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Society of Fellows applications now open for 2023–24

Society of Fellows applications now open for 2023–24

The JHU Society of Fellows, operated in part by AGHI, is now accepting applications for our second cohort (to take shape in 2023–24). To apply—and for more info about application requirements, the Society as a whole, and current Fellows—submit via Interfolio by Feb. 10, 2023. More info here…

Society Fellow Gabriella Fee co-nominated for PEN America Awards longlist

Society Fellow Gabriella Fee co-nominated for PEN America Awards longlist

Congratulations to Society of Fellows member Gabriella Fee, who has been co-nominated (with Prof. Dora Malech) for a PEN America award. In 2022, Fee and Malech translated Giovanna Cristina Vivinetto’s book of poetry, Dolore Minimo, from its original Italian. Fee and Malech are now up for the PEN Award for Poetry in Translation. Finalists will be announced in February 2023.

Student opportunities: apply now for 2023–24 initiatives

Student opportunities: apply now for 2023–24 initiatives

AGHI is now accepting applications for our 2023–24 student opportunities for grad students, prospective Ph.D. candidates, and postdoctoral fellows: Graduate Research Fellowships (due Feb. 28, 2023); Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Humanistic Studies (IHS) (due Feb. 6); and KSAS Society of Fellows (postdoctoral) (due Feb. 10). More info about these programs and deadlines at this link.

‘Tis the Season… for Nightmares!

‘Tis the Season… for Nightmares!

Before the close of the year sends all of JHU off for the holidays, Prof. Bill Egginton (AGHI Director) joined Profs and Pints DC on Sunday, Dec. 11th for a presentation on good ol’ Krampus and other “Nightmares Before Christmas.”

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.

Tabb Center announces inaugural Public Humanities Fellows (’22–23): Hoesy Corona and Nicoletta Darita de la Brown

Tabb Center announces inaugural Public Humanities Fellows (’22–23): Hoesy Corona and Nicoletta Darita de la Brown

The Winston Tabb Special Collections Research Center is pleased to announce its inaugural 2022/23 Public Humanities Fellows: Hoesy Corona and Nicoletta Darita de la Brown. Read more about the Tabb Center’s 2022-23 Fellows and the Public Humanities projects they are creating: see the full announcement via JHU’s Sheridan Libraries.

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.

Humanities In The Village: Alexander Heffner, A Documentary History Of The United States

Humanities In The Village: Alexander Heffner, A Documentary History Of The United States

The Ivy Bookshop, Bird in Hand, and the Alexander Grass Humanities Institute at Johns Hopkins University presents the latest installment of Humanities in the Village, featuring Alexander Heffner! This Zoom event […]

Inaugural Cohort: JHU Society of Fellows in the Humanities, 2022-2023 

Beginning in 2022, the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences at Johns Hopkins University announces a new and distinctive form of intellectual community with its Society of Fellows in the […]

Society Of Fellows In The Humanities Names First Cohort

Society Of Fellows In The Humanities Names First Cohort

The nine fellows will receive funding to pursue hands-on experiences that build on their postgraduate studies From the Hub: At a moment in time when there’s a lot of speculation about […]