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POSTPONED: Native New England, Christianity, and War: A Public Reading of the Eulogy on King Philip by William Apess

In 1675 a Native chief who had taken the name King Philip led a rebellion against the British exploitation of New England. The war ended in the enslavement and massacre of Native peoples, and cast a long shadow over American history. In the 1830s, a Native minister named William Apess wrote and delivered, in Boston,…
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POSTPONED: The “Authority and Subversion” 2019-2020 Fellowship Symposium

The Humanities Center “Authority and Subversion” 2019-2020 Fellowship Symposium. Moderated by Northeastern Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Political Science, Candice Delmas. Panelists include: Associate Professor of Political Science and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Boston University, Lida Maxwell and political scientist and Russell J. Leng ’60 Professor of International Politics and Economics at Middlebury…
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Humanities Center News

Associate Director, Sari Altschuler receives NEH grant for Health, Humanities, and Societies Program

The Northeastern Humanities Center is proud to announce that our Associate Director, Sari Altschuler and Associate Professor of History, Chris Parsons, recently received a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) grant through their division of education programs for $35,000 to further the digital components of our Health, Humanities, and Societies (HHS) initiative. In total, the…
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CSSH Pandemic Public Teaching Initiative: Call for Proposals due June 12th

  The Pandemic Teaching Initiative, which is supported by the CSSH Office of the Dean, the Northeastern Humanities Center, the Ethics Institute, the SPPUA and the NULab, seeks to create a set of publicly accessible lessons/modules that explore topics related to pandemics and their disruptions and impacts. These modules will be published as part of…
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Advisory Board Member Victoria Cain creates #COVID19Archive

Associate Professor of History, Victoria Cain recently helped create A Journal of the Plague Year: An Archive of COVID19 ( a new digital repository to crowdsource images, oral histories, videos and stories about the global experience of COVID-19 in order to create a lasting historical record of this extraordinary moment. Contribute today to create a lasting historical…
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Faculty Initiatives Responsive to COVID-19

This page explores some of the many ways members of the Humanities Center and CSSH community are engaging with broader audiences in the face of the global COVID-19 pandemic. If you are a member of CSSH, please submit news items you would like to see featured on the CSSH website. Humanities COVID-19 Syllabus To help…
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