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News & Announcements Archive
Lester Spence, an associate professor of political science and africana studies at Johns Hopkins University, will be presented with the Provost’s Prize for Faculty Excellence in Diversity during an awards ceremony in the Glass Pavilion on the Homewood campus on Tuesday. The prize, established last year, recognizes a full-time faculty member who has made scholarly […]
Congratulations to CAS Director Robbins who is a 2017-2018 Delta Delta Delta Fellow at the National Humanities Center in Research Triangle Park, NC. Robbins is one of 35 Fellows invited to the NHC next year from 15 states, Greece, Turkey, and the United Kingdom. Chosen from 630 applicants, NHC fellows represent humanistic scholarship in English language […]
The Center for Africana Studies is thrilled to welcome Nadia Nurhussein, Associate Professor of Africana Studies and English, to Johns Hopkins University. Professor Nurhussein specializes in nineteenth and twentieth-century African American literature and culture. Her book, Rhetorics of Literacy: The Cultivation of American Dialect Poetry (The Ohio University Press, 2013) challenges standard readings of literary dialect as deformation of written […]
Beyond the emotional resonance of Baltimore—Jackson grew up here, still has family here, and has written frequently about the city—there’s the academic proximity to the roots of many research topics that intrigue him, including the histories of Billie Holiday and Frederick Douglass.
Dr.Robert Higgins, The Johns Hopkins Hospital’s first black department head, will be the keynote speaker at annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration.
Critic Mark Greif named Spence’s Knocking the Hustle: Against the Neoliberal Turn in Black Politics among the magazine’s list of “Best Books We Missed in 2016”. Lester Spence, an associate professor of political science and Africana studies at Hopkins, penned Knocking the Hustle as a critique of the rise of neoliberal forces over the past […]
The Community Impact Internships Program (CIIP) applications are available and due January 6th, 2016. Join other Hopkins students this summer in Baltimore working alongside community members to make a difference. The CIIP is a competitive, paid summer internship program that pairs JHU undergraduate students with nonprofit organizations and government agencies to work on community-identified projects. CIIP […]
Join the Center for African Studies, the Program in East Asian Studies, the Program in International Studies, the Writing Seminars Program, the Graduate Representative Organization, and the Office of Multicultural Affairs in welcoming award-winning poets Safia Elhillo and Jess X. Chen to the Homewood Campus. The event will begin at 7:30pm.
October 25,2016 at 4:15 pm, Mergenthaler 366