Humanities Center News

Acting Director, New Associate Director For Humanities Center

With Humanities Center Director Lori Lefkovitz on sabbatical, the Center is pleased to introduce Laura Green as Acting Director for Fall 2016.  A member and former chair (2009-2015) of the department of English, Laura specializes in Victorian literature, the novel, and gender and literature.  She is co-chair of the Victorian Literature and Culture Seminar at…
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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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Humanities Center Events


‘Defying the Nazis’ Film Screening

Please join Northeastern’s College of Social Sciences and Humanities for a film screening of Ken Burns’ film, “Defying the Nazis”. Northeastern Alum and co-owner of the company that produced the film, Larry Rothstein, will speak and answer questions following the screening. Pizza and refreshments will be provided.


WGSS Annual Symposium 2017: “No Turning Back: The Past, Present, and Future of Reproductive Justice”

Free registration required by March 3. Register here.        Equality under law and basic personal freedom—the right to control choices about one’s own health and body—has been an ongoing struggle for women over time and across the globe. With the new administration, abortion retains its place in the American political system as one…
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Faculty Works-in-Progress: Jennie Stephens

Monday, March 20, 2017 12 – 1 p.m. in 909 Renaissance Park “Gender and Justice in the Transition From Fossil Fuels to Renewable Energy” Jennie Stephens Dean’s Professor of Sustainability Science and Policy School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs College 0f Social Sciences and Humanities


NU Writer’s Week

NU Writers’ Week (March 20th – 26th) brings together students, faculty, staff, and the Boston community to feature and support the wide-range of voices and types of writing present in our community. This week-long celebration of writing will include a variety of interactive events, including workshops and panels with the goal of making all writing inclusive….
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