Humanities Center News

Congratulations to the 2016-17 “Inclusions and Exclusions” Faculty and Graduate Fellows

Please join us in congratulating the Northeastern University faculty and graduate fellows selected for the fourth annual Northeastern University Humanities Center Resident Fellowship Program. This fellowship provides a focused period of time for 7 faculty fellows and 2 graduate fellows to pursue research, to collaborate around a common theme, and to share their work with…
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Northeastern kicks-off Holocaust Awareness Week with heartrending presentation

  January 26, 2016 by Jason Kornwitz Published by News@Northeastern “The images sear them­selves into your heart and soul,” said Jef­frey Burds, asso­ciate pro­fessor of his­tory at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity. “They bring you to a cer­tain level of consciousness.” It was Monday, and Burds was giving a slideshow pre­sen­ta­tion at Northeastern’s Holo­caust Com­mem­o­ra­tion in the Raytheon Amphithe­ater,…
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Covering Atrocity: The Role of Journalists

On December 10, 2015, the “Horrific Blindness” – Genocides and Mass Atrocities from Armenia to Darfur Collaborative Research Cluster opened their meeting to the public to discuss the role of journalists in covering atrocities.  This research group is led by Natalie Bormann, associate teaching professor of political science, and Gordana Rabrenovic, associate professor of sociology and…
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Humanities Center Events

09/26/2016

Faculty Works-in-Progress

Nina Sylvanus, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology
“Real/Fake: Brands, Labels, and China in West Africa”
12 – 1 p.m. in 909 Renaissance Park..
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09/27/2016

Research Cluster (Crisis and Pedagogy) discussion on Trigger Warnings

10/06/2016

Faculty Works-in-Progress

Branden Fitelson, Distinguished Professor, Department of Philosophy and Religion
“Some Recent Work in the Philosophy and Psychology of Inductive Inference”
3:30 – 4:30 p.m. in 909 Renaissance Park..
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10/17/2016

Faculty Works-in-Progress

Christopher Parsons, Assistant Professor, Department of History
“The Biogeography of Colonialism in French North America, 1600-1760″
12 – 1 p.m. in 909 Renaissance Park..
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10/26/2016

“Jews, Palestinians, and Israel: Three Historiographies, Three Moralities, and Three Roadmaps”

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