Journalist Dan Peleschuk, AS’09, is covering the unrest in Ukraine for Global Post, an online U.S. news organization.
Northeastern students, faculty, and staff discussed some contemporary challenges and solutions to increasing campus diversity in a cross-cultural roundtable on Tuesday afternoon at the Cabral Center.
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.
A range of activities, including art shows, guest speakers and cultural events, highlight Hispanic Heritage Month at Northeastern.
Alexander Levering Kern, the executive director of Northeastern’s new Center for Spirituality, Dialogue and Culture, says students need basic understanding of religion and culture to tackle societal challenges.
In his new book, “Sonic Persuasion: Reading Sound in the Recorded Age,” Greg Goodale, assistant professor of communication studies, critically analyzes how a wide range of actual sounds — from U.S. presidents’ audio recordings to cartoon soundtracks — have been used as persuasive devices, often providing greater meaning to interpretations of identity, culture and history.