This morning, President Trump released a budget blueprint that calls for the elimination of the National Endowment for the Humanities…
News & Announcements Archives
From The Hub: Bernadette Wegenstein, a Johns Hopkins professor of media studies and filmmaker, recalls working on her new documentary, The Good Breast, and feeling a bit hesitant to put too much of herself into the film. Yes, her voice is heard asking questions, since she’s the director. And her considerable research shaped The Good Breast, which is… Read more »
From The Hub: Katherine Robinson uses three different translation dictionaries in her work, but she isn’t learning a new language. She’s learning a very, very old language—Middle Welsh, which predates the language of Shakespeare by centuries. Robinson has been familiarizing herself with the medieval language as part of the prep work for her dissertation research, which she’ll undertake… Read more »
EXTENDED DUE DATE: AGHI Graduate Research Fellowship Applications due date extended to March 15, 2017.
The Chronicle of Higher Education has just published an essay by Rens Bod highlighting the History of the Humanities as a new field (as well as The Making of the Humanities V conference which was held at JHU).
This virtual panel is offered by Versatile PhD, a system all PhDs can access for free though Handshake.
From The Hub: For writer and historian Lawrence Jackson, joining Johns Hopkins University was an appealing homecoming for several reasons. Beyond the emotional resonance of Baltimore—Jackson grew up here, still has family here, and has written frequently about the city—there’s the academic proximity to the roots of many research topics that intrigue him, including the histories of… Read more »
Read Forbes article, written by George Anders.
Read article written by Susan Ortega, President, Council of Graduate Students
From The Hub: Johns Hopkins University historian N.D.B. Connolly will soon become a co-host of the national radio program and podcast BackStory with the American History Guys. BackStory brings historical perspective to current events. Connolly joins the program, which airs on dozens of stations nationwide, including D.C.’s WAMU, beginning Feb. 3. He joins co-hosts Ed Ayers,… Read more »