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Uta Poiger

Uta Poiger

Professor; Dean of the College of Social Sciences and Humanities



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Northeastern reflects on sex, gender, and justice

Stu­dents, fac­ulty, and staff con­vened on Tuesday evening to examine the growing need for gender jus­tice. “Recog­ni­tion of diver­sity and plu­rality is essen­tial to building a strong campus as well as a fully func­tioning society,” noted Uta Poiger, dean of the Col­lege of Social Sci­ences and Humanities.

Sex, Gender, and Justice Event

Northeastern celebrates arrival of leading women’s studies journal

Signs: Journal of Women in Cul­ture and Society will be based in the Col­lege of Social Sci­ences and Human­i­ties for the next five years.

SIGNS Journal Reception

Faculty experts reflect on the Boston Marathon bombing

The fourth event in Northeastern’s year­long edu­ca­tional series on civic sus­tain­ability last Wednesday focused on sus­pect moti­va­tion, the impor­tance of resilience, and the role of social media.

The Boston Marathon Bombing and Its Aftermath: A Conversation

Students build community and peace through co-​​op

Five accom­plished stu­dents reflected on the value of expe­ri­en­tial learning on Wednesday evening in the second event in a year­long edu­ca­tional series on civic sustainability.

I Am Northeastern: NU Students Build Community and Peace

Northeastern reflects on conflict, civility, and respect

In the first event in a year­long edu­ca­tional series on “civic sus­tain­ability,” North­eastern fac­ulty and admin­is­tra­tors encour­aged stu­dents to embrace their diver­sity across cul­ture, race, eth­nicity, and sexual orientation.

Understanding Hate

Northeastern comes together to support Holocaust awareness

On Tuesday, North­eastern began Holo­caust Aware­ness Week with a moving break­fast event including campus leaders and Jewish studies scholars.

Beauty as business and culture

Uta Poiger, newly appointed pro­fessor and chair of the his­tory depart­ment, ana­lyzes beauty norms in 20th cen­tury Germany.

Photo by Christopher Huang.

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