News & Events Archive


Opening Remarks from N.D.B. Connolly from Life Sentences

Opening Remarks from N.D.B. Connolly from Life Sentences
Read the opening remarks of the Life Sentences conference by Nathan Connolly, Herbert Baxter Adams Associate Professor of History at the Johns Hopkins University at Johns Hopkins University and co-host of the weekly American history podcast, Backstory.


Life Sentences Conference Well Attended In Person and Online

Life Sentences: A Conference on Incarceration and the Humanities, held Nov. 9-10 at the Parkway Theatre, may have focused on the experience of people in Baltimore, but it's message resonated around the world. The conference received nearly 25,000 independent views online through livestream.


Media Medica: Medicine and the Challenge of New Media

Media Medica: Medicine and the Challenge of New Media
The Medicine & The Challenge of New Media Conference will be held October 27-28, 2017. Medicine never takes places in a vacuum. Patients become ill in the context of work and family, physicians make diagnostic and therapeutic choices based on their professional training and institutional affiliations, researchers pose questions based on funding opportunities and the interests […]


William Egginton appears on Maryland Humanities Podcast

William Egginton appears on Maryland Humanities Podcast
Alexander Grass Humanities Institute Director, William Egginton, spoke with Maryland Humanities about the common questions faced by liberal arts majors and educators. These questions include how their education will serve them later in life and how the Institute serves its students through the humanities.


Discovery Is…

Learn about the cutting edge faculty research taking place at Johns Hopkins University Krieger School of Arts and Sciences. Topics include Egyptian archaeology, African American authors, filmmaking, and sociological studies.


Life Sentences: A Conference on Incarceration and the Humanities – 11/9-10

Please join us November 9 and 10 for a conference on incarceration and the humanities that will explore the impact of incarceration on the world of ideas, through special attention to film, history, and qualitative methods. Registration is now closed. If you would like information about future events, please email aghi@jhu.edu.


2018 JHU/AIAR Undergraduate Archaeological Fellowship

2018 JHU/AIAR Undergraduate Archaeological Fellowship
The Johns Hopkins University Albright Institute Undergraduate Archaeological Fellowship provides funding for a Johns Hopkins University undergraduate student to participate in an Albright Institute archaeological field school in Israel as well as a one month internship at the Albright Institute of Archaeological Research in Jerusalem. Applicants must be enrolled at Johns Hopkins University and participate […]


How Chester B. Himes Became the Rage in Harlem, and Beyond

How Chester B. Himes Became the Rage in Harlem, and Beyond
From The New York Times book review. In a 1942 essay for Opportunity, the journal of the Urban League, the novelist Chester B. Himes warned his readers, “The character of this writer is vulnerable, open to attack, easy to be smeared.” Lawrence P. Jackson’s captivating biography of Himes confirms this appraisal, as Himes is far […]


Johns Hopkins and CCBC receive $1.7M from Mellon Foundation to support humanities education

Johns Hopkins and CCBC receive $1.7M from Mellon Foundation to support humanities education
From The Hub: The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded a combined $1.725 million to Johns Hopkins University and the Community College of Baltimore County to support collaborations between the two institutions on humanities curriculum and pedagogy. The two schools will partner to implement a new initiative called Humanities for All, designed to inspire students […]


Student-run online medical journal earns funding in online voting

Student-run online medical journal earns funding in online voting
From The Hub: Five proposals submitted this spring to Johns Hopkins’ Idea Lab crowdsourcing website will receive funding by virtue of garnering the most support in online voting. In its third year, the Idea Lab offered three areas in which ideas were welcome from the Johns Hopkins community: The Ten by Twenty Challenge to support individual […]