News & Announcements Archive


MSH Fall 2019 Symposium

Our MSH Fall Symposium featuring Dr. Peter Kaplan of Johns Hopkins Medicine, and he will be giving a talk based on his research into medical monsters, “From Medicine and Neurophysiology to Myth: Science and Fiction in Hollywood”.  This event will be held on Thursday, September 26th from 5:30-7:00pm in Arellano Theater.  After his talk, we […]


MSH Spring 2019 Graduation Reception!

All MSH majors and minors please join MSH on May 22nd from 4:00-6:00pm at the Hopkins Club to celebrate our first class of graduates of the MSH program.  This class started as MSH majors in 2016 and went through the program from their Freshman to senior year.  We are so proud of these students and […]


MSH Spring 2019 Stop-n-Munch Today in Gilman 479!

All MSH majors and minors please join MSH for a “Stop-n-Munch” final break from 12:00-2:00pm in Gilman 479 today.  Pizza and drinks will be served so join us as you take a break from studying for finals.  See you there.


Medicine, Science & Humanities Spring 2019 Symposium

Our MSH Spring 2019 Symposium featuring Shigehisa Kuriyama, Reischauer Institute Professor of Cultural History, from Harvard University  will be held on Tuesday, March 12th from 6:00-7:30pm in the Arellano Theater in Levering Hall.  The title of his talk is “The Unimaginable Immensity of the Elephant, and the Riddle of the Sphinx” or “Why the Medical […]


MSH Fall 2018 Symposium

Our MSH Fall Symposium featuring Carolyn Sufrin, MD (School of Medicine) and Jeremy Greene (Institute of the History of Medicine),  will be held on Tuesday, November 27th from 5:00-6:30pm in Mergenthaler 111.  Each will be doing short talks about their common project.  We will then open it up for discussion with our students and interested […]


Medicine, Science, and Humanities Fall 2018 Welcoming Reception

The Medicine, Science, and Humanities (MSH) major will hold its annual welcoming reception for declared and prospective majors at the Johns Hopkins Club on September 11, 2018 at 5:30-7:30PM. Faculty and students will enjoy good food in the beautiful setting of the Hopkins Club.  Plus we’re honored to have Dr. David Hellmann, Vice Dean of […]


Medicine, Science and the Humanities Welcomes Professor Mitchell Merback as Co-Director

The Medicine, Science and the Humanities Program (MSH) would like to welcome Professor Mitchell Merback as Co-Director to the MSH program.  Professor Merback comes to us from the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences History of Art Department.  For more information on Professor Mitchell Merback please visit his People Page on the History of Art […]


DREAM Symposium TODAY!!!

One of our Junior MSH majors, Camilla Akbari, utilized her Core in History of Art to work on a project titled, “Echoes of the Healer’s Mesa: Ancient Influences and Contemporary Practices in Medicine”. Please take time today to attend the DREAM Symposium today from 1:00-4:00pm in the Goldfarb Gym at the O’Connor Recreation Center.


MSH Fall 2018 Classes

The Medicine Science and Humanities major is bringing back the widely requested Death and Dying class for Fall 2018.  We are also offering an independent research course for those who are interested in doing independent research in the Medicine, Science and the Humanities area. AS.145.101 Death and Dying in Art, Literature, and Philosophy: Introduction to […]


MSH Spring 2018 Classes

The Medicine Science and Humanities major is sponsoring 3 fantastic classes for Spring 2018. AS.145.201: Clues: Unreasoning the Medical Mystery will be taught by Dr. Alicia Pulionesi. It will analyse how ‘medical mystery’ narratives or detective fiction impacts our thinking about problems and solutions in medicine.  Readings will include authors such as Edgar Allen Poe, […]