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Faculty Works-in-Progress

The Faculty Works-in-Progress Colloquium is sponsored by the Dean of the College of Social Sciences and Humanities and the Northeastern Humanities Center. Faculty members from all colleges have the opportunity to share their current research with colleagues and benefit from questions and discussions.  Lunch and refreshments are provided at each talk.

The schedule for the upcoming academic year is planned during the summer. If you are interested in giving a Works-In-Progress presentation, please contact:

Lori Lefkovitz, Director of the Humanities Center (l.lefkovitz@northeastern.edu)


Spring 2018Faculty Works-in-Progress

Monday, January 22, 2018

12 – 1 p.m. in 909 Renaissance Park

Humanities Center Fellows

Erika Boeckeler
Department of English

Mai’a Cross
Department of Political Science

Daniel Noemi Voionmaa
Department of Cultures, Societies, and Global Studies

Jonathan Fitzgerald
Department of English

“Whose Story?”


Thursday, February 8, 2018

3:30 – 4:30 p.m. in 909 Renaissance Park

Kevin Drakulich
Associate Professor, School of Criminology and Criminal Justice
College of Social Sciences and Humanities

“Race, Justice, and Politics: The Police, Black Lives Matter, and the 2016 US Presidential Election”


Monday, February 26, 2018

12 – 1 p.m. in 909 Renaissance Park

Ivan Petkov
Assistant Professor, Department of Economics
College of Social Sciences and Humanities

“Will They Stay after the Flood? A Story of Insurance and Financial Intermediaries”


Monday, March 19, 2018

12:00 – 1:00 p.m. in 909 Renaissance Park

Humanities Center Fellows

Carmel Salhi
Department of Health Sciences

Martha Davis
School of Law

Kathrin Zippel
Department of Anthropology and Sociology 

Marina Leslie
Department of English

“Whose Story?”


Thursday, March 29, 2018

3:30 – 4:30 p.m. in 909 Renaissance Park

Moya Bailey
Assistant Professor, Department of Cultures, Societies, and Global Studies; Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
College of Social Sciences and Humanities

“Transforming Misogynoir: Black women’s digital resistance in US culture”


  Monday, April 9, 2018

12 – 1 p.m. in 909 Renaissance Park

Sari Altschuler
Assistant Professor, Department of English; Associate Director, Northeastern Humanities Center

“Touching the Scarlet Letter: What disability history can teach us about literature”


On Mondays, lunch and beverages will be provided; on Thursdays, light refreshments and beverages are served.

Questions?
Contact the Northeastern Humanities Center at nuhumanities@northeastern.edu.