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Faculty Works-in-Progress

The Faculty Works-in-Progress Colloquium is sponsored by the Dean of the College of Social Sciences and Humanities and the Northeastern Humanities Center. Faculty members from all colleges have the opportunity to share their current research with colleagues and benefit from questions and discussions.  Lunch and refreshments are provided at each talk.

The schedule for the upcoming academic year is planned during the summer. If you are interested in giving a Works-In-Progress presentation, please contact:

Lori Lefkovitz, Director of the Humanities Center (l.lefkovitz@northeastern.edu)


Fall 2019Faculty Works-in-Progress


Monday, September 16, 2019

12:00 – 1:00 p.m. in 909 Renaissance Park

Suzanna Walters
Professor
Department of Sociology and Anthropology
Director, Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program
College of Social Sciences and Humanities

“Feminism: A Love Story”


Monday, October 28, 2019

12:00 – 1:00 p.m. in 909 Renaissance Park

Nicholas Beauchamp
Assistant Professor
Department of Political Science
College of Social Sciences and Humanities

“Trajectories of Hate: Mapping the Development of Racism and Misogyny On Social Media”


Thursday, November 14, 2019

3:30 – 4:30 p.m. in 909 Renaissance Park

Angela Kilby
Assistant Professor
Department of Political Science
College of Social Sciences and Humanities

“Algorithmic Fairness in Predicting Opioid Use Disorder using Machine Learning”


Monday, December 2, 2019

12:00 – 1:00 p.m. in 909 Renaissance Park

Humanities Center Fellows

“Authority and Subversion”

 

Matthew Bowser   
PhD Candidate
Department of History
College of Social Sciences and Humanities
“Misdirected Rage: The Anti-Immigrant Response to Co-Colonialism and Capitalism in Myanmar and the Origins of Burmese Islamophobia, 1930-1947”  

Carla Kaplan
Professor
Department of English
College of Social Sciences and Humanities
““Queen of the Muckrakers:” Jessica Mitford and the Arts of Activism”

William Miles
Professor
Department of Political Science
 International Affairs Program
 College of Social Sciences and Humanities
“From King Cyrus to Donald Trump: Faith-Based Subversion of American Democracy”


Spring 2020

Faculty Works-in-Progress


Monday, January 13, 2020

12:00 – 1:00 p.m. in 909 Renaissance Park

Chris Gallagher
Vice Chancellor for Global Learning Opportunities
Professor, Department of English
College of Social Sciences and Humanities

“Writing Across Contexts: CSSH Writers at Work

Monday, January 27, 2020

12:00 – 1:00 p.m. in 909 Renaissance Park

Megan Denver
Assistant Professor
School of Criminology and Criminal Justice
College of Social Sciences and Humanities

“Testing a Stigma Remediation Strategy in the Employment Context: The Interaction of Positive Credentials and Criminal Records”


Monday, February 10, 2020

12:00 – 1:00 p.m. in 909 Renaissance Park

Humanities Center Fellows

“Authority and Subversion”

 

Ekaterina Botchkovar
Professor
School of Criminology and Criminal Justice
College of Social Sciences and Humanities
“War Exposure and Degradation of Morality: The Case of Ukraine”

Patricia Mabrouk
Professor
Department of Chemistry
College of Science
“Them and Us: The Impact of Power and Privilege on Chemistry Doctoral Students’ Ethical Decision Making about Authorship”

 


Monday, March 9, 2020

12:00 – 1:00 p.m. in 909 Renaissance Park

Humanities Center Fellows

“Authority and Subversion”

 

Candice Delmas
Assistant Professor
Department of Philosophy and Religion
Department of Political Science
College of Social Sciences and Humanities
 “Resistance from the Margins”

Risa Kitagawa    
Assistant Professor
Department of Political Science
 International Affairs Program
 College of Social Sciences and Humanities
“Recasting National Narratives A Text Analysis of Truth Commission Testimonies”

Summer Marion
PhD Candidate
Department of Political Science
College of Social Sciences and Humanities
“Purchasing Power? Philanthropy and Policy Influence in Global Governance”


Thursday, March 26, 2020

3:30 – 4:30 p.m. in 909 Renaissance Park

Kathleen Coyne Kelly
Professor
Department of English
College of Social Sciences and Humanities
                                       “Nazi Pastoral: The Wewelsburg Castle Complex”

 


On Mondays, lunch and beverages will be provided; on Thursdays, light refreshments and beverages are served.

Questions? Contact the Northeastern Humanities Center at nuhumanities@northeastern.edu.