News & Announcements Archive

Thank you Shvilla Rasheem!

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!

Article by Assistant Professor Jeanne-Marie Jackson in “The Conversation”

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 […]

“Where Do We Go From Here?” with Lester Spence and Son of Nun 10/19

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. […]

Black Faculty and Staff Association Drive for Baltimore Station through 10/28

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 […]

“Rap Sessions” for Undergraduate Students

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 […]

Considering Charlottesville Event

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.

Congratulations to Dr. Mott!

Congratulations to lecturer Dr. Shani Mott on being awarded the JHU Exploration for Practical Ethics grant. Dr. Mott is joined by Dr. Jennifer Kingsley, senior lecturer and assistant director of the Program in Museums and Society and Dr. Nathan Connolly, Herbert Baxter Adams Associate Professor of History as principal investigators on their project Housing Our […]

Black Graduate Student Association Monthly Meeting

Please join the Black Graduate Student Association for our first Bring Your Own Lunch Event/Monthly Meeting on Wednesday, September 20 at 12:00 p.m. The event will take place in the Charles Commons Private Dining Room. Please bring your own lunch/snacks/coffee and join us for conversation and camaraderie.