Archived articles


A devastating debut novel
Published Fall 2020
Alum Megha Majumdar's debut novel tackles social status and Hindu nationalism in Kolkota / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Hopkins helps facilitate virtual meeting of the minds
Published April 18, 2018
Anand Pandian discusses the Society for Cultural Anthropology's biennial meeting, which will take place entirely online
An interplanetary anthropologist
Published Jan 26, 2018
In tribute to author Ursula K. Le Guin, who died this week, Anand Pandian finds parallels between her work and his / Anthrodendum
Lucy liked to climb
Published Nov 30, 2016
CT scans of fossil's bones indicate human ancestor spent a significant amount of time in trees
You Are Hear
An immersive installation
Published March 28, 2016
Student installation highlights trademark sounds of Johns Hopkins, Baltimore
In memoriam
Anthropologist Sidney Mintz dies at age 93
Published Dec 29, 2015
Sidney Mintz, co-founder of the Department of Anthropology and a professor emeritus, died Dec. 27
Reel talk
Published Dec 2, 2015
JHU anthropologist Anand Pandian talks about the intersection of film, creativity, and experience in his new book, 'Reel World'
Cinematic anthropology
For witch it stands
Published Fall 2015
New book examines 1922 silent film that billed itself as a "documentary of witchcraft" / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Walking into uncharted territory
Published March-April 2014
Hopkins anthropologist Anand Pandian helps chronicle grandfather's journey from Burma to India / Gazette
Behind the scenes
Creative endeavor
Published Winter 2013
Anthropologist Anand Pandian studies Tamil filmmaking to understand human creativity. / Johns Hopkins Magazine