A two-day conference happening this week on November 9th and 10th and sponsored by the JHU Humanities Institute.
News & Announcements Archive
The Hub article describes the pioneering research and scholarship of Professor Vesla Weaver, who arrived at JHU in the fall as a Bloomberg Professor and is jointly appointed to the Department of Political Science and Department of Sociology.
The President’s Reading Series and the Writing Seminars present Teju Cole. Where and When: November 7th, 2017 at 6: 00 PM in the Mudd Hall Auditorium. Cole was born in the U.S. in 1975 and raised in Nigeria. He is the author of two works of fiction: Every Day Is for the Thief, which was named […]
The Milton S. Eisenhower Symposium will host Joy Ann Reid, political analyst and host of MSNBC’s AM Joy. Reid will give a talk titled “Journalism in the age of fake news.” Formerly the managing editor of TheGrio.com, Reid is also the author of Fracture: Barack Obama, the Clintons and the Racial Divide and a columnist […]
Native American activist and advocate for environmental, women’s, and children’s rights discusses environmental racism. Date: Wednesday, November 8 Time: 6pm reception, followed by talk at 7 pm. Location: Auditorium, Mason Hall, Homewood Campus. Winona LaDuke, a Native American activist and advocate for environmental, women’s, and children’s rights will speak at the next JHU Forums on Race in […]
Thank you to Associate Professor of Philosophy Chris Lebron for the fascinating and memorable conversation about the conception and analysis of his new book, The Making of Black Lives Matter: The History of an Idea. Professor Lester Spence moderated a highly interactive and fluid discussion. Center faculty and board members Jeanne-Marie Jackson, Mike Degani and […]
This year, TEDxJHU is hosting a contest to select speakers for their fall event. Juniors, seniors and graduate students are encouraged to apply. For more information, please visit: tedxjhu.com/. Interested students can also reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions. The deadline to submit is October 25 at 11:59pm.
Dr. Jessica Marie Johnson, professor in the Department of History and board member of the Center for Africana Studies, discusses the “The Fragility Of Solidarity: Family History And Political Identity” in an article on bitchmedia.
Congratulations to Professor Lawrence Jackson! His 2016 essay, originally published in Harper’s Magazine and entitled, “The City that Bleeds: Freddie Gray and the makings of an American uprising,” appears in the 2017 edition of the Best American Essays. https://www.hmhco.com/at-home/featured-shops/popular-series/best-american-series/ba-essays
Join Professor Lawrence Jackson on this Saturday, October 14 at Reginald F. Lewis Museum as he discusses his latest book, Chester B. Himes. Regular Museum Admission: Member-Free/Non-members $8.