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


  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 […]

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

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

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 […]

Exploring Trans Archives (Trans Cultural Production series)

Macksey Seminar Room, Brody Learning Commons 3400 N. Charles Street, Baltimore, MD, Maryland

SPRING 2024: TRANS CULTURAL PRODUCTION FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Organized by Jo Giardini in collaboration with Siân Evans and Joseph Plaster Co-sponsored by the Alexander Grass Humanities Institute The Winston Tabb Special Collections Research Center’s Spring 2024 speaker series highlights cultural production by trans, non-binary, and gender-nonconforming artists, writers, historians, poets, and musicians. Drawing […]

Rachel Nolan: Until I Find You – Disappeared Children and Coercive Adoptions in Guatemala

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

Bird in Hand Bookstore, 11 E 33rd St @ The Program in Latin American, Caribbean, and Latinx Studies and the Chloe Center for the Critical Study of Racism, Immigration, and Colonialism are pleased to welcome Rachel Nolan, Assistant Professor of International Relations at Boston University, for a conversation about her recent book, Until I Find […]

“Trans Histories, Abolitionist Futures” with Susan Stryker (Trans Cultural Production series)

Mudd Hall 26

SPRING 2024: TRANS CULTURAL PRODUCTION  FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC "Trans Histories, Abolitionist Futures: At the Crossroads of Turk and Taylor" Speaker: Susan Stryker About this event: Susan Stryker's books include Queer Pulp: Perverse Passions in the Golden Age of the Paperback (Chronicle, 2000), Transgender History (Seal Press, revised edition 2017), and the forthcoming When Monsters Speak: A Susan Stryker […]

Rethinking Injuries: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Harm, Safety, and Society

East Baltimore Campus @ Welch Library 1900 E Monument St, Baltimore, MD, United States

This event will bring together researchers, medical professionals, policymakers, and artists to chart how individuals and communities live with and make meaning out of injuries. For more information, and to register for this hybrid conference, visit https://hopkinsmedicalhumanities.org/rethinkinginjuriesconf/ Sponsors (i.e., departments, programs, partners, etc.): BSPH Center for Injury Research & Policy, Center for Medical Humanities & […]