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Congratulations 2020 Graduates!

Congratulations on completing your degrees! We wish we could be with you to celebrate in person. Sadly, it is not possible, and we will have to wait until it is safe to hold a proper event. We know that it is no substitute, but we wanted to mark you accomplishments now, virtually, and let you…
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Published On: May 6, 2020 |
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Prof. Bucar is mentioned extensively in this Washington Post article

Masks are here to stay. And they’re quickly becoming a way to express ourselves. Fashion always finds a way. Human beings are undaunted in their search for ways to stand out, to communicate, to thrive in a treacherous environment. And so the face mask — once purely functional, once perceived as an exotic accessory —…
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Congratulations Gabriel!

Congratulations 🎉😁 Gabriel! Gabriel has been selected as the 2020 Garnet Award recipient! This award recognizes one junior (or third-year student) who has demonstrated a commitment to the University’s values of leadership, volunteerism, academic integrity, community impact, while also showing promise for even greater success at Northeastern in the future. Gabriel was nominated and selected…
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Published On: April 8, 2020 |
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Fall 2020 Course Registration

Fall 2020 course registration is now live. You cannot register yet, but you can view which courses will be offered during the Fall semester. Click here to see what new courses we will be offering.

Published On: March 16, 2020 |
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Cancelled Conferences due to COVID-19

We are very sorry to report that the Global Structural Injustice and Minority Rights Conference 2020 and the 2020 Information Ethics Roundtable has now been cancelled.  In response to the COVID-19 situation, Northeastern University is cancelling all “non-essential large gatherings.”  

Published On: March 11, 2020 |
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Sacred Writes and Prof. Bucar are highlighted in this recent article

The Public Writing Life: the Venue, the Pitch, and the Fee So you’ve decided it’s time to branch out from scholarship and write for the public. After mulling how your expertise relates to something in the news, you have a sense of what to write. You even have some venues in mind. Now what? How,…
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Published On: February 12, 2020 |
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Third World Liberation on the Histories and Possibility of Coalitional Praxis

Date: February 24, 2020 Time: 3:00-6:00pm Location: John D. O’Bryant African American Institute Sponsored by: Africana Studies, Asian Studies, Politics, Philosophy & Economics (PPE) Program, Department of English, Center for Intercultural Engagement , John D. O’Bryant African American Institute, Humanities Center , Service-Learning, Center of Community Service, Office of Cultural , Residential , and Spiritual…
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Published On: January 31, 2020 |
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2020 Philosophy and Religion Essay Award Competition- CFP

The Department of Philosophy and Religion is pleased to announce our annual essay award competition. Awards will be given in two categories: Philosophy and Religion. Details for each are below: Philosophy Paper An award will be given for the best paper defending a substantive thesis in any area of philosophy (theoretical or applied). Papers may…
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Published On: January 30, 2020 |
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Listen to Prof. Illingworth’s episode on the Wisconsin Public Radio

When Bad People Give to Good Causes Jeffrey Epstein and some other high-profile philanthropists have given big bucks to causes–while doing terrible things in their personal lives. An expert on the ethics of giving says non-profit groups should pay attention to the source of the money–and offers advice on personal philanthropy, whether we’re giving away…
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Published On: January 22, 2020 |
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Prof. Williams discusses civil rights in the age of AI with President Aoun

Accountability and responsibility in the digital age were the central themes of a conversation in celebration of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Thursday at Northeastern. In the discussion, hosted by Joseph E. Aoun, president of Northeastern,  Patricia J. Williams, University Distinguished Professor of law and humanities, said the digital…
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Published On: January 17, 2020 |
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