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Students Attend Hearing of the Cultural Property Advisory Committee

Elizabeth Rodini and Students

On October 25, 2016, Elizabeth Rodini and five students in her “Who Owns Culture?” course attended the open hearing of the Cultural Property Advisory Committee at the Department of State in Washington, D.C. They listened to public testimony regarding the renewal of Memoranda of Understanding with Cyprus and Peru and chatted briefly with members of […]


Storage and Stockpiling as Techniques of Preparedness in Labs and Museums

Please join us for the Frédéric Keck lecture Storage and Stockpiling as Techniques of Preparedness in Labs and Museums on Friday, October 28, 2016, 4pm, in Mergenthaler 426. This lecture is being presented by the Department of Anthropology and the Program in Museums and Society. Please see the flyer for more information about the lecture.


Screening of The Destruction of Memory

The Destruction of Memory Poster

Join us for a screening of The Destruction of Memory. This documentary, based on Robert Bevan’s book, investigates the war against culture and the battle to save it. Q&A with director/produce Tim Slade will follow. Mon., Nov. 7, 5:30 p.m., Hodson 110. Free and open to the public.


The Making of the Humanities Conference

Elizabeth Rodini and Jennifer Kingsley are chairs for the “Museums in the Making of the Humanities” panel at the Making the Humanities Conference held at Johns Hopkins University on October 5-7, 2016. Their panel will be held in Salon C at the Charles Commons (3301 N. Charles St.), on October 6th, from 10:30am-12:30pm. The panelists: […]


Completing the Picture: M&S Welcome Event

Please join students and faculty in the Program in Museums & Society for a fall welcome event, featuring new interpretive work by members of the spring 2016 “Introduction to the Museum: Issues and Ideas” class. Thursday, Sept. 22, 4:30-6:00 p.m., Shriver Hall Lobby.


Museum of Ice Cream

Welcome back students and faculty!! Summer may be over at Hopkins, but not in the museum world. Check out this pop-up museum in NYC. Looks like just what we need to transition back to school. (See this New York Times article for more information.)


Political Cartoons of the Past

Recent M&S alum Jesse Chen (’16), through her work as a special collections assistant at the JHU Sheridan Libraries, has curated an exhibit on 11 vintage political cartoons she discovered through her research, which were the work of two Baltimore Sun cartoonists (Edmund Duffy and Tom Flannery) of the last century. The cartoons are from the 1920s […]


a2ru Student Challenge Grant Recipients

Congratulations to M&S minors Helena Arose and Sarah Braver on receiving the award from the a2ru Student Challenge Grant program for your project titled, “What is Happening?”! At Hopkins, we hope to stage three Happenings to comment on three critical issues that we have identified as relevant to the Hopkins community: climate change, racial inequality, […]


Woodrow Wilson Fellowships

Congratulations to M&S minors Jesse Chen, Silin Chen, John Durovsik, Emily Rodgers, and Kylie Sharkey on becoming Woodrow Wilson Fellows!


Congratulations 2016 M&S Graduates!

Congratulations on yesterday’s graduation to the following Museums & Society minors! Jesse Chen Shilei Chen Allison Cox Cristina Garrido Grace Golden Emily Rodgers Taylor Alessio John Durovsik Katherine Moosic Kylie Sharkey and Nicole Ziegler