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Monthly Archives: June 2020

Critical Fan Toolkit (CFT)

Written on June 24, 2020 at 11:28 am, by

The Critical Fan Toolkit (CFT) is an open, public, digital dissertation; it provides a collection of resources and data for fans, teachers, and researchers who are invested in integrating critical fan practices into their everyday compositions, teaching, and research. This toolkit defines a critical fan as a fan of any cultural material or icon(s) who  Continue Reading »

NULab Core Faculty Member Alicia Sasser Modestino Responds to May Unemployment Data

Written on June 19, 2020 at 10:08 pm, by

NULab core faculty Alicia Sasser Modestino, associate director of the Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Policy at Northeastern University, was recently quoted by the State House News Service, and referenced by the Boston Herald, for her take on recent data about the unemployment rate during COVID-19. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that seasonally  Continue Reading »

“Hashtag Activism” Featured In News@Northeastern’s Recommended Reading

Written on June 13, 2020 at 3:47 pm, by

As part of its list of recommendations for “What to Read, Listen To, and Watch to Better Understand Racism Against Black People In The US,” News@Northeastern recently featured #HashtagActivism: Networks of Race and Gender Justice, co-authored by NULab core faculty Moya Bailey and Brooke Foucault Welles with Sarah Jackson from the University of Pittsburgh. #HashtagActivism¬†analyzes  Continue Reading »

NULab Core Faculty Member Meg Heckman Releases New Book

Written on June 1, 2020 at 9:17 pm, by

Potomac Books, an imprint of University of Nebraska Press, has just published the latest book by NULab core faculty member Meg Heckman, an Assistant Professor in Journalism, titled Political Godmother: Nackey Scripps Loeb and the Newspaper That Shook the Republican Party. Heckman’s monograph chronicles the power politics of Nackey Scripps Loeb, a conservative publisher whose  Continue Reading »