Author: Brittan Nannenga

Dr. Gilbert Sims Derr and the BSU: Black History in Action

In the spring of 1967, DePaul’s Black Student Union issued a series of demands to the university, including an end to discrimination against Black students in university services and organizations and wider recognition of Black culture in academics. Over the course of the next year, Black students became increasingly dissatisfied

DePaul Documentary Corps: From the Classroom into the Archives

In the winter and spring quarters of 2021, DePaul’s Special Collections and Archives will partner with the HumanitiesX Collaborative on a new internship course, the DePaul Documentary Corps. The course, led by HumanitiesX Faculty Director, Prof. Lisa Dush, will teach students oral history, the ethics of documentary practice, and give