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Upcoming Symposium on Black Marriage, “BOUND/UNBOUND”

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On March 8-9, 2018, join us for, “BOUND/UNBOUND: Contemporary Black Marriage in Research, Policy & Practice,” a two-day symposium exploring contemporary Black marriage across a wide-range of tensions, influences, and historical contexts.


BFSA EB Caucus Chili Cook-off Thursday, December 21, 2017

The Johns Hopkins Black Faculty and Staff Association (BFSA) East Baltimore Caucus will be hosting its Chili Cook-off and Potluck, noon to 1 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 21, at the Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe St., Room W2008, Baltimore, MD 21205. For registers please click link HUB. If you are not a […]


Opening Reception for “Freedom Papers” Exhibition at JHU

The new exhibition titled, “Freedom Papers: Black Assertions from the Archives” began with an opening reception held in the MSE library on November 15 and hosted by the Black Faculty and Staff Association and the CAS. The exhibition itself will last until February 2018.


Professor Vesla Weaver featured in the HUB

The Hub article describes the pioneering research and scholarship of Professor Vesla Weaver, who arrived at JHU in the fall as a Bloomberg Professor and is jointly appointed to the Department of Political Science and Department of Sociology.


Teju Cole to speak as part of President’s Reading Series

The President’s Reading Series and the Writing Seminars present Teju Cole. Where and When: November 7th, 2017 at 6: 00 PM in the Mudd Hall Auditorium. Cole was born in the U.S. in 1975 and raised in Nigeria. He is the author of two works of fiction: Every Day Is for the Thief, which was named […]


MSE Symposium on November 2 with Joy Ann Reid

The Milton S. Eisenhower Symposium will host Joy Ann Reid, political analyst and host of MSNBC’s AM Joy. Reid will give a talk titled “Journalism in the age of fake news.” Formerly the managing editor of TheGrio.com, Reid is also the author of Fracture: Barack Obama, the Clintons and the Racial Divide and a columnist […]


November 8: Winona LaDuke to speak at Forum on Race in America

Native American activist and advocate for environmental, women’s, and children’s rights discusses environmental racism. Date: Wednesday, November 8 Time: 6pm reception, followed by talk at 7 pm. Location: Auditorium, Mason Hall, Homewood Campus. Winona LaDuke, a Native American activist and advocate for environmental, women’s, and children’s rights will speak at the next JHU Forums on Race in […]


Associate Professor of Philosophy Chris Lebron discusses his new book

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Thank you to Associate Professor of Philosophy Chris Lebron for the fascinating and memorable conversation about the conception and analysis of his new book, The Making of Black Lives Matter: The History of an Idea. Professor Lester Spence moderated a highly interactive and fluid discussion. Center faculty and board members Jeanne-Marie Jackson, Mike Degani and […]


Student Speaker Contest, Deadline October 25

This year, TEDxJHU is hosting a contest to select speakers for their fall event. Juniors, seniors and graduate students are encouraged to apply. For more information, please visit: tedxjhu.com/. Interested students can also reach out to tedxjhu1@gmail.com with any questions. The deadline to submit is October 25 at 11:59pm.