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As part of its ongoing adult lecture series, the Elwood House Museum will be hosting the Black Oral History Project in collaboration with NIU Department of History, Center for Black Studies and the University Libraries, and will take place on Thursday, Nov. 3, at the Elwood House Museum in DeKalb. (Photo courtesy of the DeKalb County History Center)

Ellwood House Museum to host Black Oral History event

By Sarah Rose, Assistant Lifestyle Editor | October 25, 2022

DeKALB – The Ellwood House Museum Visitor’s Center, located at 420 Linden Place, DeKalb, will host November’s Brown Bag/Local Lore program on Nov. 3 from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m. This program is free of charge and is open to the public.  The DeKalb...

Representative Underwood talks gun control, healthcare at town hall

By Kierra Frazier | September 5, 2019

U.S. Representative Lauren Underwood held a town hall for students on Tuesday and discussed how Congress plans to reauthorize the Higher Education Act this fall.The town hall meeting was the first one Underwood held specifically for college students....

Department of History to hold lectures from University of Maryland professor

By Northern Star staff | February 24, 2016

The Department of History will host Kate Brown, University of Maryland history professor.Brown will give a lecture, "Plutopia: Nuclear Families in Atomic Cities and the Great Soviet and American Plutonium Disasters" 6 p.m. March 2, Swen Parson Hall,...

ASU professor to give Patriarchy and Colonialism in Morocco Lecture

By Northern Star staff | February 23, 2016

Chouki El Hamel of Arizona State University will give a public lecture 6 p.m. Wednesday in Swen Parson Hall, room 188.The Graduate Colloquium Committee, Department of History, and Phi Beta Delta-Zeta Gamma Chapter of NIU will present El Hamel’s lecture...