News & Announcements Archive


Thank you!! Black Nest Event 10/3/2019

Thank you!! Black Nest Event 10/3/2019
Center for Africana Studies would like to thank all who came out for the meet and greet for our first undergraduate RAP session.


Black Nest, Oct. 3 , Gilman 132 , 6:00 p.m.

Black Nest, Oct. 3 ,  Gilman 132 , 6:00 p.m.
The Center For Africana Studies Presents: The first Undergraduate Student RAP Session Join us for and evening of food and great conversation with Hopkins Black community!


Critical Care Collective Series Breaking Through Public Health Paradigms

Critical Care Collective Series Breaking Through Public Health Paradigms
Join us on Thursday, September 26 in Gilman 132 at 5:30PM Diversity in student and faculty background brings the opportunity of new points of view. But do students accept some prevailing narratives without questioning their basis or without drawing from their own personal background?


Helena Hicks Speakers’ Series

Helena Hicks Speakers’ Series
“Thinking Through Fascism Today by Looking to the Past:From Mussolini’s Italy to Trump’s America” Sunday, Sep 22, 2019 I 3 – 4:30 pm | Sharp Street Memorial Church ROBBIE SHILLIAM Professor of Political Science,Johns Hopkins University Political commentators and human rights advocates have often called Donald Trump’s policies and proclivities ‘fascist.’ Whether one agrees or […]


“Billie Holiday Jazz Concert” on September 7

“Billie Holiday Jazz Concert” on September 7
FREE Concert in the Park! The Billie Holiday Project for Liberation Arts presents: “Billie Holiday Jazz Concert” Saturday, September 7,2019 | 2PM-6PM | Lafayette Square Park, Corner of W Lafayette and N Arlington, Baltimore, MD Performances by Nasar Abadey(Artistic Director/ Percussion), Sheila Ford (Vocalist), Sean Jones (Trumpet), Richard D. Johnson (Piano), and more More Info: […]


Ibram X. Kendi in conversation with Lester Spence

Barnes & Noble at Johns Hopkins University Present An Evening with Ibram X. Kendi in conversation with Lester Spence, discussing and signing “How To Be An Antiracist” Join us 7 p.m. Wednesday, September 4,2019 at Shriver Hall 10 Art Museum Drive, Baltimore, MD 21218 For more information and to register: eventbrite link for reservations or […]


Course Syllabus Now Available for “Contemporary Black Marriage”

CAS is pleased to announce the release of the “Contemporary Black Marriage in Research, Policy, and Practice” course syllabus. The syllabus is designed as a guide and resource for higher education instructors teaching on black families, black gender relationships, and black intimate relationships.


2019 Ted K. Brashaw Outstanding Research Award

2019 Ted K. Brashaw Outstanding Research Award
Congratulations to Professor James Calvin who received the 2019 Ted K. Bradshaw Outstanding Research Award from the Community Development Society. Professor Calvin will receive the award next month July at the international conference program held at the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri.


PYNK: Black Femme in Slavery’s Archive| April 30 – May 1

PYNK: Black Femme in Slavery’s Archive| April 30 – May 1
PYNK: Black Femme in Slavery’s Archive | April 30 – May 1,2019 The Sex and Slavery Lab’s closing event Please RSVP to jmj@jhu.edu if you are interested in joining us for the graduate student colloquium to receive the pre-circulated papers. What are black womanhood, black femme, and black queer & trans* labors in the context of slavery, […]