News & Announcements Archive

“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 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.

Race in America: White House reporter April Ryan to speak

Veteran journalist April Ryan, a tenacious reporter and a fixture on the White House beat, will speak at Johns Hopkins University on Sept. 12 in the first JHU Forums on Race in America event of the 2017-18 academic year. Ryan, the White House correspondent for American Urban Radio Networks since January 1997, will give her […]

Black Code: A Special Issue of The Black Scholar, Jessica Marie Johnson and Marl Anthony Neal

Black Code: A Special Issue of The Black Scholar, Jessica Marie Johnson and Marl Anthony Neal
The Black Scholar is proud to announce the release of “Black Code,” a special issue of the Black Scholar. The guest editors, Jessica Marie Johnson and Mark Anthony Neal, have assembled a collective of digital soothsayers working on the margins of Black Studies, Afrofuturism, radical media, and the digital humanities. Black Code Studies is queer, femme, fugitive, and […]