Humanities News

Director Bill Egginton welcomes the new Imagine Center at JHU

Director Bill Egginton welcomes the new Imagine Center at JHU
AGHI Director Bill Egginton joined JHU staff, faculty, and students on Nov. 14th to celebrate the grand opening of the new Imagine Center for for Integrative Learning and Life Design. Professor Egginton joined colleagues to speak about the potential avenues students might take to discover out where their educational and personal training can lead.

Dessa discusses poetry, music, and being “Deeply Human”

Dessa discusses poetry, music, and being “Deeply Human”
Poet, musician, podcast host, and arts champion Dessa joined AGHI on Nov. 15th to chat all things humanities with Professor Anna Celenza. Speaking with students, faculty, and community members, Dessa shared thoughts about the nature of craft—the differences between writing poems versus rap lyrics or music—and how mixing genres and fields is at the heart of her artistic practice. As part of the discussion, Dessa read from her new poetry collection, Tits on the Moon (Doomtree 2022) and chatted with audience members.