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.
Assistant professor David Smith is leveraging digital humanities techniques to analyze syntactic changes throughout history in an effort to understand how languages evolve.
English professor and author Gary Goshgarian explains what makes a horror story truly frightening.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of “The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao” said on Thursday at Northeastern that his family is profoundly disappointed in his career path.
Two new faculty members, Ryan Cordell and David Smith, are among a group at Northeastern investigating the emerging field of digital humanities.
Delivering the annual Robert D. Klein Lecture, English professor Carla Kaplan discussed the complicated story of white women who passed for black in the 1920s.
Literature professor at Northeastern collaborates on collection of poems and visual artworks to show the unexpected richness of Jewish experience in the region
English professor and acclaimed popular novelist extracts his best story ideas from pop culture and his own experience