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?
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The first talk is Sunday, March 17 at 3 p.m. with Chris Matthews, The Honorable Robert L. Ehrlich, Jr., Lisa Desjardins, and Dan Morhaim at Loyola University.
An 80,000-word dissertation would take 9 hours to present. Your time limit... 3 minutes! Open to all JHU doctoral students. Register by March 26.
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.
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 […]
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 agriculture, or how to stop the mishandling […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
An emphasis on the humanities in medical school trains future doctors to become proficient in the social and cultural context of health care.