Archived articles


Speaker series
Foreign Affairs Symposium lineup set
Published Feb 3, 2020
Visitors to campus this spring include activists Joshua Wong and Nathan Law, Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, Muzoon Almellehan, and Angela Davis
MSE Symposium
'Fighting for the right to have rights'
Published Nov 21, 2019
For eight years, Farida Nabourema has been the face of opposition to the Togolese government—a dangerous role, considering the president's critics are often arrested, kidnapped, or killed.
A counter-narrative for the future
Published Jan 24, 2019
Course examines how African-American science fiction authors and activists alike grapple with the past and create alternative paths for the future
Reflecting on Charlottesville
Published Sept 28, 2017
Hopkins hosts Virginia faith leader for discussion of contentious August rallies and their aftermath, free speech, and the politics of disempowerment
Race in America
Dimensions of identity
Published Feb 15, 2017
JHU Forums on Race in America panel welcomes activists who focus on intersectionality, identity
Foreign Affairs Symposium
'Alternative viewpoints'
Published Feb 2, 2017
Novelists Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Junot Díaz among speakers for 2017 spring semester
Art, ethics, and activism
Published Jan 17, 2017
In 'Unseen,' Peabody composer Judah Adashi explores the life and death of Kalief Browder / Bioethics Bulletin
MSE Symposium
Becoming 'unerased'
Published Oct 21, 2016
Black Lives Matter activist DeRay Mckesson discusses police brutality, the power of social media, and the changing face of activism
Race in America
Activist Bree Newsome returns to Hopkins
Published April 25, 2016 Video
Woman who brought down Confederate flag in S.C. speaks Wednesday at Shriver Hall
Flagpole protest
Taking down an 'intolerable' symbol
Published Feb 11, 2016 Video
Bree Newsome, who brought down Confederate flag in S.C., speaks at JHU