Professor Katrina Bell McDonald’s book (with Caitlin Cross-Barnet), Marriage in Black, has been selected as a “Featured Author” book for the 93rd Annual Black History Luncheon given by the Association for the Study of African American Culture and Society! ASALH was founded by Carter G. Woodson (known as the “Father of Black History”), and it […]
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Date: January 16, 2019
Date: January 2, 2019
Embracing Sisterhood is a thought-provoking examination of black women’s intersecting challenges, tensions, and issues of class in the twenty-first century. In this purported era of high-profile, mega-successful black women and growing socioeconomic diversity, Embracing Sisterhood seeks to determine where contemporary black women’s ideas of black womanhood and sisterhood merge with social class. Date: Tuesday, January […]
Date: November 9, 2018
This intersession register for “Race, Capitalism, and Bond”. The 2-credit course will run from January 7 to 25, meet on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 1-4:45 p.m. and is instructed by Bryan Carter. Mass incarceration and policing in America costs billions in tax revenue despite fleeting evidence of their crime reduction capacity. Yet despite their […]
Date: November 6, 2018
The AADHum Initiative at the University of Maryland is proud to invite scholars, researchers, teachers, professionals, activists, and community members to its first national conference, Intentionally Digital, Intentionally Black. The conference will be held at the UMD campus in College Park, Maryland, on October 18-20, 2018. What happens to digital humanities inquiry when we begin with Black […]
Date: September 13, 2018
Please join the Sex & Slavery Lab and the Program in the History of Science, Medicine, and Technology in welcoming Dr. Deirdre Cooper Owens (Queens College, CUNY) on campus next week! Deirdre Cooper Owens is an associate professor of history at Queens College, City University of New York. The recipient of several prestigious honors including the […]
Date: September 6, 2018
Join us for “Unpacking Hateful Things & Contemporary Practices” at 1 p.m., on Saturday, September 22 at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum, 830 E Pratt St. Baltimore, MD 21202. This race conversation will trace the legacy of Jim Crow as revealed in objects used to dehumanize African Americans and will then connect this legacy to contemporary […]
Date: August 29, 2018
Congratulations to Professor Martha S. Jones for the recent publication of her new book Birthright Citizens: A History of Race and Rights. Birthright Citizens tells how African American activists radically transformed the terms of citizenship for all Americans. According to Professor Jones: “I am a writer, commentator, researcher, and historian. Writing is my first passion, from […]
Date: August 29, 2018
Come see Professor Lawrence Jackson at the National Book Festival on Saturday, September 1, 2018 Presentation: 3-3:45pm Book Signing: 4:30-5:30pm Location: Washington Convention Center, 801 Mt. Vernon Place NW, Washington, DC Professor Jackson is the award-winning author of “Chester B. Himes: A Biography.” For more information about the National Book festival, please see their website.
Date: August 15, 2018
PURA is open to undergraduates from any division working with a mentor in any JHU division, center, or institute. Undergraduates have the opportunity to conduct independent research, design, entrepreneurship, scholarly, and creative projects over the academic year with the help of a $3000 fellowship. PURA recipients will present their project at DREAMS, our campus wide day celebrating undergraduate projects.
Date: May 31, 2018
Explore Africa’s and other emerging markets’ roles in global sustainability. Mzuzah Africa and Net Impact will host the Mzuzah Convergence 2018 conference at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School, developed in collaboration with Carey Business School Professor James Calvin and students from Carey’s Innovation for Humanity (I4H) program who participated in Mzuzah Convergence 2017 in Accra, Ghana.