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How Public Humanities Programs Break Down Barriers

Sheridan Libraries Africana Archivist Tonika Berkley, Public Humanities Fellow Nicoletta Daríta de la Brown, and Tabb Center Director Joseph Plaster. Photo by Will Kirk.

Learn more about how Joseph Plaster—AGHI board member, Curator in Public Humanities, and Tabb Center Director—is collaborating with artists, curators, and community members on a new public humanities initiative. (Pictured: Sheridan Libraries Africana Archivist Tonika Berkley, Public Humanities Fellow Nicoletta Daríta de la Brown, and Plaster).

Cosmic Visions – New podcast series!

We’re excited to share the first few episodes of our new podcast series, produced in collaboration with The World According to Sound! One episode per day will be released over […]

Reading and conversation with Danielle Evans for Humanities on the Mall

Danielle Evans (right) reads from "The Office of Historical Corrections" while Bill Egginton (left) listens.

Hearing from an award-winning author about the art and craft of creative writing is always a treat. Maybe that's why December's Humanities on the Mall event was so sweet. Professor Danielle Evans (JHU Writing Seminars) spoke about her works — including reading from her own The Office of Historical Corrections and Before You Suffocate Your...

Kick-off event for Interdisciplinary Humanities Doctoral Network 2023–2024

Photo of IHS/ St Andrews interdisciplinary graduate network event, featuring four scholars in-person and another several meeting virtually.

AGHI is excited to celebrate a new project in collaboration with St. Andrews University: the Interdisciplinary Humanities Doctoral Network. This effort brings together doctoral students under JHU’s Humanities Institute and […]

Upcoming Spring 2024 Course: “Race War: Theories and Histories”

Of interest to friends and students of AGHI: Race War: Theories and Histories (AS.360.631), Spring 2024 In modern times, wars become sites of race-making. In turn, racializations become projects of […]

Grad fellow presents on the history public health equity in family planning

Webinar banner for the "Shifting Power And Advancing Equity In Population Health Webinar Series," featuring JHU's Vincenza Mazzeo.

"How does the history of population health impact our work today?" This question provided the basis of a recent webinar hosted by the Interdisciplinary Association for Population Health Science, featuring AGHI Grad Research Fellow Vincenza Mazzeo. Presenting on "Histories of Population Control Programs: From Global to Local Spaces," Mazzeo attended to the case study (indeed...

Remember, remember the 5th of November… to kick-off AGHI’s Humanities on the Mall

Inside view of the newly renovated 555 Pennsylvania Avenue building by JHU on opening day. Photo by Howard Korn.

AGHI will join JHU's new Bloomberg Center at 555 Penn in DC with a brand-new series: Humanities on the Mall, kicking things off on Nov. 5th with a public convo (and reception to follow). Register in advance now!

THR publication of recent “Bacchae Before” and “Vitruvian” performances

Cover of "The Hopkins Review" edited by Jennifer Stager.

Check out a mini-series on performance for The Hopkins Review that includes edited transcripts with the performers of three performances hosted at Hopkins and supported by AGHI: extreme lyric I (2020), VITRUVIAN (2023), and Bacchae Before (2023).

Recent Publications (Summer 2023)

Recent publications banner with view of Gilman Hall from Levering patio.

Curious about recent publications in international criticism, literary theory, and philosophy? What about music, politics, and and ways of theorizing Black embodiment? AGHI’s fellows have got you covered! That can […]

AGHI welcomes cohort of 2023–24 grad student fellows and IHS scholars

Gilman quad in evening autumn light by John D'Alembert.

At the university ranked #9 in the nation, we're not exactly surprised to see another year of incredible scholars joining AGHI's fellows and students. And yet this year's cohort of Interdisciplinary Humanistic Studies PhD students and yearlong advanced graduate researchers are a true testament to the range, depth, and brilliance of what grad students at...