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The old humanities and the new science at 100: Osler’s enduring message

The year 2019 marks the 100th anniversary of Sir William Osler’s last public speech. In the speech, he called for a reunification of the old humanities and the new science. “Humanists have not enough Science” he warned, “and Science sadly lacks the Humanities…this unhappy divorce…should never have taken place.” 100 years after his death, what can Osler teach the high-tech physician of today?


Deadline Approaching for Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows Program

The deadline to apply for the Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows Program is March 13 at 9 p.m. Applicants must have a PhD in the humanities or humanistic social sciences conferred between Sept. 1, 2015 and June 21, 2019 and must have defended and deposited their dissertations no later than April 5, 2019.


Humanities in the Village with Anand Pandian Tonight at Bird in Hand

Anand Pandian, a professor in the anthropology department at Johns Hopkins University, will discuss a new manuscript project about walls and social boundaries in the United States, called Impervious: The Walls We Live With, and How to See Beyond Them. Why does the idea of walling and sealing off the United States from the rest of the world seem to appeal to so many Americans these days? 


Submissions Open for RIC Conference

Submissions are due Friday, Feb. 14 for the JHU Program in Racism, Immigration, and Citizenship's eighth annual interdisciplinary graduate student conference: Eyes on Surveillance: (In)security in Everyday Life. Submissions that interrogate the normalization of surveillance in everyday life are encouraged.


Apply Now for the Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows Program

The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) is pleased to announce the ninth annual competition of theMellon/ACLS Public Fellows Program. This initiative places humanities PhDs in substantive roles in diverse nonprofit and government organizations, demonstrating that the capacities developed in the course of earning a doctoral degree in the humanities have wide application beyond the […]


Undergraduates Fellowship Opportunity

U.S. Public Interest Research Group Job Opportunity Speak Up For The Public Interest When decisions are being made that affect our health, our safety, or our rights as consumers and citizens, U.S. PIRG speaks up on behalf of the public. Whether it’s a decision about how to address the misuse of our life-saving antibiotics in […]


CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: AGHI Graduate Research Fellowship

AGHI is now accepting applications from PhD students in the 10 humanities departments in KSAS, as well as the Anthropology, Political Theory, and History of Medicine programs, to become AGHI Graduate Research Fellows. These one-semester fellowships: Are tenable in the spring semester Provide a full KSAS stipend, along with tuition costs equal to 20% of […]