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Monthly Archives: February 2018

Celebrating Frederick Douglas’s Birthday With a Transcribe-a-Thon

Written on February 21, 2018 at 8:42 pm, by

On February 14, the NULab for Texts, Maps and Networks, the Women Writers Project, the Digital Scholarship Group and Snell Library’s Open Access programming teamed up for a special Valentine’s Day celebration—a transcribe-a-thon and birthday party for Frederick Douglass. Faculty, staff and students from various disciplines across Northeastern gathered in the Digital Media Commons to  Continue Reading »

Art of the March

Written on February 17, 2018 at 5:08 pm, by

A Documentary Project Dedicated to the Organizers and Participants of the Boston Women’s March, January 21, 2017 Note: The Art of the March site is currently down. The team is working to resolve the issue but, in the meantime, the posters can be accessed through a collection in the Northeastern University Library’s Digital Repository Service.  Continue Reading »

Local – Global Transcribe-a-thon Honors History of Black Freedom Struggles on Douglass Day 2018

Written on February 14, 2018 at 10:15 am, by

The NULab, in partnership with the Women Writers Project, Open Access at Snell, and the Digital Scholarship Group will participate in a massive, international online transcribe-a-thon, Wednesday, February 14th, 2018. The working celebration will mark the 200th birthday of self-emancipated African American activist, Frederick Douglass. This effort has been organized by the Colored Convention Project  Continue Reading »

Which Factors Influence How News Is Produced? Research on Structural Problems in Media

Written on February 7, 2018 at 5:20 pm, by

By John Wihbey, Assistant Professor of Journalism and New Media, Northeastern University Note: John Wihbey’s research is partially supported by a grant from the NULab for Texts, Maps, and Networks. The year 2017 will certainly go down as one of more vertiginous, and let’s just say it, outright crazy moments in modern American media history. It was the  Continue Reading »