The acclaimed film director and screenwriter was on campus Monday to screen part of his documentary series The Untold History of the United States and discuss the project with the Northeastern community.
In a lecture Wednesday, Mitchell Orenstein, chair of the Department of Political Science, discussed the turmoil in the Eastern European country and what it means from a geopolitical standpoint.
On Tuesday, a panel of experts discussed the complex issues surrounding the fate of plundered, hidden, or vanished works of art during the Holocaust and World War II. The event was part of Northeastern’s Holocaust Awareness Week.
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.
Northeastern’s College of Social Sciences and Humanities recently co-hosted a two-day conference focused on the role of women in democratic transitions in the Middle East.
Memoirist Kathleen Norris instructed an intimate master writing class with members of the Northeastern community on Monday as part of a series of events through the Humanities Center.