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

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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 […]

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 […]

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

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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 (Nov.): Obamanomics and Francisconomics

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

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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 […]