News & Announcements Archive

May 25, 2016

Hollis Robbins, CAS Director, to serve at Purdue’s “Space & Place in Africana/Black Studies” Institute June 6-10


Hollis Robbins, PhD, Chair of Humanities at The Peabody Institute and Director of Africana Studies at JHU’s Krieger School of Arts and Sciences will serve as Institute Faculty at the “Space & Place in Africana/Black Studies” Institute from June 6-10 at Purdue University.

April 22, 2016

The Center for Africana Studies will be hosting a symposium this afternoon celebrating the work of Dr. Floyd W. Hayes III.

The Black Studies Idea: Towards a Scholarship of Indictment April 22, 3:30 pm – 7:00 pm | Levering Great Hall Dr. Floyd W. Hayes III is a senior lecturer and coordinator of programs and undergraduate studies in the Center for Africana Studies at Johns Hopkins University. He earned his PhD degree in government and politics at the […]

April 12, 2016

Johns Hopkins inducts 16 new members into Society of Scholars


Society recognizes former JHU postdocs, house staff, and junior or visiting faculty who gained marked distinction in their fields, including SOBA’s own Janine Austin Clayton. Through her research on ocular surface disease, ophthalmologist Janine Austin Clayton uncovered a novel form of disease associated with premature ovarian insufficiency in young women, setting the stage for her […]

Redlining: Geographies of Exclusion and Conversations of Inclusion

21st Century Cities Initiative at Johns Hopkins University invites you to: REDLINING: GEOGRAPHIES OF EXCLUSION AND CONVERSATIONS OF INCLUSION Hosted by Sonja Sohn  On April 27th, 2015, Baltimore experienced its worst civil unrest in over forty years. Though images of fire and destruction often punctuated national media coverage, the unrest raised issues of persistent inequality and […]

March 31, 2016

Special Performance: Nate Hook Quartet, featuring Ralph Peterson

March 11, 2016

“From Protest to Politics? #BLM and the Future of Black America” Video

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Click here for the complete video of Wednesday’s debate between Glenn Loury and Lester Spence.

March 9, 2016

Four selected to join ‘Indispensable Role of Blacks at Johns Hopkins’ exhibit

Black Faculty and Staff Association to honor new inductees June 17 Click Here to read to the full story

March 4, 2016

Event Tonight: Writers In Baltimore Schools: Black Words Matter Write-In

Writers In Baltimore Schools: Black Words Matter Write-In TONIGHT: Friday, March 4, 7:30 pm at Red Emma’s (30 W North Ave) Join Writers in Baltimore Schools, Black Words Matter, and the Johns Hopkins Poetry & Social Justice course for an evening of reading, writing, and sharing about issues surrounding the Baltimore uprising. WBS’s inaugural cohort […]

March 2, 2016

From Protest to Politics? #BLM and the Future of Black America


Join the Center for Africana Studies on March 9th from 4:30-6:00pm in the Levering Great Hall for a debate between our own Lester Spence and Brown University’s Glenn C. Loury.

March 1, 2016

Welcome, Professor Johnson!

The Center for Africana Studies is thrilled to announce that Jessica Marie Johnson will be joining the faculty on July 1, 2016 as Assistant Professor in History and Africana Studies, jointly appointed in the Department of History and the Center for Africana Studies of the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences.  Professor Johnson comes to Hopkins from Michigan […]