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Humanities Action Lab, National Collaboration Featuring Northeastern University, Awarded $150,000 Grant By Whiting Foundation

NEW YORK, June, 2015 – The Whiting Foundation has announced a $150,000 grant to the Humanities Action Lab (HAL), a coalition formed by Northeastern University and 19 other universities from across the country, coordinated from The New School in New York City, to foster public engagement on urgent social problems. The funds will bolster the…
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Published On: July 24, 2015 |
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Sarah Hudson named one of Northeastern’s Huntington 100

Sarah Hudson, a History major, was named one of the Huntington 100. The Huntington 100, formally the Most Influential Seniors program, recognizes Juniors and Seniors who excel at both academics and service to their community.

Published On: April 8, 2015 |
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Ben Schmidt Discusses Gendered Language in Professor Reviews

From the New York Times: Is the Professor Bossy or Brilliant? Much Depends on Gender

Published On: February 8, 2015 |
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Ben Schmidt Publishes Analysis of the State of the Union in the Atlantic

In  The Language of the State of the Union, an interactive chart reveals how the words presidents use reflect the twists and turns of American history. In Mapping the State of the Union, an interactive graphic shows the 1,410 different spots on the globe presidents have referenced in 224 speeches. Gretchen Heefner provides some historical context…
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Published On: January 22, 2015 | Tags:
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Assistant Professor Gretchen Heefner quoted in the NY Times.

For Sale: Deep, Spacious Roswell Property, Once Occupied by a Missile – NYTimes.com

Published On: January 20, 2015 | Tags:
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Victoria Cain Publishes New Book

  Victoria Cain’s new book, Life on Display: Revolutionizing U.S. Museums of Science and Nature has been published. Life on Display was published by the University of Chicago Press and, in Victoria’s words, “uses the history of biological exhibitions to analyze museums’ shifting roles in twentieth-century American science and society. My co-author, Karen A. Rader, and I chronicle how…
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Published On: December 8, 2014 | Tags: ,,
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World History and the Global Digital Research Environment

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Published On: February 20, 2014 |
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How to Write a Truly Non-Eurocentric History of “First Contact” Situations? Java and the Dutch, 1596-1629

Romain Bertrand (Sciences Po, Paris) Event details can be found here.

Published On: September 20, 2014 |
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Human Rights in South Asia

Samantha Christiansen, “Human Rights in South Asia,” Encyclopedia of the Modern World. Peter Stearns (ed.) New York: Oxford University Press, 2007.

Published On: November 20, 2014 | Tags: ,
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Mother Syria and Syrian Motherhood: Imagining Mahjar Nationality Between Ideal and Real

Stacy Fahrenthold, “Mother Syria and Syrian Motherhood: Imagining Mahjar Nationality Between Ideal and Real.” Zaytoon 1 (Spring 2009): 5-13.

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