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Life Sentences Conference Well Attended In Person and Online

Life Sentences: A Conference on Incarceration and the Humanities, held Nov. 9-10 at the Parkway Theatre, may have focused on the experience of people in Baltimore, but it’s message resonated around the world. The conference received nearly 25,000 independent views online through livestream.

Media Medica: Medicine and the Challenge of New Media

The Medicine & The Challenge of New Media Conference will be held October 27-28, 2017. Medicine never takes places in a vacuum. Patients become ill in the context of work and family, physicians make diagnostic and therapeutic choices based on their professional training and institutional affiliations, researchers pose questions based on funding opportunities and the interests… Read more »

William Egginton appears on Maryland Humanities Podcast

Alexander Grass Humanities Institute Director, William Egginton, spoke with Maryland Humanities about the common questions faced by liberal arts majors and educators. These questions include how their education will serve them later in life and how the Institute serves its students through the humanities. Click here to listen to the podcast!

Life Sentences: A Conference on Incarceration and the Humanities – 11/9-10

Please join us November 9 and 10 for a conference on incarceration and the humanities that will explore the impact of incarceration on the world of ideas, through special attention to film, history, and qualitative methods. View the conference schedule. Registration is now closed. If you would like information about future events, please email

2018 JHU/AIAR Undergraduate Archaeological Fellowship

The Johns Hopkins University Albright Institute Undergraduate Archaeological Fellowship provides funding for a Johns Hopkins University undergraduate student to participate in an Albright Institute archaeological field school in Israel as well as a one month internship at the Albright Institute of Archaeological Research in Jerusalem. Applicants must be enrolled at Johns Hopkins University and participate… Read more »

Call for Papers: Print Culture Master Class

The intensive and interdisciplinary one-week Print Culture Master Class will take place August 21-25, 2017, in Baltimore and Washington, DC, and is open to students currently enrolled at that time in a humanities PhD program at JHU.