Faculty Works-in-Progress – Fall 2011

Fall 2011

Starting Monday, September 12 and every Monday afterwards, the Northeastern University Humanities Center in conjunction with the Dean’s Office for the College of Social Sciences and Humanities, is hosting a faculty works-in-progress colloquium from 12 to 1 PM in 162 Meserve. Come join us for lunch and inspirational discussions with Northeastern’s leading scholars.

September 12
William M. Fowler Jr., Distinguished Professor of History
“American Crisis: George Washington and the Dangerous Two Years After Yorktown, 1781–1783”

September 19
Joan Fitzgerald, Professor of Law and Public Policy
“Grand Visions vs. Low-Hanging Fruit: How Cities Respond to Climate Change”

September 26
James Alan Fox, Lipmann Family Professor of Criminology, Law and Public Policy, “Marksmanship and Scholarship: The Campaign to Allow Guns on Campus”

October 3
Elizabeth Maddock Dillon, Associate Professor of English
“The Uneven Atlantic: Mapping New World Textual Spaces”

October 17
Gia Barboza, Assistant Professor of African American Studies, “Trauma, Truancy and Time: Promoting Resiliency and Recovery Through a Youth Development Program using a Community-Based Participatory Framework ”

October 31
Ronald Sandler, Associate Professor of Philosophy
“Global Climate Change and the Ethics of Species Preservation”

November 14
Alisa K. Lincoln, Associate Professor of Sociology and Health Sciences
“Literacy in the Lives and Recovery of People with Serious Mental Illness”

November 21
William Dickens, Distinguished Professor of Economics and Social Policy
“Micro-Lending and Economic Psychology”

November 28
Natasha Frost, Associate Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice
“Does Incarceration Cause Crime? The Impact of Rates of Prison Cycling on Crime Rates in Communities”

December 5
Nicole Aljoe, Assistant Professor of English
“‘Do You Remember the Days of Slav’ry?’: Creolizing the Neo-Slave Narrative in Contemporary Caribbean Cultural Production”

December 12
Michael C. Tolley, Associate Professor of Political Science
“Judicialization of Politics in Europe: Keeping Pace with Strasbourg”

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