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NULab Grant Recipients Lightning Talks

Written on November 25, 2020 at 1:08 pm, by

On October 28, at a special session of DH Open Office Hours, recipients of NULab Seedling and Travel Grants shared their exciting projects in a round of lightning talks. Weekly DH Open Office Hours are organized by the Digital Scholarship Group. The panelists were Jay Cephas, Assistant Professor of Architecture and Urban Design, Justin Haner,  Continue Reading »

NULab Core Faculty Member Ryan Cordell Goes Viral with “Vaccine,” Cover of Dolly Parton’s “Jolene”

Written on November 24, 2020 at 7:46 pm, by

On November 16, 2020, NULab core faculty member Ryan Cordell, associate professor of English at Northeastern University, went viral on Twitter for singing “Vaccine,” a humorous cover of country music legend Dolly Parton’s song “Jolene.” Parton’s $1 million donation to coronavirus research assisted in part the research and development of a promising COVID-19 vaccine by  Continue Reading »

NULab Co-Director David Lazer Finds In New Survey That Indoor Gatherings With Greatest Risks For COVID-19 Are Rising in MA

Written on November 24, 2020 at 7:28 pm, by

David Lazer, NULab co-director and University Distinguished Professor of political science and computer and information sciences at Northeastern, is the lead author on a November 13 report by the COVID-19 Consortium for Understanding the Public’s Policy Preferences Across States. The COVID-19 Consortium, a collaboration between researchers at Northeastern University, Rutgers University, Harvard University, and Northwestern  Continue Reading »

“Data, Activism, and Intersectionality”: Panel Re-cap

Written on November 23, 2020 at 10:36 pm, by

Image credit: A screenshot from the Black Living Data Booklet, discussed by panelist Faithe Day.  On Thursday, October 19, 2020, the NULab hosted a virtual panel, “Data, Activism, and Intersectionality,” with three panelists whose work in digital humanities, both within and outside the academy, engages questions of process, power, and representation. Elizabeth Maddock Dillon, Professor of   Continue Reading »