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Monthly Archives: February 2019

Douglass Day Read- and Transcribe-a-thon

Written on February 28, 2019 at 2:25 pm, by

On February 14th, the NULab, the Women Writers Project, and the Digital Scholarship Group hosted a read- and transcribe-a-thon in celebration of Frederick Douglass’s birthday. This event was part of a national celebration co-produced by the Color Conventions Project at the University of Delaware and the African American Museum in Philadelphia. During our Douglass Day  Continue Reading »

“Punching History in the Face” with the Co-creators of “Uncivil”

Written on February 20, 2019 at 11:45 pm, by

Earlier this month, podcast hosts Jack Hitt and Chenjerai Kumanyika came to Northeastern to discuss their Peabody-award winning podcast, “Uncivil” and share stories from the world of podcast historical journalism in a talk titled: “Punching History in the Face: how podcast journalism is challenging the dominant narrative of America’s past.” Growing up in his hometown of  Continue Reading »

NULab Co-Director David Lazer selected as Robert D. Klein University Lecturer

Written on February 15, 2019 at 4:07 pm, by

NULab Co-Director David Lazer has been selected to give the 55th Robert D Klein Lecture. The Klein University Lecturer Award, established in 1964, distinguishes a Northeastern faculty member and lets them share their research with the university community. Professor Lazer’s lecture, “Democracy, now” will be presented at 3 pm on Thursday, March 21, in the Raytheon  Continue Reading »