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Ph.D. Candidate Sana Tannoury Karam Awarded Humanities Center Residential Fellowship

Ph.D. Candidate Sana Tannoury Karam has been awarded the Humanities Center Residential Fellowship for the 2016-2017 academic year.

Published On: April 4, 2016 |
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Matthews Distinguished University Professor Harlow Robinson writes liner note essay for Grammy winning CD

  Matthews Distinguished University Professor Harlow Robinson  wrote the liner note essay for the Best Orchestral Performance 2015 Grammy winning CD entitled SHOSTAKOVICH UNDER STALIN’S SHADOW—SYMPHONY NO. 10 which was recorded by the Boston Symphony Orchestra and Andris Nelsons.  

Published On: February 26, 2016 |
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Assistant Professor Chris Parsons published in The William and Mary Quarterly

Assistant Professor Chris Parsons recently had his article entitled The Natural History of Colonial Science: Joseph-François Lafitau’s Discovery of Ginseng and Its Afterlives published in the most recent edition of the William and Mary Quarterly. Click here to read the article.

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Graduate Students treated to discussion/forum on Holocaust Remembrance and Heidelberg, Germany by Molly Blatt

Professor Marty Blatt held a special session of his graduate seminar, “Sites of Violence and Public Memory,” at 100 Centre Street, Brookline, the residence of his mother.  Molly Blatt, 96 year old refugee from Nazi Germany, and Marty Blatt presented a discussion/forum on Holocaust Remembrance and Heidelberg, Germany. Click here to see the discussion  

Published On: February 16, 2016 |
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Madelyn Stone to receive prestigious Compass Award

Madelyn Stone, a double major in History and Journalism, has been selected as one of only nine Northeastern seniors to receive a prestigious Compass Award. These awards, as the guidelines indicate, “recognize outstanding seniors who, during their time on campus, have demonstrated a true commitment to a core set of values: leadership, volunteerism, academic integrity,…
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Professor Gretchen Heefner’s publishes article called ““A Slice of their Sovereignty”: Negotiating the U.S. Empire of Bases, Wheelus Field, Libya, 1950-1954”

Assistant Professor Gretchen Heefner recently had her article “A Slice of their Sovereignty”: Negotiating the U.S. Empire of Bases, Wheelus Field, Libya, 1950-1954″ published online in Diplomatic History, Vol 0.0 (2015). Check out the link to read about her research on bases in Libya.

Published On: January 21, 2016 |
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Heather Streets-Salter interviewed by New Books in World Affairs for her co-authored book, Empires and Colonies in the Modern World

Heather Streets-Salter was interviewed by New Books in World Affairs for her co-authored book, Empires and Colonies in the Modern World Click on the link below to listen to the interview: Interview with Heather Streets-Salter

Published On: January 5, 2016 |
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Dr. William Fowler appointed to the Board of the Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities

Governor Charlie Baker has recently appointed Dr. William H. Fowler, Distinguished Professor of History here at Northeastern, to the Board of the Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities.

Published On: November 23, 2015 |
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Physical Therapy Program Centennial Exhibit completed by MA Public History student Aubrey Butts

Second year Public History MA student, Aubrey Butts, in her role as the Northeastern University Archive Exhibition Assistant recently helped complete a display and online exhibit for the Northeastern University Physical Therapy Program for their Centennial. There is an exhibit now on display on the fourth floor of the Behrakis Health Sciences Center at Northeastern…
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Published On: November 17, 2015 |
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Professor Laura Frader the first holder of Gender Equality Chair at the Université de Sorbonne Paris Cité

Professor Laura Frader, while on leave in Europe, is currently holding the first Gender Equality Chair at the Université de Sorbonne Paris Cité while also acting as an Affiliated Researcher at the Institute for Advanced Studies (Institut des Etudes avancées) in Paris.

Published On: October 26, 2015 |
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