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Writing as Healing Series

05/04/2020 - 05/22/2020

The Writing Program and Writing Center are thrilled to sponsor three weeks of online writing workshops for NU faculty, staff, students, and the community at large. How can we begin to process and account for our experience during this time of unrest, loss, and suspension? We believe that writing can be a powerful tool for…
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4th Annual Boston-Wide Women of Color in the Academy Conference

03/13/2020

On behalf of the conference planning committee, we are excited to announce that this year’s conference theme is Raising Our Voices, Strengthening the Academy. The overall conference goal is to facilitate a more diverse academy by enhancing the timely career progression primarily of faculty, but also of post-doctoral scholars and graduate students. Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in…
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Third World Liberation: On the Histories and Possibility of Coalitional Praxis A Roundtable with Mari Matsuda, Charles Lawrence and Patricia Williams

02/24/2020

Join us for Third World Liberation: On the Histories and Possibility of Coalitional Praxis, A Roundtable with Mari Matsuda, Charles Lawrence and Patricia Williams. This once-in-a-lifetime roundtable will examine the trajectory of third world liberation. Keynote speakers Mari Matsuda, Charles Lawrence and Patricia Williams will discuss their scholarship which range from the racial tensions that…
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SAID Presents: An Evening with Michelle Alexander

02/20/2020

NU Students Against Institutional Discrimination will be hosting Michelle Alexander in Blackman Auditorium Feb. 20, 2020 with doors opening at 7pm. Michelle Alexander will participate in a 45min moderated discussion addressing a range of topics centered on the prison industrial complex, followed by a live audience Q&A, and an exclusive meet and greet.

Sarah Baartman, Nicki Minaj, Beyonce & the Booty: Black Womanhood, Sexuality and Beauty in Pop Culture

02/14/2020

This panel discussion will feature Moya Bailey (as facilitator), Dr. Yndia Lorick-Wilmot (JDOAAI Scholar-in-Residence), Dr. Kinitra Brooks, Dr. Natasha Gordon-Chipembere, Dr. Janell Hobson, and Dr. Jaronda Miller-Bryant. The topic of discussion will be: “Sarah Baartman, Nicki Minaj, Beyonce & the Booty: Black Womanhood, Sexuality and Beauty in Pop Culture.” Friday, February 14th, 2020 3:00 – 3:30 PM…
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Douglass Day Transcribe-a-thon

02/12/2020

Please join us on Wednesday, February 12th at 12–1:30pm for Douglass Day, a transcribe-a-thon celebrating the life and birthday of Frederick Douglass. This event is co-hosted by the NULab and Digital Scholarship Group. This event connects with the national Douglass Day, an annual celebration organized, in part, by The Colored Conventions Project, with local events happening…
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Them and Us: The Impact of Power and Privilege on Chemistry Doctoral Students’ Ethical Decision Making about Authorship

02/10/2020

Dr. Patricia Mabrouk, will give a talk as part of the Faculty Works-in-Progress Colloquium Series. The talk will be called: Them and Us: The Impact of Power and Privilege on Chemistry Doctoral Students’ Ethical Decision Making about Authorship On Mondays, lunch and beverages will be provided. On Thursdays, light refreshments and beverages will be served….
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2020 Winter Gateway Speaker: Dr. Marc Lamont Hill

02/07/2020

Join a moderated conversation between award-winning author Dr. Marc Lamont Hill and NBC10Boston anchor Latoyia Edwards, as Dr. Hill discusses the challenges, controversies, and trends around building and sustaining political movements. Marc Lamont Hill is an activist, author, and journalist. He was formerly a political commentator for CNN. Doors open at 11 a.m., the discussion…
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