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“Unthinking the Politics of Fear” Patricia Williams Lecture


Northeastern University’s School of Law and College of Social Sciences and Humanities invite you to a lecture and conversation with University Distinguished Professor of Law and Humanities  Patricia Williams Thursday, October 10, 2019 6:00 PM | Reception to follow.  Northeastern University Alumni Center 716 Columbus Avenue, Sixth Floor Boston, Massachusetts Unthinking the Politics of Fear Legal regimes premised…
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Myra Kraft Open Classroom: Race, Gender, Religion, Region Who Are We As A Nation?


This fall’s Myra Kraft Open Classroom will explore the nuanced relationship between media and the presidential primaries. The School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs, in partnership with the schools of journalism and law, will present a series of weekly panels comprised of politicians, reporters, and Northeaster faculty experts, who will address crucial issues such…
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First Annual Indigenous Resilience Event


The Native & Indigenous Affinity Group is proud to announce its First Annual Indigenous Resilience Event on October 3, 2019. This event will include a gathering for women in sciences and a panel discussion with scholars who center their work on native peoples’ resilience through science, technology, and indigenous knowledges. All events are free and…
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Students and Faculty of Color Mixer


The Africana Studies Open House/Mixer is intended for all students (undergrad and grad) and offers an opportunity to learn more about the Africana Studies program, its faculty, and their research, as well as the courses that will be offered in 2019-2020 and beyond. We hope you can join us for this important networking opportunity for all…
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Jewish Queers at Northeastern Welcome Event


Jewish Queers at Northeastern (JQNU) is an affinity group within the LGBTQ Resource Center for folks who identify as both queer and Jewish. We provide a community and safe space for the intersection of these identities, offering events from Jewish holidays with a queer angle to movie screenings to Torah analysis – and more. The…
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Northeastern Reflects: Responding to Hate


Mass shootings from Parkland to Pittsburgh to Christchurch, and to El Paso and Dayton, have raised questions about the toxic mixtures of access to guns and public discourses that inspire fear and hate. They have also raised questions concerning the need for new norms and guardrails regarding the conduct of public conversations, the role of public…
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Spring 2019 Myra Kraft Open Classroom: Applying Data to Address Race & Resiliency.


The Open Classroom Seminar hosted on April. 10 will focus on Boston’s Urban Mechanics – Applying Data to Address Race & Resiliency. This seminar features 4 speakers: –Nigel Jacob, Co-founder/Co-chair – New Urban Mechanics, City of Boston. –Stephen Walter, Program Director – New Urban Mechanics, City of Boston. -Felice Ling, Founder/Ethnographer – Blue Brick Ethnography….
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The Third Annual Women of Color in the Academy Conference


Northeastern is proud to host the 3rd Annual Boston-Wide Women of Color in the Academy Conference in 2019. This year’s conference theme is Caring for Self, Caring for the Collective. The conference will be held in the Curry Student Center at Northeastern University on Friday, March 22, from 8:30 am – 5:00 pm. This year’s keynote speakers are: Margaret Woo,…
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2019 WGSS Symposium “Feminist Resilience: Structures & Strategies for Troubled Times”


Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (WGSS) Symposium is a day-long symposium featuring panels of activists, academics, and community organizers in conversation with one another on the topic of “gender and resilience.” This year’s annual WGSS symposium, “Feminist Resilience: Structures & Strategies for Troubled Times” will be on March 15th, 2019. This interdisciplinary symposium will focus…
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Council Member Adam Hosein Presents: “Inequality and Insecurity—A Discussion of the Travel Ban”


The Institute on Race and Justice is pleased to host the second Faculty Research Seminar, featuring Dr. Adam Hosein, Associate Professor of Philosophy and Religion in the College of Social Sciences and Humanities, Northeastern University.  Dr. Hosein will be giving a talk entitled “Inequality and Insecurity—A Discussion of the Travel Ban”   Please read the description below provided…
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