Bob Dylan made history when he was named the winner of the 2016 Nobel Prize in literature, becoming the first musician to receive the honor. We spoke with music industry expert David Herlihy about Dylan’s influence and the relationship between music and literature.
Social media has become a go-to platform for people to express their opinions on the hot topics of the day. But in many cases, people are sharing those thoughts with those who have similar opinions. Here, assistant professor Brooke Foucault Welles explains how this trend correlates to offline debates.
Brad Hatfield, academic teaching specialist in the Department of Music, will perform with the Boston Pops and arrange two performances by singer Demi Lovatto on Monday evening at the Hatch Shell in one of the nation’s premier Independence Day events.
Was a musical compilation in the British rock band’s hit “Stairway to Heaven” stolen from another song? An ongoing court battle in Los Angeles is centered on that claim. We asked teaching professor and entertainment attorney David Herlihy what impact this could have on copyright infringement litigation and Led Zeppelin’s reputation.
While at Northeastern, Stevens developed his passion for helping inner city youth through civic engagement and experiential learning opportunities. Stevens delivered the student address at the Torch Scholars ceremony last week.
The Northeastern community on Tuesday evening got an inside look into the making of the Academy Award-winning film Spotlight, gaining insight from a journalist who led The Boston Globe investigative team that was portrayed in the movie and the writer who shaped the story for the big screen.
The beloved children’s show will now share a channel with Game of Thrones and True Detective. But communication studies lecturer Tim Ouillette says this move shouldn’t come as a surprise.
There’s no stopping President Aoun when it comes to public art ideas — murals or digital video games. Starting tonight, Krentzman Quad will be transformed into a larger-than-life outdoor arcade, with three different video games available to play on oversized LED screens. OhHeckYeah @ Northeastern begins at 6 p.m. and is free and open to the public.
Northeastern screenwriting instructor Sandra Jaffe discusses the highly anticipated second book from Harper Lee, as well as Jaffe’s documentary on To Kill a Mockingbird.
Stuart Scott, the longtime ESPN sportscaster, died Sunday at the age of 49 after a seven-year battle with cancer. Here, Charles Fountain, an associate professor of journalism at Northeastern University, discusses Scott’s legacy as one of sports broadcasting’s signature voices.
The true crime podcast from This American Life “takes us back to one of the most basic tenets of storytelling: suspense,” says journalist Dina Kraft, associate program coordinator of Northeastern’s Media Innovation program.
College of Arts, Media and Design lecturer Sophia Ainslie and a group of her students are creating a dynamic mural in the Ryder Hall lobby—which is the latest installment in Northeastern’s Public Art Initiative.