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Monthly Archives: May 2018

Digital Decolonization: Research as a NULab Fellow

Written on May 22, 2018 at 11:41 am, by

As a NULab Fellow during the 2017-2018 academic year, I devoted a portion of my hours each week to working with the Early Caribbean Digital Archive (ECDA). I was initially drawn to the ECDA for a variety of reasons. As a PhD candidate in literature, my dissertation includes a significant amount of attention to twentieth century Caribbean  Continue Reading »

Boston Research Center featured in Boston Magazine

Written on May 21, 2018 at 1:36 pm, by

The Boston Research Center was recently featured in Boston Magazine:  “Boston has a long and complicated past, and its many archives and databases each tell little pieces of that story—a photo album here, a map there, a batch of letters and some old news articles somewhere else. But what do we do with all that stuff? What kinds  Continue Reading »

Research by NULab faculty members Moya Bailey and Brooke Foucault Welles featured in News@Northeastern

Written on May 10, 2018 at 11:25 am, by

From News@Northeastern: In April 2014, the New York Police Department started a social media campaign, asking its Twitter followers to use the hashtag #MyNYPD and tweet photos of themselves with police officers. A few folks participated, snapping and sharing pictures with officers at a Yankees game or Central Park. But in a New York minute,  Continue Reading »

NULab Core Faculty Member Moya Bailey named to Essence Magazine’s Woke 100 Women of 2018

Written on May 3, 2018 at 10:18 am, by

From News@Northeastern:  Moya Bailey has always known that a black woman in America has to navigate a compounded, specific kind of discrimination. There just wasn’t a name for it. So in 2010, while researching her dissertation, she came up with one. Bailey coinedthe term “misogynoir” to recognize the specific race- and gender-based biases black women face  Continue Reading »

Northeastern University Receives Mellon Grant for Boston Research Center

Written on May 3, 2018 at 10:14 am, by

From News@Northeastern:  Northeastern University has received a $200,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the largest funder of the humanities in the United States, to launch a new center dedicated to the study of Boston, enabling researchers from around the world to shed light on the city’s past, present, and future. “Boston is a  Continue Reading »