The untold stories of slavery

In a campus lec­ture on Friday, Pulitzer Prize-​​winning author Dou­glas Blackmon said he writes about African Amer­ican slavery because it’s a way to infuse per­son­ality into sto­ries that were orig­i­nally written in dehu­man­izing ways.

Archivist sees bright future in collections of past

Gior­dana Mecagni, the new uni­ver­sity archivist and head of spe­cial col­lec­tions, is ready to increase the scope of the Archives and Spe­cial Col­lec­tions Depart­ment, which pre­serves valu­able col­lec­tions that doc­u­ments the his­tory of both North­eastern and Boston.