Humanities in the Village (Aug.): “The Rigor of Angels” with Bill Egginton (and Sean Carroll)

It's another year and another season of Humanities in the Village! Kick off the new series with a discussion between AGHI's own director, Bill Egginton, in conversation with Sean Carroll on "Ultimate Nature of Reality." Celebrating his new book, The Rigor of Angels: Borges, Heisenberg, Kant, and the Ultimate Nature of Reality (Pantheon, Aug. 2023), Prof. Egginton […]

Humanities in the Village (Sept.): “African American Adolescent Female Heroes” by Melanie Marotta

Join us for our September installment of Humanities in the Village to celebrate the new book by Melanie Marotta (Morgan State University), African American Adolescent Female Heroes: The Twenty-First-Century Young Adult Neo-Slave Narrative (2023). Dr. Marotta will be joined by our moderator, Dr. Samanda Robinson (JHU). Join us at the Ivy Bookshop's patio at 6:30pm for […]

Humanities in the Village (Oct.): “Arepa” book talk with Irena Stein and D. Watkins

Bird in Hand cafe 11 E 33rd St, Baltimore, MD, United States

Join us for a delicious and wonderful Humanities in the Village discussion this October—and celebrate the launch of Arepa: Classic & contemporary recipes for Venezuela's daily bread, a new cookbook by Irena Stein! Stein is the creator behind Baltimore's own Alma Cocina Latina, a culinary hotspot celebrating Venezuelan cuisine and culture—and in conversation with memoirist and […]

Humanities on the Mall: Bill Egginton (in conversation with Emma Snyder)

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AGHI is thrilled to announce the launch of our newest event series, in partnership with DC's East City Bookshop... Humanities on the Mall That's right! We are happy to join many of JHU's own at the newly renovated building at 555 Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C. Beginning in Fall 2023, AGHI is hosting our new […]

Humanities in the Village (Nov.): Obamanomics and Francisconomics

Bird in Hand cafe 11 E 33rd St, Baltimore, MD, United States

We celebrate November's Humanities in the Village talk with a panel on Dr. Zekeh Gbotokuma's new, award-winning book, Obamanomics and Francisconomics (2022). Professor Gbotokuma (Philosophy, Morgan State University) will be joined by his colleague from MSU, Dr. Linda Loubert, opening up discussion (with audience Q&A) of the international ripples of the policies and practices of […]

Humanities in the Village (Jan.): A Nation at Thought—On Education with Dr. David Steiner

Bird in Hand cafe 11 E 33rd St, Baltimore, MD, United States

It's 2024, an election year, and halfway through the school year! For January's Humanities in the Village, we are glad to bring Dr. David M. Steiner of JHU's Institute for Education Policy. Steiner will be discussing his new book, A Nation at Thought: Restoring Wisdom in America's Schools, He will be joined by Fred Lazarus, president […]

Humanities in the Village: Nate Brown—On Writing Environmental Fiction (Reading & Discussion)

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Humanities in the Village returns for February 2024 with... "On Writing Environmental Fiction: A Reading & Discussion" with author Nate Brown, in conversation with Jean McGarry. Description: In the era of global climate change, writers are engaging directly with the science and social implications of our quickly changing planet. Join fiction writer Nate Brown (JHU […]