Humanities Center Events


POSTPONED: Faculty Works-in-Progress: Kathleen Coyne Kelly

“Dark Pastoral: Nazis at the Round Table at Wewelsburg Castle”..
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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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CANCELLED: Forced Displacement: Inclusion of Refugees

The Brudnick Center on Violence and Conflict, International Affairs Program, The Northeastern Humanities Center, Department of Sociology and Anthropology and Global Resilience Institute presents “Forced Displacement: Inclusion of Refugees” March 11-12, 2020..
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POSTPONED: Holocaust & Genocide Awareness Week 2020

Northeastern Holocaust and Genocide Awareness Week 2020 Tuesday, March 17, 2020 Beyond Duty: Diplomatic Heroism During the Holocaust 5:15 p.m., International Village Lobby, 1155 Tremont Street Exhibit Opening and Reception Co-sponsored by the Consul General of Israel to New England and the Jewish Studies Program Monday, March 23, 2020 Reckoning with Genocide: Student Projects and…
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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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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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NEHC Request for Proposals – Deadline Extended to May 15

The New England Humanities Consortium (NEHC) has extended their upcoming RFP deadline to May 15th. Through these RFPs, NEHC offers competitive grants of up to $5,000 for research in the humanities to its member institutes and their affiliates. Application guidelines are listed below and additional information can be found here.   NEHC Mission and Overview…
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Advisory Board Member Martin Blatt awarded 2020 NCPH Robert Kelley Memorial Award

Martin Blatt, Northeastern Humanities Center Advisory Board Member, Professor of the Practice, and Director of Public History program, received the 2020 Robert Kelley Memorial Award from the National Council on Public History (NCPH) on March 21st. Please join us in congratulating this year’s award winners for outstanding achievement in a variety of public history formats. The…
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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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Congratulations to the 2020-21 “Disruption and Displacement” Faculty Fellows

Please join us in congratulating the Northeastern University faculty fellows selected for the seventh annual Northeastern University Humanities Center Resident Fellowship Program. This fellowship provides a focused period of time for 7 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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