News & Announcements Archive


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, […]


Spring 2018 MSH Courses

For Spring 2018, the Medicine, Science and Humanities major is sponsoring three Courses. Professor Alicia Puglionesi is offering AS.145.201 Clues: Unreasoning the Medical Mystery, Professor Wilda Anderson is offering AS.145.201 Naturalizing the Human Body in Early Modern France: the Confrontation of Literature, Science and Politics and Professors Evelyne Enders and Lawrence Wissow are offering AS.145.401 […]


Fall 2017 MSH Courses

For Fall 2017, the Medicine, Science and Humanities major is sponsoring two Introductory Courses. Professor Walter Stephens is offering AS.145.103 Men, Women, and Melancholy: Premodern Physiologies of Madness, and Professors Bernadette Wegenstein and Jeremy Greene are offering AS.145.104 Science, Medicine, and Media. In addition the following courses are cross listed with the MSH major: AS.130.259 Ancient […]


The Diving Bell And The Butterfly

The Masculinity Project, The Undergraduate Major Medicine, Science, and the Humanities, and the French Club present: The Diving Bell And The Butterfly on March 30th at 5:00pm in Gilman 50. The Diving Bell


Medicine, Science and Humanities Spring 2017 Course Information

The Medicine, Science and Humanities major is offering one course in Spring, 2017. Dr. William Egginton will be teaching AS 145.102 “The Cosmic Imagination: How Literature Changes our Understanding of the Universe” In addition, the following courses are cross-listed with Medicine, Science, and Humanities: AS 010.420 Leonardo da Vinci: Between Art and Science AS 040.238 […]