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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Shakman Hurd said one of EJP’s first priorities is scheduling a listening session with NU’s chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine to coordinate support.

NU faculty, staff, librarians, graduate students form Educators for Justice in Palestine chapter

January 31, 2024

Northwestern faculty, staff, librarians and graduate students formed a new chapter of Educators for Justice in Palestine, the group announced Tuesday.  Over 200 educators at NU signed a December statement...

Northwestern University in Qatar Prof. Sami Hermez speaks at the Evanston Public Library. Hermez discussed political violence in Lebanon and his book “War is Coming: Between Past and Future Violence in Lebanon

NU-Qatar professor examines political violence in Lebanon at MENA and Evanston library event

March 5, 2019

Northwestern University in Qatar Prof. Sami Hermez described a “conscious performance of denial” of responsibility for political violence in Lebanon at a Monday event. Hermez, an anthropology...

Political science Prof. Wendy Pearlman speaks about her book at an October event. Pearlman recently published accounts of Syrians living through violence in Ghouta in the international cover story for Time magazine.

NU Prof. Wendy Pearlman highlights Syrian voices in Time Magazine cover story

March 7, 2018

While political science Prof. Wendy Pearlman said there are many narratives in the media about Syrian people, she wants to create a space for them to be able to “speak for themselves.” “Commentators...

Turkish author Elif Batuman speaks Monday at University Hall. Batuman talked about how she turned her life experiences into her fictional novel, “The Idiot.”

Turkish author discusses autobiographical novel, creative writing process

February 26, 2018

In a Monday talk, Turkish author and journalist Elif Batuman told aspiring writers there is no need to feel ashamed for being “embarrassing and awkward” at a young age. Batuman, who holds a doctorate...

New School professor explores plights of Turkish asylum seekers

October 12, 2015

Banu Bargu, associate professor of politics at the New School in New York City, spoke Monday evening at Northwestern on the recent protests of Turkish asylum-seekers held in detention centers around the...

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