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#Hashtag Activism is Out Now in Print

Written on March 26, 2020 at 3:40 pm, by

Sarah Jackson, Moya Bailey, and Brooke Foucault Welles‘ book #Hashtag Activism: Networks of Race and Justice, which started as a NULab project, is out now in print, released by MIT Press on March 10, 2020. For previous NULab coverage of #Hashtag Activism, check out our blog posts on past NULab events where the authors entered  Continue Reading »

Visualizing Early Colonial Philadelphia: A Digital Narrative on the Role of Health in Philadelphia’s Early Urbanization

Written on February 18, 2020 at 11:31 am, by

Visualizing Early Colonial Philadelphia will be a digital component to Nebiolo’s dissertation, “Constructing Health: Concepts of Well-Being in the Creation of Early Atlantic Cities” to highlight some of the urban spaces discussed in the dissertation.* The goal of this digital project is to create a visual representation of some of the sites of health Nebiolo  Continue Reading »

NU Books from the NULab

Written on December 9, 2019 at 2:16 pm, by

  On November 19th at Northeastern University’s Alumni Center, five NULab faculty members presented on their new books, discussing their reasons for writing and the roles of the NULab in their work. These books are on a variety of subjects that include hashtag activism, deliberative democracy, and the urban commons, but they all share common  Continue Reading »

A Book Discussion on Digital Activism with Jen Schradie and Brooke Foucault Welles

Written on December 4, 2019 at 6:46 pm, by

We are in an age where the internet has become a dominant tool utilized by various groups to leverage power and influence in the social world. One question that looms on the minds of many, in the midst of contemporary social movements and the resurgence of the American Right and Left, is who can use  Continue Reading »

Call for presentations: Preconference on Politics and Computational Social Science, Aug 29 @ Northeastern University

Written on June 4, 2018 at 8:25 pm, by

The data and methodologies available to social scientists have exploded with the emergence of vast archives of passive data collection, large scale online experimentation, and innovative uses of simulation. These data are of a larger magnitude and methods are of a greater computational complexity than approaches that have dominated political science for the last 50  Continue Reading »

2018 Spring Conference: “Fake News/Real Knowledge.”

Written on April 14, 2018 at 8:35 am, by

On March 16, the NULab hosted its second annual conference on the theme “Fake News/Real Knowledge: Histories, Structures, and Futures.” The interdisciplinary conference highlighted work from faculty, graduate students, and research collaborators. Yochai Benkler, Berkman Professor of Entrepreneurial Legal Studies at Harvard Law School and faculty co-director of the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and  Continue Reading »

10/06/2016 Faculty Works-in-Progress: Imke Reimers

Written on October 6, 2016 at 1:29 pm, by

Digitization, Disintermediation, and the Supply of New Products Time: 3:30 to 4:30 Location: 909 Renaissance Park Sponsored By: Presented by the CSSH Dean’s Office and the Northeastern Humanities Center Contact: nuhumanities@neu.edu Speaker:Imke Reimers Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, College of Social Sciences and Humanities Imke Reimers joined Northeastern in 2014 as an assistant professor of  Continue Reading »

Volunteer Science Project

Written on September 10, 2014 at 6:11 pm, by

Volunteer Science is an online platform enabling anyone to participate in social science research.  The goal of Volunteer Science is to build a thriving community of research participants and social science researchers for Massively Open Online Social Experiments (“MOOSEs”).  The architecture of Volunteer Science has been built to be open to researchers, transparent to participants,  Continue Reading »

Women Writers Project

Written on October 20, 2013 at 8:06 pm, by

Viral Networks in 19th-Century U.S. Newspapers

Written on October 20, 2013 at 7:25 pm, by

OUR MARATHON, The Boston Bombing Digital Archive

Written on October 18, 2013 at 4:08 pm, by