Archived articles


The mysterious nature of desire
Published Aug 18, 2018
Biographer Cynthia Haven examines the life of René Girard, who helped shape the humanities at Hopkins and around the world
Humanities Lab
Published Aug 18, 2018
Summer program deepens humanities research for CCBC, HBCU students
Published Winter 2017
JHU, CCBC get $1.7M to support humanities education
Published Aug 18, 2018
Humanities for All initiative designed to create dynamic learning experiences, improve transfer success for community college students
Pixels and parchment
Published Spring 2017
Textual scholar Stephen Nichols makes the case for digitizing medieval manuscripts / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Humanities Center won't be closed
Published Aug 18, 2018
Committee recommends three possible paths forward for 50-year-old academic center
What 'Don Quixote' teaches us
Published Aug 18, 2018
William Egginton discusses the remarkable life of Miguel de Cervantes and how it shaped his timeless tale, 'Don Quixote'
New institute for the humanities established
Published Aug 18, 2018
$10M gift is largest ever to support humanities research, education at JHU
Humanities Center at 50
Published Aug 18, 2018
Department celebrates half century as home to diverse intellectual community
Garden with lobsters
Published Summer 2015
Medieval how-to book Ask the Past is both comical and illuminating / Johns Hopkins Magazine