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NULab Spring 2021 Calendar of Events

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The NULab is delighted to announce our spring 2021 calendar of events. We have some very exciting panels, workshops, and other events planned for the semester. You can find additional details and registration information for these events at

All spring 2021 NULab events will be virtual. These events are free and open to the public, but registration is required. Please contact[at]gmail[dot]com with any questions.

We hope to see you this spring!

NULab Spring 2021 Calendar of Events

Every Wednesday, 12:15–1pm
DH Open Office Hours
Co-sponsored with the Digital Scholarship Group (DSG) in the Northeastern University Library

February 12, 12–1pm
Douglass Day
Transcribe-a-thon in celebration of Frederick Douglass and Black History Month
Co-sponsored with the DSG and the Women Writers Project

February 19, 9:45am–6pm
Computation + Journalism Symposium
Co-hosted by Northeastern University and the Brown Institute for Media Innovation

February 24, 2:30–4pm
Panel: The Ethics of Digital Image Analysis
Featuring: Alex Hanna (Google), Eunsong Kim (Northeastern University), Luke Stark (University of Western Ontario), and Lauren Tilton (University of Richmond)

February 26, 12–1:30pm
Fugitive Caribbean Project Transcribe-a-thon
Transcribe-a-thon of fugitive slave ads from the Barbados Mercury
Hosted by the Early Caribbean Digital Archive (ECDA)

March 17, 12:15–1pm
NULab Grant Recipients Lightning Talks
Featuring: Hanyu Chwe (Network Science), Ryan Cordell (English), Kenneth Oravetz (English), Ryan Gallagher (Network Science), Dietmar Offenhuber (Art + Design and Public Policy), and Sara Wiley (Sociology and Health Science)
Co-sponsored with the DSG

March 26, 12–1:30pm
Speculation in the Archive Workshop
Research and creative responses with fugitive slave ads from the Barbados Mercury
Hosted by the ECDA

April 9, time TBD
NULab Spring Conference: Data and Social Justice
Featuring talks by Northeastern faculty and graduate students about their research in digital humanities and computational social science.

April 14, 12:15–1pm
NULab Grant Recipients Lightning Talks
Featuring: Nicole Aljoe (English) and Myojung Chung (Journalism)
Co-sponsored with the DSG

NULab/Shorenstein Center Misinformation Speaker Series

Registration is required; event links with registration details coming soon for April and May events

March 4, 12–1pmShanto Iyengar, Stanford

April 7, 11:30am–12:30pm—Jennifer Pan, Stanford

April 22, 12–1pm—Dannagal Young, University of Delaware

May 5, 10:30–11:30am—Rasmus Nielsen, University of California, Berkeley

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