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Student movements

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Variants: Activism, Student Campus disorders; Student activism; Student protest; Student unrest

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Benjy Renton photographs

Identifier: C-184
Scope and Contents This collection contains over 10,000 photographs taken by Benjy Renton during his time at Middlebury. Renton's photographs include on-campus events such as the Justice for Breonna Taylor protest, MiddView Orientation, scenes from the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020, Evolution Dance Crew performances, the Winter Carnival Ice Show, the International Students' Organization (ISO) Food Festival, Winter Carnival, the Blackout Protest in support of higher wages for staff, the M...
Dates: 2018-

Community responses to anti-Black racism and police violence

Identifier: C-183
Scope and Contents

Collection contains social media posts, website crawls, and other born-digital materials produced by the Middlebury College community and collected by Special Collections beginning in May, 2020, following the murder of George Floyd by police. The collection includes responses and statements by academic departments, student clubs and organizations, athletic teams, and more.

Dates: May, 2020-

Episode 52: Breonna Taylor, voting, and what's next, October 4, 2020

Identifier: c179_blckgrlmgc-episode-52-breonna-taylor-voting-20201004
Scope and Contents

Episode description: "Hi everybody! Megan and Destini are back after a long pause :) In this episode, they give you an update on the verdict of Breonna Taylor, voting, the next steps for BLCKGRLMGC, and a run down for our next episodes. Thank you for riding with us these past three years. BLCKGRLMGC continues to grow and we couldn’t be happier!"

Dates: October 4, 2020

Gender, sexuality, and feminist studies 435: Feminist engaged research, Fall 2020

Identifier: S7_gsfs435
Scope and Contents Includes a blog entitled "Covid, contagion, cracks in the system" serving as an online journal of the Feminist Engaged Research class during the Fall 2020 semester. The blog description reads, "During this semester, the Covid Pandemic exposed cracks in the system and we decided to contaminate purely theoretical and academic work with a variety of interventions. We hope these pieces make you think, make you wonder, and make you see just how deep the cracks in the system have always been."...
Dates: Fall 2020

Juntos records, 2016-2021

Scope and Contents Born-digital materials produced by Juntos from 2016 to 2021, including meeting agendas, coalitions, companeros, events committee documents, activity fair materials, club goals, media, member applications, mission statements and constitutions, documentation of the history of Juntos at Middlebury, recruiting documents, resources for migrant farmworkers, surveys, working group agendas and documents, Budget documents, activism documents produced by the Juntos Activism Committee, photographs, and...
Dates: 2016-2021

Levesque, Dan (Class of 2021.5) Unprecedented times documentary, October 23, 2020

Identifier: s6_levesque_dan_unprecedented_times_film_2020
Scope and Contents Digital video file containing "Unprecedented Times," a documentary produced by Dan Levesque, Class of 2021.5 during the summer of 2020. The film documents the experience of the Middlebury College community during the COVID-19 pandemic and features interviews with Middlebury students, faculty, administration, staff, and community members. The film also contains reactions to the murder of George Floyd by Police in Minneapolis on May 25, 2020 and footage from protests that followed. ...
Dates: October 23, 2020

Middlebury Web Archives

Identifier: C-182

From the lighter side of student life to deep critical engagement with campus culture, this transinstitutional collection is intended to document life at Middlebury outside the official channels of communication, to archive diverse points of view and student activities, and to create a historical record of dynamic and engaging discussions that define our collective experience at Middlebury College.

Dates: 2016-

Off-campus podcast episode 5: BLM protests in Atlanta, June 18, 2020

Identifier: S9_AV_Off-Campus_Episode_5_BLM_Protests_20200618
Scope and Contents

The Middlebury Campus' Caroline King attends a Black Lives Matter protest in Atlanta and shares her thoughts.

Dates: June 18, 2020

People's Gender Council of Middlebury, 2009 - 2011

Identifier: s6_peoples_gender_council_of_middlebury
Scope and Contents

Includes archived website for the People's Gender Council of Middlebury as well as jpeg and pdf files containing materials produced by the Council. Materials include recommendations made by the Council to the administration of the college, meeting minutes and agendas, fliers advertising news and initiatives, as well as an executive summary of the Council.

Dates: 2009 - 2011

Schedule of teach ins, 2020 March

Identifier: s6_murray_2020
Scope and Contents List of teach ins scheduled for March 31, the date of Charles Murray's lecture on campus, three years following the March 2nd protest in 2017. Students and faculty were encouraged to host and attend teach ins that focused on anti-racist, anti-sexist, anti-classist, anti-xenophobic and anti-pseudoscientific material in protest of Charles Murray's lecture. See February 27, 2020 letter entitled, "A call to strike on March 31: A letter to faculty from students." Charles Murray's...
Dates: 2020 March

Siefer's scoop episode 7: Election issue: Middlebury student-athletes committed to political activism, October 19, 2020

Identifier: s9_siefers_scoop_episode_7_election_issue_20201019
Scope and Contents Episode description: "In this episode of the Siefer’s Scoop podcast, I explore the political activism exhibited by Middlebury student-athletes this semester. I interview a host of athletes and coaches to learn about how our sports teams are fulfilling their civic duty, from ensuring voting registration to calling representatives to demand justice for Breonna Taylor.The podcast features Brinlea La Barge [Class of 2023], a member of women’s tennis; Beatrice Donovan [Class of...
Dates: October 19, 2020

Teach In on Viet Nam poster, 1967

Identifier: S6
Scope and Contents

Poster/sign for the "teach-in" at Middlebury College to protest the war in Vietnam on November 6, 1967

Dates: 1967

Traditions, events, and activities

 Series — Box 1: Series S6.I
Identifier: S6.I
Scope and Contents From the Record Group:

Student Social Life currently houses three series: student campus events, Winter Carnival, and College songs and song books. Student campus events contain records on important historical events, focused around student activism, protest, and resistance. Records on Winter Carnival date back to 1934, and include correspondence and programs. Finally, College songs date back to 1860, and song books date back to 1902.

Dates: 1800

Twilight COVID-19 diary project, April, 2020 - September, 2020

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: A20_twilight_2
Scope and Contents

Includes participant agreements and approximately 30 diaries written by students and two diaries written by staff during the COVID-19 pandemic. Most diaries date from May, 2020 to July, 2020, but some extend through September, 2020.

Dates: April, 2020 - September, 2020