Past Events

CSSH Graduate Programs Open House


Prospective students will have the opportunity to meet Department of English faculty, chat with a current student in the Master’s program, and attend sessions on the CSSH graduate admissions process and graduate financial aid.

“Education and Design” with Humanities Center Fellows


Second talk of the “By Design” series.  Three Humanities Center faculty fellows, including Stuart Peterfreund, Professor of English, will discuss design and education.  Professor Peterfreund’s talk is titled, “From Natural Theology to Irreducible Complexity: The Way of the Argument from Design after Darwin.”

Faculty Works-in-Progress: Lori Lefkovitz


Lori Lefkovitz, Ruderman Professor and Director, Jewish Studies Program, Professor of English, Director, Northeastern Humanities Center, College of Social Science and Humanities “In Medias Res: The Shaping of  Time in Jewish Stories”  

Slam Poetry Workshop


Come to Northeastern’s first Slam Poetry Workshop. This workshop is aimed to get your creative juices flowing in the arts of Slam Poetry through engaging exercises and games. Together let’s craft meaning with the power of the written and spoken word. Bring yourself and friends for a night of Slam Poetry jamming—no experience necessary! All are welcome! FREE PIZZA!

Barrs Lecture: Hillary Chute, University of Chicago


Dr. Hillary Chute,  Associate Professor of English at the University of Chicago, will be speaking on the work of Art Spiegeleman and Keiji Nakazawa and the graphic novel as a form of documentary.