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Faculty Works-in-Progress: Suzanna Walters


    Suzanna Walters Professor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology Director, Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program “Feminism: A Love Story”

The Cultures of Ability Fellowship Presents “New Discourses in Disability Studies” Symposium


The Humanities Center “Cultures of Ability” 2018-2019 Fellowship present the “New Discourses in Disability Studies” Symposium. Moderated by Northeastern Professor of Sociology, Linda Blum. Panelists include: Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Texas at El Paso, Angela Frederick and Disability activist and Research Associate at Brandeis University Lurie Institute for Disability Policy, Sandy…
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Holocaust and Genocide Awareness Week 2019

04/01/2019 - 04/05/2019

Northeastern Holocaust and Genocide Awareness Week 2019 Monday, April 1, 2019 25 Years after the Genocide against the Tutsis in Rwanda: Challenges and Responses in the Prevention of Genocide 5:30 p.m., Raytheon Amphitheater, 120 Forsyth Street Adama Dieng, UN Secretary-General’s Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide and former Registrar of the International Criminal Tribunal…
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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”

Faculty Works-In-Progress: Humanities Center Fellows


Humanities Center Fellows “Cultures of Ability”   Laura Frader Professor, Department of History College of Social Sciences and Humanities “Addressing Gendered Cultures of Ability: European Community Equality Policies 1957 – 1980” 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…
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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”

NULab for Texts, Maps, and Networks presents “Climate Change/Crisis/Creativity” Conference


Please join NULab on Friday, February 22nd at the Raytheon Amphitheater for a one-day conference “Climate Change/Crisis/Creativity,” featuring lightning talks by Northeastern faculty and staff, presentations by artists whose work engages with climate change, a hands-on working session, and a keynote lecture by Bethany Wiggin, University of Pennsylvania. The Humanities Center is co-sponsoring this conference along…
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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               “The Cultural Politics of “Sensory-Friendly” Mediated Spaces” Elizabeth Britt Associate Professor, Department of English College of Social Sciences and Humanities “The Ability to Change: Batterer Intervention as Rhetorical…
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