Sharpshooter in Ferguson, August 13, 2014 (photo by Jamelle Bouie)

Sharpshooter in Ferguson, August 13, 2014 (photo by Jamelle Bouie)

The Histories of Violence Collective is a pan-institutional, interdisciplinary group of scholars who work on projects that focus on violence. We are primarily concerned with the narrative, archival, and pedagogical questions that arise from such topics, and in ways in which violence is told and obscured in historical narratives.