We Stand with Standing Rock We begin with the recognition that Johns Hopkins University exists on Susquehannock, Piscataway, and Lenape land. We also acknowledge the presence and history of Lumbee and Cherokee migration into the region, often alongside African Americans migrating to the region. We honor all who came before, all who are here now, […]
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On September 27, 2016, Robin D.G. Kelley, Salamishah Tillet, and Dayvon Love will visit Johns Hopkins for a panel discussion titled, “The next 50 years: Black power’s afterlife and the struggle for social justice,” as part of the JHU Forums on Race in America series.
Congratulations to Lester Spence, who was presented with the “Best of Baltimore 2016: Best Nonfiction Book” award for Knocking the Hustle. View the City Paper review here.
Our own Nathan Connolly will give an address on “the Profitability of Segregation” at 9:00am on September 16, for the Johns Hopkins University’s 21st Century Cities Initiative (21CC) Inaugural Symposium: “21st Century Neighborhoods: Research. Leadership. Transformation”
At the Center for Africana Studies, we are in the process of revising our bylaws, introducing language and a structure attuned to the many black lives that do matter in this world. And I am invested in that mission, because I am committed to the survival, study, and salvation of black life and I am […]
The following remarks were delivered in June 2016 at the Society for Historians of the Early American Republic Annual Meeting. The roundtable, “Blood, Belonging, Citizenship, and Legal Personhood in the Early Republic: A Roundtable,” brought together “four scholars whose current projects grapple with how the oppressed and disenfranchised elaborated their place in the body politic and, […]
Welcome Kanita Tavares! Kanita is the new Academic Program Coordinator in the 230 suite of International Centers and Programs Office, where she will be supporting CAS and PLAS specifically as well as serving as the budget specialist for all programs. Her email is email@example.com and 6-6385. “Hello, I am Kanita Tavares, my last name originates […]
Freddie Gray and the makings of an American uprising. Freddie Gray’s relatives arrived for the trial in the afternoon, after the prep-school kids had left. By their dress, they seemed to have just gotten off work in the medical and clerical fields. The family did not appear at ease in the courtroom. They winced and dropped […]
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.
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 […]