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Lunch & Lecture: “Evergreen: The Garrett Family, Collectors & Connoisseurs” A book talk by James Archer Abbott
Jun 27 @ 12:30 pm – Jun 28 @ 12:00 am Johns Hopkins Club Homewood Campus 3400 North Charles Street 21218

This event is co-hosted by Johns Hopkins University Press

Evergreen—the long-time home of the Garrett family in north Baltimore, and now a JHU museum—offers a preeminent example of antebellum American
Italianate architecture. It also houses a remarkably diverse collection of over 50,000 objects, including paintings, furniture, sculpture, ceramics, and rare books. A beautiful new book, Evergreen: The Garrett Family, Collectors and Connoisseurs, celebrating this remarkable home and collection has just been published by JHU Press. Join us for a fascinating insider’s look at Evergreen with one of the authors, James Archer Abbott, the Philip Franklin Wagley Director and Curator of Evergreen Museum & Library at Johns Hopkins University. This program is a must for art collectors and lovers of historic houses, museums, and libraries!

Johns Hopkins Institute for NanoBioTechnology Seminar Series: Vipul Periwal
Jun 27 @ 2:30 pm – 3:45 pm Room 110 Clark Hall Homewood Campus 3400 North Charles Street 21218

The Institute for NanoBioTechnology Seminar Series will present Vipul Periwal from the National Institutes of Health and his discussion on “Quantitatively predicting the effects of therapeutic intervention in human disease.”

Periwal is a senior investigator at the National Institutes of Health in the Intramural Research Program. His focus is on computational medicine and biological modeling with a goal to use biological modeling to predict systemic responses to perturbations. His current research includes data-driven large-scale biological modeling of disease, model of reactive oxygen species in mitochondria, and adipocyte development and insulin resistance.

Light refreshments will be provided.

Society of Philosophy and Psychology 2017 Meeting
Jun 28 – Jul 1 all-day Johns Hopkins University

The 2017 meeting of the Society of Philosophy and Psychology kicks off with a workshop on Aesthetics and Cognitive Science, funded in part by the Alexander Grass Humanities Institute. Speakers include:

  • Art and pleasure: Mohan Matthen, Paul Bloom, Ed Connor, and Dmitri Tymoczko
  • Art and skill (perceptual): Diana Raffman and Dustin Stokes
  • Art and skill (performance): Emma Gregory, Mike McCloskey, and Barbara Landau; and Barbara Gail Montero
  • Creativity: Dan Schacter, Peter Carruthers, Anjan Chatterjee, and Elisabeth Camp

Register online.

You can register for either just the workshop or the workshop and the rest of the conference.

See the provisional conference schedule.

For more information on the rest of the conference, please visit the conference website.

Questions? Contact Steven Gross at

“Anxieties of Abundance” Workshop
Oct 19 – Oct 20 all-day TBD

“Anxieties of Abundance: Sources and Methods for Qing Studies in the Digital Age”

Workshop details and location TBD.

[Funded by the Chiang Chingkuo Foundation]