Humanities Center Events

01/14/2019

Faculty Works-In-Progress: Mindy Marks

Mindy Marks Associate Professor, Department of Economics “Economic Development and The Motherhood Wage Penalty”

01/31/2019

Faculty Works-In-Progress: Hillary Chute

Hillary Chute Distinguished Professor, Department of English and Art + Design

02/11/2019

Faculty Works-In-Progress: Humanities Center Fellows

Humanities Center Fellows “Cultures of Ability”   Meryl Alper Assistant Professor Department of Communication Studies College of Arts, Media, and Design               “Kids Across the Spectrums: Growing Up Autistic in the Digital Age” Laura Frader Professor Department of History College of Social Sciences and Humanities          …
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02/28/2019

Faculty Works-In-Progress: Natasha Frost

Natasha Frost Professor, School of Criminology and Criminal Justice Associate Dean, CSSH Graduate Studies “Correctional Officer Suicide and Well-being: Assessing the Impacts of Officer Suicide on the Behavioral, Emotional, and Occupational Well-bring of Those Working in Corrections”

03/11/2019

Faculty Works-In-Progress: Humanities Center Fellows

Humanities Center Fellows “Cultures of Ability”   Elizabeth Britt Associate Professor Department of English College of Social Sciences and Humanities “The Ability to Change: Batterer Intervention as Rhetorical Education” Denise Garcia Associate Professor  Department of Political Science International Affairs Program College of Social Sciences and Humanities “Artificial Intelligence and the Earth’s Global Commons” Rachael Lee…
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03/28/2019

Faculty Works-In-Progress: Shytierra Gaston

Shytierra Gaston Assistant Professor, Criminology and Criminal Justice “A Ferguson Effect, the Drug Epidemic, Both, or Neither? Explaining the 2015 and 2016 U.S. Homicide Rises by Race and Ethnicity”

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Humanities Center News

Congratulations to the 2018-19 “Cultures of Ability” Faculty Fellows

Please join us in congratulating the Northeastern University faculty fellows selected for the sixth annual Northeastern University Humanities Center Resident Fellowship Program. This fellowship provides a focused period of time for 8 faculty fellows to pursue research, to collaborate around a common theme, and to share their work with the Northeastern community.  The theme for…
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Northeastern Humanities Center hosts interdisciplinary NEH Summer Institute

This summer, about two dozen scholars from across the country assembled at the Northeastern campus to participate in a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Summer Institute exploring “Space, Place, and the Humanities.” The NEH awarded the Northeastern Humanities Center this unique opportunity to host the event through its Summer Seminars and Institutes grant program. “As a…
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Announcing Sari Altschuler as Associate Director of the Northeastern Humanities Center

    Dear Colleagues: The College of Social Sciences and Humanities is pleased to announce the appointment of Sari Altschuler as Associate Director of the Northeastern Humanities Center. Altschuler, now Assistant Professor of English, first joined the Northeastern community in the 2016-2017 academic year as a visiting faculty member in the Department of English. She…
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Congratulations to the 2017-18 Graduate Fellows & Welcome to our Visiting Scholar

Please join us in congratulating the Northeastern University graduate fellows, and giving a warm welcome to our visiting scholar for the fifth annual Northeastern University Humanities Center Resident Fellowship Program. This fellowship provides a focused period of time for our graduate and faculty fellows to pursue research, to collaborate around a common theme, and to share…
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The Fifth Annual Morton E. Ruderman Lecture

On Monday, March 27, dozens of students and faculty found their way to West Village F to listen to an engaging and topical conversation about modern biotechnology.  The lecture, titled “Frankenstein and the Golem: How Ancient Tales Can Inform Modern Biotechnology” was given by professor, sociologist, and bioethicist Dr. Paul Root Wolpe. The Northeastern Jewish…
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“Whose Story?”

We are the stories we tell.  A variety of narratives—journalistic, artistic, and scholarly— compete to explain our cultural circumstances and to ground individual experiences within a collective reality, from the news site to the novel, from political rhetoric to religious doctrine. Yet as storytelling platforms have multiplied, audiences have fragmented, and agreement on the significance…
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