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

The Ivy Bookshop (patio) 5928 Falls Road, Baltimore, MD, United States

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 […]

Great Talk: How to Educate Our Children for Their Best Future in a Changing World

Bloomberg Center for Physics & Astronomy, Room 272

We are really excited to present the next Great Talk! It will be held on Wednesday, October 4, 2023 @ 7 PM Eastern, FREE In-person as well as via Zoom.  REGISTER HERE FOR FREE! Location: JHU Bloomberg Center for Physics & Astronomy, Room 272 San Martin Drive, Baltimore, MD *FREE Parking will be available on […]

New Faculty Lecture: Time and Visual Imagination: From Physics to Philosophy

The Alexander Grass Humanities Institute would like to invite you to join us for our first New Faculty Lecture featuring Professor Jenann T. Ismael, Philosophy. Professor Ismael will deliver a talk entitled, "Time and Visual Imagination: From Physics to Philosophy".    Location: TBA (JHU Homewood Campus) Time: 5:30 PM (reception to follow) Registration is required. […]

Humanities in the Village (Oct.): Arepa book talk with Irena Stein

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. Her new book comes out […]

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

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 will be joined by colleagues from Morgan State University, Drs. Alice Jackson and Linda Loubert, all opening up discussion of the international resonances of the policies and practices of these two […]

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

It's a new year, an election year, and halfway through the school year. What better time to discuss the present—and future—of education in America? For January's Humanities in the Village, we are glad to bring Dr. David Steiner of JHU's Institute for Education Policy. Steiner will be discussing his new book, A Nation at Thought: Restoring […]