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Media + Monsters: Two Centuries of Frankenstein Photos

Below are photos from The Alexander Grass Humanities recent event, Media + Monsters: Two Centuries of Frankenstein, held on October 31, 2018 at the Parkway Theatre. This event was held to commemorate the 200th anniversary of Frankenstein. Professors from History of Science and Technology, English, the Berman Institute of Bioethics, and Film and Media studies discussed Frankenstein […]


CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Galvanized by Dr. Frankenstein…and His Monster

The Alexander Grass Humanities Institute and The Writing Seminars invite undergraduates in the Krieger School, but also those fantasists in the Whiting School, to write a story based on, or inspired by the novel Frankenstein. The writing contest, with an award of $250, and possible publication in The Hopkins Review, is part of a celebration […]


TED Talks Daily: Why tech needs the humanities

If you want to build a team of innovative problem-solvers, you should value the humanities just as much as the sciences, says entrepreneur Eric Berridge. He shares why tech companies should look beyond STEM graduates for new hires — and how people with backgrounds in the arts and humanities can bring creativity and insight to […]


Nonprofit Career Week – Feb. 12-15, 2018

If you’re passionate about social change and political movements, don’t miss Nonprofit Career Week: Feb. 12-15. Meet with alumni working for think tanks with various viewpoints, network with local and national nonprofits hiring interns, find out how to work in education without teaching, and connect at the Nonprofit Internship and Career Fair on Feb. 15. […]


Mellon Foundation Humanities Collaboratory Fellowship – Accepting Applications Now Through February 2, 2018

The Johns Hopkins University Krieger School of Arts and Sciences is proud to announce the new Mellon Foundation Humanities Collaboratory Fellowship. This fellowship provides doctoral graduate students at JHU the opportunity to join in a teaching and research collaboration with the Community College of Baltimore County (CCBC) that initiates students into undergraduate humanities research while […]


Sheridan Libraries Dean’s Undergraduate Research Awards, Co-Sponsored by the Alexander Grass Humanities Institute, – Accepting Applications Now Through March 9, 2018

Dean’s Undergraduate Research Awards (DURA) are available for students working on relevant humanities and social sciences research projects that specifically utilize primary source materials in the rare book, manuscript, and archival collections of the Sheridan Libraries at JHU. These collections span 5,000 years of rare and unique objects and texts, from ancient cuneiform tablets and […]