In this video, Center for Africana Studies faculty member Roland Thorpe speaks about the lack of research and data specifically about the unique health needs and challenges of black men.
News & Announcements Archive
May 22, 2017
Read the Inaugural Portuguese Program Newsletter By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
Please enjoy the first edition of Johns Hopkins University’s Portuguese Program newsletter. We hope this will be a successful vehicle for communicating fun and useful information to our students, the JHU community, parents, donors, alumni, and friends.
May 15, 2017
Johns Hopkins to honor political scientist Lester Spence with $50,000 faculty diversity prize By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
Congratulations! Lester Spence, an associate professor of political science and Africana studies at Johns Hopkins University, will be presented with the Provost’s Prize for Faculty Excellence in Diversity during an awards ceremony in the Glass Pavilion on the Homewood campus on Tuesday. The prize, established last year, recognizes a full-time faculty member who has made scholarly […]
April 21, 2017
The Society Of Black Alumni Homecoming Kickoff: Multicultural Reception By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
Please join CAS (Center for Africana Studies, SOBA (The Society of Black Alumni), and OMA (The office of Multicultural Affairs). On April 21,2017 at 6:00 – 8:30 PM in Mason Hall.
April 7, 2017
Race, Recognition, And Respect Conference This Weekend By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
The “Race, Recognition, and Respect” conference will be held at April 7-8 in Levering Hall- Arellano Theater. The conference will begin at 9 a.m. on April 7 and conclude at 1 p.m. on April 8.
April 3, 2017
CAS Director Hollis Robbins Named National Humanities Center Fellow By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
Congratulations to CAS Director Robbins who is a 2017-2018 Delta Delta Delta Fellow at the National Humanities Center in Research Triangle Park, NC. Robbins is one of 35 Fellows invited to the NHC next year from 15 states, Greece, Turkey, and the United Kingdom. Chosen from 630 applicants, NHC fellows represent humanistic scholarship in English language […]
March 24, 2017
“Born on a Tuesday” (Book launch Elnathan) April 13th at 7:30 PM By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
The Alexander Grass Humanities Institute and JHU Center for Africana Studies, in conjunction with The Ivy Bookshop and Professor Jeanne-Marie Jackson’s “Writing Africa Now” class at Johns Hopkins University, will host a book launch and reading by the Nigerian writer Elnathan John. John is an acclaimed novelist, satirist, and lawyer who has been twice shortlisted […]
March 23, 2017
Divided By Meaning: An Exploration of Trump (A Presentation by Chris Arnade) By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
Chris Arnade received his PhD in physics from Johns Hopkins University in 1992. He spent the next 20 years working as a trader on Wall Street. He left trading in 2012 to focus on photography. His “Faces of Addiction” series explores addiction in the south Bronx neighbourhood of New York City. He has spent the last two […]
March 10, 2017
The Center for Africana Studies Welcomes Nadia Nurhussein By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
The Center for Africana Studies is thrilled to welcome Nadia Nurhussein, Associate Professor of Africana Studies and English, to Johns Hopkins University. Professor Nurhussein specializes in nineteenth and twentieth-century African American literature and culture. Her book, Rhetorics of Literacy: The Cultivation of American Dialect Poetry (The Ohio University Press, 2013) challenges standard readings of literary dialect as deformation of written […]
March 6, 2017
Queering Kinship in a World of Slaves By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
Johns Hopkins University, Women, Gender and Sexuality Presents “Queering Kinship in a World of Slaves” on Tuesday, March 7th at 4:30 PM in Gilman 388. Lecture given by Jessica Johnson. Co-sponsored by History.