Events

If you would like your event to be posted on this calendar, please use our event request form. If you would like AGHI to co-sponsor your event, please use the co-sponsorship request form.

Nov
25
Mon
JHU Thanksgiving Vacation
Nov 25 – Dec 1 all-day

The university will be closed on Thursday, November 28, and Friday, November 29.

Humanities in the Village – Zekeh S. Gbotokuma, MSU
Nov 25 @ 7:00 pm Bird in Hand

A public lecture on “COSMOPORTISM: ‘UniverCity’ $ International Competency Through Multilingualism.” Organized by Johns Hopkins University’s Alexander Grass Humanities Institute. Humanities in the Village, 2019. #Cosmoportism is Dr. Zekeh Gbotokuma’s philosophy of international education & global competency in a spider’s web-like, interdependent, flattening, warming, complex, complicated, and competitive world.

Dec
2
Mon
The Seminar, Stuart Schrader, JHU
Dec 2 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

The Seminar, Stuart Schrader, JHU

Dec
3
Tue
Shipu Wang – EAS Fall 2019 Speaker Series
Dec 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Gilman 50

As a part of the East Asian Studies Fall 2019 Speaker Series, Shipu Wang from the University of California Merced will be speaking about “The Other American Moderns (Or, The Afterlife of a Book.”

Sponsored by The Departments of Art History and East Asian Studies.

Dec
4
Wed
SCRC Lecture: Celeste-Marie Bernier
Dec 4 @ 4:15 pm – 5:15 pm BLC Macksey Seminar Room 2043

SCRC Lecture: Celeste-Marie Bernier

Celeste-Marie Bernier, Professor of United States and Atlantic Studies at the University of Edinburgh, will give a talk entitled “Read. Reflect. Act: The Told Story of Frederick Douglass is the Untold Story of the Anna Murray-Frederick Douglass Family,” which traces the activism, artistry, and authorship of Frederick Douglass as a family man–working not in isolation but alongside the sufferings and struggles for survival of his wife, his daughters and his sons: Anna Murray, Rosetta, Lewis Henry, Frederick Jr., Charles Remond, and Annie Douglass.

Professor Bernier is currently completing a literary biography of Frederick Douglass and the three-volume Anna Murray-Frederick Douglass Family Biography and Writings.

Political and Moral Thought – Stefan Eich at Georgetown University
Dec 4 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm Gilman Hall
German Graduate Colloquium
Dec 4 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Gilman 479
Dec
5
Thu
The Maker’s Space: Place, Person, and Production in Early Modern China Workshop
Dec 5 – Dec 6 all-day Multiple Locations (see comments)

Qing Workshop

“The Maker’s Space: Place, Person, and Production in Early Modern China”

Thursday, December 5, 2019
Location: Shriver Board Room, Shriver Hall
Time: 2:00pm-6:00pm

Friday, December 6, 2019
Location: The Great Hall, Levering Hall
Time: 8:30am-6:30pm

Check back for further details!

[Sponsors and co-sponsors: East Asian Studies, the History Department, the Chiang Ching-Kuo Foundation, and the History of Science & Technology Department.]

LAGW Seminar with Álvaro Caso Bello
Dec 5 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

12/5 Seminar: Álvaro Caso Bello
PhD Candidate, History
Colonial Lobbying in an Age of Crisis: Agentes, Diputados, and the Future of the Spanish Empire in South America, 1808-1820
Gilman 308, 12-1:30pm

LAGW Seminar: Seminar: Álvaro Caso Bello, JHU
Dec 5 @ 12:00 pm Gilman 308