Maia Sigua and Nana Sharikadze, “Crossroads and Crisis in Georgian Culture”

Gilman 208 Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MARYLAND

@ Maia Sigua Associate Professor, V. Sarajishvili Tbilisi State Conservatoire Nana Sharikadze Associate Professor, V. Sarajishvili Tbilisi State Conservatoire “Crossroads and Crisis in Georgian Culture: Decolonization and Resurgent Sovietism” Prof. Sigua will discuss the formation (and deformation) of collective and cultural memory in the Soviet era, using the example of Georgian opera theatre, and how […]

Bill Connolly’s Retirement Symposium: Theory in Bold Strokes

Scott-Bates Commons (Salon B) 10 E. 33rd Street, Baltimore, Maryland

Join us as we celebrate Professor William Connolly’s retirement! Bonnie Honig (Brown University) will present as the keynote in the first part of Bill Connolly’s Retirement Symposium, following two earlier panels. Download the schedule here.

Bill Connolly’s Retirement Symposium: Theory in Bold Strokes

Scott-Bates Commons (Salon B) 10 E. 33rd Street, Baltimore, Maryland

Join us for the SECOND half of our symposium to celebrate Professor William Connolly’s retirement! Bill Connolly will offer closing remarks, following two panels on Friday. Download the schedule here.

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 […]

Gaza Out of the Strip: Past, Present, and Possible Futures after October 7th

via Zoom

The Leonard and Helen R. Stulman Program in Jewish Studies Presents: Gaza Out of the Strip: Past, Present, and Possible Futures after October 7th Dotan Halevy is a social and environmental historian of the modern Middle East, focusing on the transformation of borderlands and how they shape political spaces and social identities. Dotan completed his Ph.D. […]

Environmental Humanities Research Initiative Autumn Panel

Gilman 108

Environmental Humanities Research Initiative Autumn Panel December 5, 5:30-7:30 Gilman 108   Gisela Heffes, Modern Languages and Literatures Visualizing Human and Ecological Loss in Latin America Christiane Frey, Modern Languages and Literatures Beeing and Time: Toward a Literary Entomology Nicole Labruto, Program in Medicine, Science, and the Humanities; Anthropology Modified: Colonial Limits and Plant Life […]

Gaza Film Screening & Discussion: Palestine’s 75 Years of History & Current Realities

Mudd Hall 26

Curious about the historical complexities of Palestine but unsure where to begin? Join us for an enlightening journey with the screening of "Palestine is Still the Issue"! About the film: Featuring in-depth interviews with notable figures, "Palestine Is Still the Issue" brings together diverse perspectives to paint a comprehensive picture of the situation. You'll get […]

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 […]

WGS Visiting Distinguished Professor series: Grace Lavery, “Lectures on Demonology for Transsexuals”

Gilman 208 Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MARYLAND

We are happy to announce that this year's WGS Visiting Distinguished Professor is Professor Grace Lavery of UC Berkeley. Her most recent book Pleasure and Efficacy: Of Pen Names, Cover Versions, and Other Trans Techniques (Princeton, 2023) examines the experience and representation of modern gender transition, drawing on examples from George Eliot, Sigmund Freud, and many others. She will give three […]

Love Data Week

Virtual

  Join the Johns Hopkins Libraries for Love Data Week, February 12-16, 2024!   Love Data Week is an international celebration of data, and Johns Hopkins Libraries are hosting Love Data Week events in partnership this year with The Institute for Data-Intensive Engineering and Sciences (IDIES), Stavros Niarchos Foundation SNF Agora Institute, and The Alexander Grass […]