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An Evening with Boston Poet Laureate: Porsha Olayiwola

12/02/2019

  Join us for an evening of reading and conversation with Boston Poet Laureate 2019, Porsha Olayiwola.   5:30 – 6:30 PM – Reception – Renaissance Park 909, 1135 Tremont Street, 9th floor 7:00 – 8:30 PM – Reading and Conversation (MU 201)  

A Neo-Existentialist Account of Human Nature and Social Identity

11/14/2019

“Challenging the Liberal World Order: Dangers and Possibilities” Speaker Series Event  Why have leftists in Europe and the United States been unable to take advantage of the political turmoil in their nations?  Socialists and social democrats ought to benefit from the mass outrage against inequality. Yet, nearly everywhere, they are embroiled in a crisis of their…
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Africana Studies Open House

11/04/2019

Join us on November 4 for the Africana Studies Open House! Professors will be present to talk about their Spring 2020 classes and discuss research opportunities. Refreshments provided.

The Crisis of the Western Left

09/25/2019

“Challenging the Liberal World Order: Dangers and Possibilities” Speaker Series Event  Why have leftists in Europe and the United States been unable to take advantage of the political turmoil in their nations?  Socialists and social democrats ought to benefit from the mass outrage against inequality. Yet, nearly everywhere, they are embroiled in a crisis of their…
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Otros Saberes Pre-conference: Volunteers Needed!

05/23/2019

Northeastern University will be welcoming the upcoming Otros Saberes pre-conference, Solidarities Across Borders. We’re really looking forward to a fantastic event with an impressive mix of scholars, activists, and artists from Boston and across the Americas. They’ll be contributing to roundtable sessions on immigrant women worker organizing in Greater Boston, transnational indigenous dialogues, and the…
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Arab Cultural Night

02/22/2019

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

10/30/2018

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

10/22/2018

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

10/19/2018

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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