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Monthly Archives: September 2019

Making Sense of the Democratic Presidential Race in Real Time with NULab Faculty Nick Beauchamp

Written on September 26, 2019 at 11:32 am, by

Reposted from News@Northeastern by Ian Thomsen Who will challenge President Donald Trump in the 2020 election? The 10 Democrats who participated in the latest debate Thursday in Houston revealed a variety of strategies. Julian Castro took on frontrunner Joe Biden. Andrew Yang separated himself from his rivals by offering prizes of $1,000 a month to 10 people. Leading progressives Elizabeth  Continue Reading »

Women Writers Project Featured in News@Northeastern

Written on September 24, 2019 at 9:23 am, by

Reposted from News@Northeastern By Emily Arntsen English anthologies make it seem like Jane Austen was the only woman who published anything worth reading before the nineteenth century. But why? Blame the pride and prejudice of nineteenth century men who excluded women from the original literary canon, according to researchers at Northeastern’s Women Writers Project. In the  Continue Reading »

New Study Published this Summer by NULab Affiliated Faculty Member Alicia Sasser Modestino

Written on September 23, 2019 at 3:28 pm, by

A new study “The Greater Boston Housing Report Card 2019: Supply, Demand and the Challenge of Local Control” authored by Northeastern University Professor and NULab affiliated faculty member Alicia Sasser Modestino was published earlier this summer in collaboration with the Boston Foundation, the Northeastern University Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Policy, the MHP Center  Continue Reading »

NULab Fall 2019 Call for Proposals

Written on September 17, 2019 at 8:33 pm, by

The NULab is once again inviting proposals for seedling grants, travel, and co-sponsorship of events related to digital humanities and computational social science. The deadline is November 1, 2019. Proposals should be submitted to Sarah Connell at sa.connell[at]northeastern[dot]edu. Seedling grant proposals should be no more than 2 pages, and travel and co-sponsorship proposals no more  Continue Reading »

NULab Fall Calendar of Events

Written on September 16, 2019 at 12:20 pm, by

The NULab is delighted to announce our 2019 fall calendar of events. We have some very exciting talks, workshops, and other events planned for the semester, organized around our year-long focus on “technologies of democracy.” You can find additional details and registration information for these events at These events are free and open to  Continue Reading »

Birth of Boston Project Featured in News@Northeastern

Written on September 3, 2019 at 9:52 am, by

Reposted from News@Northeastern By Aria Bracci While much of humanity is busy using FaceApp to see how they’d look in the future, other people are trying to look into the past. But when a city’s history isn’t well documented or organized, it can feel almost as imaginary. Chris Parsons, an associate professor of history at Northeastern, knows  Continue Reading »