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In a world where very little can be truly relied on, it’s hard to know where to turn for a sense of solid ground beneath our feet. Perhaps the ‘new normal’ is to accept that the ground we stand on constantly shifts as we learn new ways to keep our balance. With practice, we can […]
Expert panelists and participants in this interdisciplinary symposium will consider how gender and feminist activism should inform our thinking about the upcoming elections. We will look at how feminists might engage social movements, digital spaces, and broader communities in trying to effect social change. Panels will invite conversations about new forms of media in the hands of feminist activists, historical perspectives on gender and electoral politics (in celebration of the anniversary of suffrage), mainstream media coverage of elections through the lens of gender, and leveraging the unprecedented visibility of women (particularly women of color) in both electoral and grassroots politics. This is symposium is presented by the Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program, supported by the Northeastern Humanities Center.
Brunch was one of the biggest social innovations of the 20th century, taking off in the post-World War II years when America began embracing a less formal lifestyle. Hosted by Danielle Messler SSH’13, creator of the Boston Brunch Guide, with Etiquetteer, Robert B. Dimmick, we learned about the history and evolution of brunch as a social occasion, and tips to host a Perfectly Proper brunch in your own home before, during, and after the pandemic.
Falling Walls Lab was a platform for excellent academics, entrepreneurs and professionals from all disciplines who wanted to present their research work, business model, innovative project or transformative idea in front of their peers and a distinguished jury from academia and business. This was presented by Northeastern University, the German Consulate in Boston, and the German Center for Research and Innovation in New York.
This was a screening of two student presentations: The 2019-2020 Gideon Klein project, an original animated film by Yael Sheinfeld ’21, based on a children’s book, The Children’s Tree of Terezin; and a presentation by Jessie Sigler ’20 about her project to increase accessibility to the Northeastern Holocaust Awareness Archives, especially the trove of survivor testimonies. This was part of the postponed 2020 Holocaust and Genocide Awareness Week presented by the College of Social Sciences and Humanities at Northeastern.
Hear from Dr. Prapin Abhinorasaeth on the advancement in Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMR) and Multi-Functional Mobility (MuM-II) Robots.
View a panel discussion that focused on overcoming mental burnout, dealing with domestic issues, maintaining a positive outlook and exercising mindfulness meditation in our current environment and beyond. FEATURED PANELISTS INCLUDE: Dr. Reenee Singh Accredited family psychotherapist with 25 years of clinical experience Dr. Amit Malik Experienced psychiatrist with extensive clinical leadership Founder and CEO […]
The 2019-2020 "Authority and Subversion" Fellowship discussed whistleblowing with the speakers: Allison Stanger, Professor of International Politics and Economics at Middlebury College, David Sanger, New York Times correspondent and author Lida Maxwell, Associate Professor of Political Science and WGSS at Boston University.
Vice President of Alumni Relations and Annual Giving, Rick Davis, will lead an interactive discussion on how the Alumni Relations and Annual Giving teams can be of service to you while helping you achieve what is next…
The Department of African American Studies led a panel discussion rooted in Africana Studies Scholarship and its intersections with COVID-19 and Black Lives Matter.