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History professor Nathan Connolly takes his expertise to the air waves

History professor Nathan Connolly takes his expertise to the air waves
From The Hub: Johns Hopkins University historian N.D.B. Connolly will soon become a co-host of the national radio program and podcast BackStory with the American History Guys. BackStory brings historical perspective to current events. Connolly joins the program, which airs on dozens of stations nationwide, including D.C.’s WAMU, beginning Feb. 3. He joins co-hosts Ed Ayers, […]


Call For Papers: Society for Philosophy and Psychology

Wednesday, June 28 - Saturday, July 1, 2017 Johns Hopkins University Submission Deadline: February 10, 2017 Please submit an abstract of no more than 1500 words. Submissions are refereed and selected on the basis of quality and relevance to philosophy, psychology, and cognitive science. They must be written in a format appropriate for anonymous review and employ gender-neutral language. Individual authors may submit only one abstract as first author, though they may be co-authors on other submissions. All submissions will be considered for oral or poster presentation. Click above headline to read more. Co-sponsored by the Alexander Grass Humanities Institute


80s pop icon Thomas Dolby, Homewood Professor of the Arts, talks about the future of sound

80s pop icon Thomas Dolby, Homewood Professor of the Arts, talks about the future of sound
From the Winter 2016 edition of Johns Hopkins Magazine: Two decades before the Oculus Rift became the first sophisticated and relatively affordable virtual reality headset to hit the market, Thomas Dolby created “The Virtual String Quartet.” As part of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum’s Virtual Reality: An Emerging Medium series, Dolby had museumgoers don VR headsets […]


The Johns Hopkins University Albright Institute Undergraduate Archaeological Fellowship

The JHU/AIAR 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 in the fellowship before their graduation date. Deadline to apply is December 18, 2016. Click above to read more.


Critical Climate Thinking Lecture Series

December 2, 2016, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. - Gilman 130D - Homewood Campus The Alexander Grass Humanities Institute presents Sonya Posmentier, Assistant Professor of English at NYU, who will discuss "Creative Time: Black Reconstruction and the Anthropocene". Lecture series co-organized by Rochelle Tobias (GRLL), Naveeda Khan (Anthropology), and Deborah Poole (Anthropology) and co-sponsored by E2SHI, Anthropology, GRLL, CAMS, and Africana Studies.


Hopkins Professor on What to Read for Understanding Trumpism

This course, assembled by historians N. D. B. Connolly and Keisha N. Blain, includes suggested readings and other resources from more than one hundred scholars in a variety of disciplines. The course explores Donald Trump’s rise as a product of the American lineage of racism, sexism, nativism, and imperialism. It offers an introduction to the deep currents of American political culture that produced what many simply call “Trumpism”: personal and political gain marred by intolerance, derived from wealth, and rooted in the history of segregation, sexism, and exploitation.