Humanities Center News

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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Congratulations to the 2017-18 Graduate Fellows & Welcome to our Visiting Scholar

Please join us in congratulating the Northeastern University graduate fellows, and giving a warm welcome to our visiting scholar for the fifth annual Northeastern University Humanities Center Resident Fellowship Program. This fellowship provides a focused period of time for our graduate and faculty fellows to pursue research, to collaborate around a common theme, and to share…
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The Fifth Annual Morton E. Ruderman Lecture

On Monday, March 27, dozens of students and faculty found their way to West Village F to listen to an engaging and topical conversation about modern biotechnology.  The lecture, titled “Frankenstein and the Golem: How Ancient Tales Can Inform Modern Biotechnology” was given by professor, sociologist, and bioethicist Dr. Paul Root Wolpe. The Northeastern Jewish…
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Humanities Center Events


Faculty Works-in-Progress: Shalanda Baker

Shalanda Baker Professor, School of Law, Public Policy and Urban Affairs “Just Energy Auctions: Creating Equitable Pathways for the Global Energy Transition”


Faculty Works-in-Progress: Candice Delmas

Candice Delmas “In Defense of Uncivil Disobedience” Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy and Religion, and Department of Political Science


Danez Smith. Poet.

Join us for a performance by Danez Smith! Free and open to the public. Book-signing to follow. Danez Smith is the author of [insert] boy (2014, YesYes Books), winner of the 2014 Lambda Literary Award for Gay Poetry and finalist for the Norma Farber First Book Award from the Poetry Society of America. Their second collection, Don’t Call Us…
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