Humanities Center News

Congratulations to the 2018-19 “Cultures of Ability” Faculty Fellows

Please join us in congratulating the Northeastern University faculty fellows selected for the sixth annual Northeastern University Humanities Center Resident Fellowship Program. This fellowship provides a focused period of time for 8 faculty fellows to pursue research, to collaborate around a common theme, and to share their work with the Northeastern community.  The theme for…
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Northeastern Humanities Center hosts interdisciplinary NEH Summer Institute

This summer, about two dozen scholars from across the country assembled at the Northeastern campus to participate in a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Summer Institute exploring “Space, Place, and the Humanities.” The NEH awarded the Northeastern Humanities Center this unique opportunity to host the event through its Summer Seminars and Institutes grant program. “As a…
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Announcing Sari Altschuler as Associate Director of the Northeastern Humanities Center

    Dear Colleagues: The College of Social Sciences and Humanities is pleased to announce the appointment of Sari Altschuler as Associate Director of the Northeastern Humanities Center. Altschuler, now Assistant Professor of English, first joined the Northeastern community in the 2016-2017 academic year as a visiting faculty member in the Department of English. She…
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Humanities Center Events


Boston International Security Graduate Conference

The Boston International Security Graduate Conference is a one-day conference hosted by Northeastern University’s Department of Political Science, to be held on February 23, 2018 in Boston, MA. This conference features research by graduate students and post-doctoral fellows on themes related to contemporary and emerging issues in security studies. It will serve as a forum for…
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Faculty Works In Progress: Ivan Petkov

Ivan Petkov Assistant Professor, Department of Economics “Will They Stay after the Flood? A Story of Insurance and Financial Intermediaries” 


An Evening with Shani Mootoo, Visiting Distinguished Writer

A reading and book signing with Visiting Distinguished Writer Shani Mootoo. Shani Mootoo was born in Ireland, grew up in Trinidad and has lived in Canada for close to forty years. She is a visual artist, video maker, and fiction writer. Her paintings have been exhibited in solo and group exhibitions locally and internationally, most…
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