January 2022 Edition of Dialogue
WBIR: Today marks one year since Capitol Insurrection
Luke Harlow, associate professor of history, provides a historical perspective on the anniversary of the insurrection.
Knoxville News Sentinel: How Black activism birthed Knoxville’s Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue
Derrick Alderman, professor of geography, discusses how renaming streets in MLK’s memory is a way to honor the civil rights movement and give marginalized people a voice with their local governments.
WBIR: UT theatre costumes on display in downtown gallery
Miniature period gowns and lavish hats made entirely of leather are free to see at UT’s downtown gallery.
Knoxville News Sentinel: One and 100: Katie Bush, student at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville
Last year, the political science student at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville thought she might die of COVID-19. There were 680 active cases in September 2020, and Bush, an immunocompromised 20-year-old, thought she might never get to drink at a bar or graduate and go to law school.
WBIR: Shining on the big stage | Actor talks about upcoming ‘Little Shop’ role, time at UT
He’s about to play the lead in one of Off-Broadway’s most beloved musicals, but Conrad Ricamora isn’t forgetting all of the people who helped him get there — including his instructors and peers at the University of Tennessee.