The new director for the interdisciplinary Johns Hopkins Center for Africana Studies has seen firsthand how collaboration between the academy and the community can yield ideas unfettered by preconceived notions and expectations.
Assistant Professor of Africana Studies The Center for Africana Studies at Johns Hopkins University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor who researches African Diaspora populations and focuses on migration, […]
Thank you all for attending a virtual conversation on the film “Passing” Wednesday, November 17. Special thank you to Professor Brook, Professor Jones, and Professor Ford for a great intellectual […]
The papers of renowned African scholar Pier Larson, who died in 2020 as professor in the Department of History, have been gifted to the Melville J. Herskovits Library of African Studies at Northwestern University. The library is one of the most comprehensive collections of African material worldwide, and was a frequent site for Larson’s research over the course of his extensive career.
Thank you all for coming out to Book Talk: A Vatican City in the Middle of Baltimore. Professor Davarian Baldwin discussed his book, Living in the Shadow of the Ivory […]
“Dr. Calvin has demonstrated a long-standing commitment to serving as a role model, mentor, and true advocate for justice, diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout his professional career,” says Katrina Caldwell, […]
“Never let anyone define you.” It was a favorite phrase of U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings, who died a year ago, and it is now immortalized in a mural celebrating the […]
A recent Foreign Policy argument piece from Professor Robbie Shilliam focuses on increasing discussions of race and racism in international affairs, which he says have been abandoned by the field […]
More than 200 members of the Johns Hopkins community—faculty, staff, students, alumni, and neighbors of the university’s campuses—assembled along Charles Street on Thursday for a peaceful demonstration in solidarity with […]
Center for Africana Studies would like to thank all who came out for the meet and greet for our first undergraduate RAP session.