Elizabeth Bucar, Professor of Religion and Dean's Leadership Fellow, spoke with News@Northeastern about her recently released book, Stealing My Religion, and cultural and religious appropriation.

Read "When it comes to religious appropriation, Northeastern professor says it could be better to borrow more, not less"

Northeastern student invited to the White House to discuss reproductive rights with Kamala Harris


A new vending machine at Northeastern is increasing access to safer sex supplies for students


Ren Birnholz '23

Cultural Anthropology and Theater 

‘We love Huskies.’ Northeastern students tackle neighborhood service projects in Roxbury


Roman Barker-Waters '23

Political Science and International Affairs

The protests in Iran will continue as long as demands of people remain unsatisfied, Northeastern experts say


Mai'a Cross

Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs, Diversity and Inclusion; Director of the Center for International Affairs and World Cultures; Dean’s Professor of Political Science, International Affairs, and Diplomacy

Ilham Khuri-Makdisi

Associate Professor of History

Valentine Moghadam

Professor of Sociology and International Affairs

Gordana Rabrenovic

Associate Professor of Sociology; Director of the Brudnick Center on Violence and Conflict

Boston’s 2030 climate goal is out of reach, a new report finds

Boston Globe

Can U.S. cities use climate plans to 'undo' racist legacies?


Joan Fitzgerald

Professor of Public Policy and Urban Affairs

Darrell Brooks, convicted in the Waukesha Christmas parade attack, claimed he was a ‘sovereign citizen.’ Does the concept have any legal basis?


Can elected officials oust citizens from public meetings for being rude?


Daniel Medwed

University Distinguished Professor of Law and Criminal Justice in the College of Social Sciences and Humanities and the School of Law

Do political endorsements matter?

CBS News

Outside groups drop millions in midterm ad buys as campaigns reach final stage

Washington Times

Costas Panagopoulos

Distinguished Professor of Political Science; Department Chair

Antisemitism has never gone away.’ Ye’s comments are a reminder of how pervasive antisemitism still is.


Lori Lefkovitz

Ruderman Professor of Jewish Studies; Director of Jewish Studies Program; Professor of English

How a Cherokee Leader Ensured His People’s Language Survived


Ellen Cushman

Dean's Professor of Civic Sustainability; Professor of English

Letters of Ignatius Sancho offer window to life of Black man in 18th-century London


Nicole Aljoe

Professor of English and Africana Studies

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Serena Parekh, Distinguished Professor of Philosophy and Chair of the Department of Philosophy and Religion, will receive a 2022 Falling Walls Social Science and Humanities Award on November 8. Recipients of this award are engaged in projects that “will shape the future of science and society.”

Sina Fazelpour, Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Computer Science, and the Ethics Institute have received a Public Interest Technology University Network Challenge Grant to support the IDEAS Summer Program, which gathers undergraduates to help the next generation learn to think critically and systematically about the ethical risks posed by technologies, and how to responsibly develop AI and data science systems that benefit the many, not only the few. The grant will bolster efforts to embed diversity, equity, and inclusion in technology development.

Natasha Frost, Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice and Director of the Corrections and Reentry Lab, was named Vice President for the American Society of Criminology.

Nicole Aljoe, Professor of English and Africana Studies, published "Reading and Teaching Phillis Wheatley Peters in Boston" in The Journal of Early American Literature about poet Phillis Wheatley Peters and the 250th anniversary of her well-known work, Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral.

Qianqian Zhang-Wu, Assistant Professor of English and Director of Multilingual Writing, has a new article in the journal Written Communication. "Rethinking Translingualism in College Composition Classrooms: A Digital Ethnographic Study of Multilingual Students’ Written Communication Across Contexts" discusses the pedagogical implications of supporting multilingual students in college composition classrooms.


Health Professions Conference 2022

Monday, November 7

9:00 AM

300 Richards Hall

Register to attend

The conference will kick off with a keynote address from Richard Wamai, Associate Professor of Cultures, Societies and Global Studies, and co-leader of the Integrated Initiative for Global Health. He works in global health research, training, implementation, and policy focusing on HIV/AIDS, neglected tropical diseases, non-communicable diseases, and health systems and policy in countries across sub-Saharan Africa.

After Area Studies Lecture Series: Thuy Linh Nguyen Tu

Monday, November 7

4:00 - 6:00 PM

909 RP

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The third event of the "After Area Studies" series features Thuy Linh Nguyen Tu, author of Experiments in Skin: Race and Beauty in the Shadows of Vietnam.

After Area Studies brings distinguished scholars of transpacific history, media, race, critical refugee studies and visual culture to present their work and share their perspectives on how to study the contemporary global moment beyond the disciplinary confines of traditional area studies. This series explores the work of centering Asia, its peoples, its diasporas, and its historical legacies and ongoing contributions.

Faculty Research Blitz

Thursday, November 10

3:00 - 4:30 PM

Cabral Center

Interested in undergraduate research opportunities? Join the Department of Philosophy and Religion for the annual Faculty Research Blitz. Each professor will give a short 5-minute talk about their research, and students are invited to ask questions.

Open Classroom | Panel Debate on Racial Inequality and Struggle for Equity in the Boston Public School System

Wednesday, November 16

4:30 - 6:30 PM

Blackman Auditorium

View the Livestream

The panelists for this session of Open Classroom are Reverend Stephen Kendrick, First Church Boston, Unitarian Universalist; author and member of former Mayor Flynn's administration, Jim Vrabel; and Lindsa McIntyre, Secondary Superintendent of Boston Public Schools. Ted Landsmark,

Distinguished Professor of Public Policy and Urban Affairs and Director of the Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Policy, will serve as moderator.

Ethics Institute Speaker: Michael Hannon

Friday, November 18

12:00 - 1:30 PM

428 RP

This session's speaker is Michael Hannon, Associate Professor at the University of Nottingham. Professor Hannon works in epistemology, especially the social and political aspects of epistemology. He is primarily interested in the relationship between knowledge and practical life.

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