Protest 2020: Dangerous Undertow

Rosemary Hennessy, Department of English

I started thinking recently about the double inflection of “protest.” Protest as noun with the accent on the first syllable is a collective coming together to confront a power—the king of the hill, the president of the United States, violence by a specific or a nebulous authority, by white supremacists, the corporate state, its police…read more.