Past Events

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.

Slow Catastrophe: New England Medieval Conference


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. However, what happens when we engage the long view, in slow motion, in order to examine both natural and social change as it is recorded and represented in the history, literature, and arts of the Middle Ages? ..
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Graduate and Professional Programs Open House


Complimentary parking will be available. Please register to receive a confirmation e-mail before the event with program details, directions, and your parking permit. Registration link: