In The Language of the State of the Union, an interactive chart reveals how the words presidents use reflect the twists and turns of American history. In Mapping the State of the Union, an interactive graphic shows the 1,410 different spots on the globe presidents have referenced in 224 speeches. Gretchen Heefner provides some historical context…
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For Sale: Deep, Spacious Roswell Property, Once Occupied by a Missile – NYTimes.com
Victoria Cain’s new book, Life on Display: Revolutionizing U.S. Museums of Science and Nature has been published. Life on Display was published by the University of Chicago Press and, in Victoria’s words, “uses the history of biological exhibitions to analyze museums’ shifting roles in twentieth-century American science and society. My co-author, Karen A. Rader, and I chronicle how…
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Thanks to the efforts of Prof. Heather Streets-Salter and graduate student Abby Mullen, NU has been awarded a highly competitive grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to run a workshop this summer on “Military History: Doing the History of the Military and Foreign Policy in the Digital Age.”
Professor Timothy Brown is the co-author a forthcoming book, The Global Sixties in Sound and Vision: Media, Counterculture, Revolt, that will be published with Palgrave Macmillan in April 2014.
Prof. Heefner has been awarded a Fellowship for 2014-15 at the Center for the Humanities at NU, to work on her project “Earth Movers: Engineering American Global Power, One Place at a Time.”
Prof. Walker has been awarded an extremely prestigious and competitive Charles A. Ryskamp Fellowship from the American Council of Learned Societies to support work on her project “Economic Woes: Debt and the Ethics of Capitalism in Modern Mexico.” Prof.Walker is the first member of the NU faculty ever to be awarded this fellowship.
Professor Timothy Brown is currently doing research on his project “From New Left to New Age: Spirituality, Science, and the International Counterculture in the Long 1970s” funded by a grant from Northeastern’s College of Social Sciences and Humanities.
Every year in the January issue, in print and online, Choice publishes a list of Outstanding Academic Titles that were reviewed during the previous calendar year. This prestigious list reflects the best in scholarly titles reviewed by Choiceand brings with it the extraordinary recognition of the academic library community. The list is quite selective: it contains approximately ten…
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Part-time lecturer Peter Fraunholtz has a forthcoming chapter “”The Collapse and Rebuilding of Grain Procurement Authority in Civil War Russia: The Case of Penza, 1919″ in Badcock S, Novikova L, Retish A (eds) Kaleidoscopes of Revolution: Russia in Regional Perspective, 1914-1922.