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In 2020, Ernest Kurth Residence Hall was renamed Ernest Clark Residence Hall. Ernest Kurth was a longtime member of the Southwestern Board of Trustees and someone who actively impeded the racial…

For generations, students have had spaces for them built by university leaders or have claimed other campus public spaces controlled by the adults at Southwestern for themselves. These entries explore…

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Who is actively remembered on the campus of Southwestern University?  How are they remembered?  Who is forgotten?  The Placing Memory website is an interactive story map of Southwestern University’s commemorative landscape designed to tangibly represent, critique, and revise the patterns of remembrance and forgetting of people and events on campus.