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Humanities Center News

Announcement of Liz Bucar as Dean’s Leadership Fellow

Dear Colleagues: I am delighted to announce that Elizabeth (Liz) Bucar, Associate Professor in the Department of Philosophy and Religion, has joined the Dean’s Office in the College of Social Sciences and Humanities as Dean’s Leadership Fellow. In this new role, Liz will work with Associate Dean Jack McDevitt, the Dean’s Office, the Humanities Center,…
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Holocaust Awareness Digital Archive: DRS Project Toolkit Pilot

Northeastern’s Annual Holocaust Awareness Week is presented by the College of Social Sciences and Humanities and the Northeastern Humanities Center with the Holocaust Awareness Committee.  The committee is pleased to announce a new archive project selected for the Digital Scholarship Group’s DRS Project Toolkit Pilot Program. In this Pilot program, the DSG will work with selected digital…
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“We are all hurt” – In Memory of the Charleston Victims

June 24, 2015 by Joe O’Connell Published by News@Northeastern Words spoken and sung can pro­vide an outlet when trying to under­stand tragedy and remem­bering those who were sense­lessly lost. That was the moti­va­tion for a spe­cial event Tuesday night cen­tered around music and poetry to remember the nine people shot and killed last week at the…
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Humanities Center Events


Slow Catastrophe: New England Medieval Conference

The theme for NEMC 2015 is “Slow Catastrophe.” In the medieval period, such events as floods, earthquakes, famine, the toppling of dynasties and the onset of war may register as spectacularly sudden, not only for the people who experienced them, but sometimes for the scholars who now study them. ..
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Faculty Works-in-Progress Colloquium Fall 2015

Monday, September 21, 2015
Mya Poe, Assistant Professor, English
“Intended Consequences: What Students and Statistics Can Tell Us about Making Writing Assessment Fairer”..
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“By Design” Series: Humanities Center Fellows

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