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Society Of Fellows In The Humanities Names First Cohort

Society Of Fellows In The Humanities Names First Cohort

The nine fellows will receive funding to pursue hands-on experiences that build on their postgraduate studies

From the Hub: At a moment in time when there’s a lot of speculation about the viability of a doctoral degree in the humanities, Johns Hopkins is creating pathways toward new opportunities beyond the academy for PhD humanities students.

Rachel Wallach / Published May 19

Lending a Helping Hand

Lending a Helping Hand

From the Hub: Jacob deNobel / Published Feb 8

As families struggle due to the coronavirus pandemic, Hopkins Professor Adam Sheingate delivers meals to Baltimore families in need.

The Enduring Value Of An English Degree

The Enduring Value Of An English Degree

From the Hub: Despite a struggling labor market and emerging technologies that emphasize the importance of STEM fields, an English degree is as useful as ever, says JHU Professor Mark Christian Thompson

Rachel Wallach / Published Jan 15

The family that reads together

The family that reads together

From The Hub: Through their new YouTube series ‘Storytime with Dr. Connolly,’ instructors Nathan Connolly and Shani Mott hope to bring a celebration of Africana history to the next generation of readers

Jacob deNobel / Published Jul 24

Ballroom Glitz

Ballroom Glitz

From The Hub:

Performers battled, catwalked, and vogued in a historic ball held in April at the George Peabody Library, a grand venue for an event that honored the nearly century-old tradition of the ballroom community as a countercultural provocation of fashion, dance, performance, and politics.