Department: Big Ideas Archive


Syllabus: Global (In)Security

Issue: Spring 2017

In Global Security Politics, students explore the political implications of weapons of mass destruction and oppression.

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Works in Progress

Issue: Spring 2017

A glimpse at ongoing faculty research.

Reopening the Case

Issue: Spring 2017

In a new biography, Chester B. Himes, Lawrence Jackson identifies Himes as a key figure in the generation of brilliant, mid-20th-century black writers.

Tell Me About…

Issue: Spring 2017

Three faculty members, one question.

Syllabus: Finding the Words

Issue: Fall 2016

Through the Department of Near Eastern Studies, a group of undergraduates is learning to decipher cuneiform signs for the ancient Babylonian dialect of Akkadian.

More Faculty Books

Issue: Fall 2016

New publications from Krieger School faculty.

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Works in Progress

Issue: Fall 2016

Hayang “Yumi” Kim, an assistant professor in the Department of History, is completing a book about the evolution of psychiatry in Japan.

Tell Me About…

Issue: Fall 2016

Three faculty members, one question.

Photo of book, "Coming of Age in the Other America."

The Other America—Waiting to Be Heard

Issue: Fall 2016

A new book, co-written by Johns Hopkins sociologists Stefanie DeLuca and Kathryn Edin, challenges the assumptions that Baltimore is a hopeless case, whose inner-city youth are “thugs” bent on violence.

Tell Me About

Issue: Spring 2016

Three faculty members, one question.