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Congratulations to the 2019-20 “Authority and Subversion” 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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Published On: April 8, 2019 |
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2018-19 Events & Programs Sponsored: “Touch This Page! A Symposium on Ability, Access, and the Archive”

In conjunction with the exhibition “Touch This Page! Making Sense of the Ways We Read,” this symposium will explore the issues of ability, access, and the archive at the intersection of the Humanities and Engineering. The symposium kicks off on Northeastern University’s campus on Thursday, April 4, 2019 from 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. in…
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Published On: February 14, 2019 |
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2018-19 Collaborative Research Cluster Sponsored: “Feminist Resistance: Structures & Strategies for Troubles Times”

The Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program presents a 2018-19 Collaborative Research Cluster symposium sponsored by the Northeastern Humanities Center and the Global Resilience Institute.     Don’t forget to register for the symposium: https://feministresilienceneu.eventbrite.com.  

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Congratulations to the 2019-20 “Authority and Subversion” Graduate Fellows

  Please join us in congratulating the Northeastern University graduate fellows and giving a warm welcome as they join the seventh 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 their…
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Published On: April 9, 2019 |
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“Love, Inc.: Dating Apps, the Big White Wedding, and Chasing the Happily Never After” A Talk with Author Laurie Essig

Presented by the Northeastern Humanities Center and The Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program and generously supported by the New England Humanities Consortium (NEHC)  

Published On: February 14, 2019 |
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Kara Swanson Awarded The History of Women in Science Prize for 2012-13 Collaborative Research Cluster Article

Professor of Law Kara Swanson was awarded the 2018 Margaret W. Rossiter History of Women in Science prize for best article on the role of women in science from the History of Science Society (HOSS). The article titled, “Rubbing Elbows and Blowing Smoke: Gender, Class, and Science in the Nineteenth-Century Patent Office” (2017), can be found here. The…
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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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Published On: February 20, 2018 |
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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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Published On: September 7, 2017 |
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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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Published On: September 11, 2017 |
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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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Published On: April 26, 2017 |
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