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Canceled: #Feminism: Gender and the 2020 Election


Celebrate Women’s History Month and fight the patriarchy at the seventh annual WGSS Program Women’s History Month Symposium, #Feminism: Gender and the 2020 Election. This year’s event features keynote speaker Zerlina Maxwell, MSNBC political analyst and director of Progressive Programming at Sirius XM radio as well as a mix of academics, activists, and journalists in conversation…
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Canceled: Making Our Neighborhoods, Making Ourselves with George Galster


Author Talk: Making Our Neighborhoods, Making Our Selves with George Galster Join us for a book talk by George Galster, PhD who will delve deep into the question of whether American neighborhoods are as efficient and equitable as they could be—socially, financially, and emotionally—and, if not, what we can do to change that. Galster aims…
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Designing the 21st Century City: Labor Unions and the Production of Urbanism


Part of our Urban Transformations Lecture Series, sponsored by the MS in Urban Planning and Policy Program of the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs and the School of Architecture Presenter: Professor Aseem Inam Summary: The presentation illustrates how social and political movements like labor unions design the city.  Labor unions simultaneously shape and…
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MKOC: Climate Change Cartoon-athon


Experience the World’s First Interactive Climate Change Cartoon-athon Co-designing Cartoons to Enrich Learning and Dialogue Presented in partnership with Cartoon Collections, the world’s largest cartoon licensing website   Cartoons illuminate the incomprehensible by highlighting what is unacceptable yet accepted. Can they help us make sense of a world in the throes of climate change? World-class artists…
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Updated Information for Climate Change: A Course for Everyone

01/08/2020 - 04/08/2020

The March 11 Myra Kraft Open Classroom public lecture will not be held, in accordance with Northeastern University’s updated event policy covering large gatherings, as well as Governor Baker’s State of Emergency declaration. More information about our remaining sessions (March 18, March 25, April 1 and April 8) will be forthcoming. We will still populate our Climate Resources…
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Call for Abstracts: Framing SNAP


Call for Abstracts Framing SNAP: Perspectives on the Nation’s Largest, Least-loved, and Most Enduring Food Assistance Program March 19-20, 2020 Northeastern University Boston The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as the Food Stamp Program, is a means-tested entitlement authorized under the Food Stamp Act of 1964. However, the current system’s outlines go back…
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