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Classics
Libraries acquire rare copy of seminal 19th century essay
Published Dec 5, 2019
'A Problem in Greek Ethics' by poet John Addington Symonds helped set the stage for the modern gay-rights movement
Film
Finding common ground
Published Nov 19, 2019
Alum Diana Peralta's debut film, De Lo Mio, tackles issues of family, loss, and the immigrant experience
Multicultural affairs
Student performers brighten the stage at annual Culture Show
Published Nov 18, 2019 Photos
The showcase celebrates the diversity of the student body through traditional and contemporary performances
Lincoln the Euclid enthusiast and other great tales of math
Published Nov 13, 2019
In 'Republic of Numbers,' author and alum David Lindsay Roberts weaves eclectic and entertaining stories about math and mathematicians across two centuries of U.S. history
In memoriam
Longtime Writing Sems professor Stephen Dixon dies at 83
Published Nov 8, 2019
Dixon, who authored 17 novels and more than 500 short stories, remembered as a thoughtful, generous teacher who mentored countless accomplished writers
Mathematics
Proof of life
Published Nov 7, 2019
Hopkins mathematician Joel Spruck and a former student recently succeeded in proving a long-standing conjecture about the area of negatively curved spaces, such as flower petals or coral reefs, a yearslong endeavor full of unexpected hurdles and sleepless nights
Rare Books
Collection illuminates lives of early modern nuns
Published Nov 4, 2019
The Women of the Book Collection offers a rare look into what it was like to be a woman between 1460 and 1800
Brilliant Baltimore
Hopkins alum helps launch aerial art show
Published Nov 1, 2019 Video
Brilliant Baltimore festival, which runs Nov. 1-10, will include an drone light show organized in part by 2012 Hopkins graduate Victor Ekanem
Humanities
Hopkins announces inaugural Humanities Research Symposium
Published Oct 25, 2019
The symposium, to be held in April and named in honor of humanities scholar Richard Macksey, will welcome up to 400 undergrads from around the country to JHU for an exploration of humanities research
JHU Press releases 100 open access books
Published Oct 23, 2019
In celebration of National Open Access Week, JHU Press releases 100 hard-to-find, out-of-print scholarly titles
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