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Arab Cultural Night


Join the Arab Students Association for an Arab Cultural Night. This event will showcase different Arab countries represented by their students at Northeastern as well as students of Arabic in the World Languages Center. Come discover Arabic and Arab culture with your classmates and colleagues!  

Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart: A film screening and conversation


Join us for a screening of Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart, followed by a panel discussion with film director, Tracy Heather Strain and Professor Margaret A. Burnham; moderated by Professor Nicole N. Aljoe. If you only know “A Raisin in the Sun,” then you don’t know Lorraine Hansberry. Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart is the first-ever feature documentary about Lorraine…
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La exploración científica del mundo hispánico americano en el siglo XVIII


This talk will be conducted entirely in Spanish.   La política ilustrada llevada a cabo en España durante el siglo XVIII concedió gran importancia a las nuevas disciplinas científicas que, como la botánica, estuvieron al servicio del proyecto de modernización de las estructuras económicas y sociales. Los sucesivos gobiernos de la monarquía borbónica hicieron un…
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Holbrook Robinson String Quartet


To mark my fiftieth and last year at Northeastern, I will present some of my music for string quartet on October 19 at 3:30 at Northeastern’s magnificent Fenway Center at 77 St. Stephen St. The concert will consist of my first string quartet, followed by 8 independent short movements. It will last about one hour…
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Aurelio Martinez Concert


THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT   Singer-songwriter, guitarist and percussionist, Aurelio Martinez aka AURELIO, is one of Central America’s most gifted performers. Born in Honduras, the artist is known for his powerful and evocative voice. He is a major tradition-bearer of the Garifuna culture and music and he is considered nowadays as the Cultural Ambassador…
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May ’68 Film Festival: La Chinoise


Join us for a special screening of La Chinoise as part of the May ’68 Film Festival in partnership with the French Cultural Center and Harvard University. This screening will take place at Northeastern University and will be followed by a discussion lead by director and actor Dennis Berry. Find out more about the May ’68…
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Improvisation and Diasporic Memory—a performance lecture


In this performative lecture, dance artist Alicia Díaz will engage in an improvised dialogue with percussionist Héctor “Coco” Barez informed by the relationship between the solo dancer and the subidor, the lead drummer in the Puerto Rican bomba. Integrating contemporary dance vocabulary with references to the traditional Puerto Rican music and dance form, Díaz and…
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CANCELLED: To the Mountaintops: Film Presentation and Discussion Forum


*This event has unfortunately been cancelled. We apologize for the inconvenience.* Join the Asian Studies Program and CITIZENARTS for a presentation and discussion of the documentary To The Mountaintops, a comparison of the surging dynamics of China and India — the world’s largest authoritarian and democratic state. In a corner of our planet, side-by-side, are two of…
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