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 […]
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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.
We thank Shvilla Rasheem and the participants at the inaugural Rap Session in Africana Studies for a stimulating discussion on intersectionality and black feminist research!
Assistant Professor in the English department and board member Jeanne-Marie Jackson published an article entitled, “New African Literature is Disrupting What Western Presses Prize,” in The Conversation. Read more on the The Conversation US website. The Conversation was launched as a pilot project in October 2014. It is an independent source of news and views […]
Join Associate Professor Lester Spence and Son of Nun on October 19 from 7-10 p.m. at 2460 Saint Paul St as the discuss “Where Do We Go From Here.” Lester Spence is an Associate Professor of Political Science, and is one of two co-directors of the Center for Africana Studies at Johns Hopkins University. Dr. […]
The Black Faculty and Staff Association is having a drive for the Baltimore Station to collect new towels, washcloths, twin bed linens, pillows, blankets, shower shoes, toothpaste, nonalcoholic mouthwash, toothbrushes, combs, hairbrushes, soap, shampoos, deodorant, socks, packaged underwear, and sleepwear. The drive is on now, through Oct. 28. The Baltimore Station, a rehabilitation center for […]
The Center for Africana Studies (CAS) is hosting its first undergraduate “Rap Session” on October 11 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the OMA Lounge. The Rap Sessions are for undergraduate students to learn about topics in Africana studies and ask questions about graduate school from current doctoral students. Our first presenter will be Shvilla Rasheem, from Morgan State University, who will come […]
Join the Office of Multicultural Affairs, Campus Ministries for Religious and Spiritual Life, Student Leadership and Involvement, and the Center for Africana Studies at 6 p.m. Wednesday, September 27, at The Interfaith Center for a screening Vice News’ segment “Charlottesville: Race and Terror.” A panel discussion will follow the screening.