All articles posted in Media & Arts

Music, race, and the White House

Hip-​​hop in Amer­ican cul­ture and its con­nec­tions with Barack Obama’s pres­i­dency set the stage for a thought-​​provoking panel dis­cus­sion with experts in race, music, gender studies, pop cul­ture, and politics.

3Qs: Creativity + design + action

The ethos behind the mis­sion of the North­eastern Center for the Arts is simple, says center director Bree Edwards: “Artists, cre­ativity, and entre­pre­neur­ship con­tribute to society in incred­ibly thoughtful, provoca­tive, and chal­lenging ways.”

How trash can reveal an urban landscape’s ‘invisible realities’

New assis­tant pro­fessor Dietmar Offen­huber wants to make cities and their infra­struc­tures more leg­ible in order to improve their gov­er­nance. One of his approaches involves tracking the move­ment of garbage.

A special type of celebrity collection

Iconic type­writers once owned by John Lennon, Ernest Hem­ingway, Theodore Kaczynski, and other notable 20th-​​century fig­ures are now on dis­play at Northeastern’s Gallery 360 in a first-​​of-​​its-​​kind exhibit from col­lector and L.A. busi­ness leader Steven Soboroff.