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Humanities

Digital humanities
New project unites digital humanities, Black studies, and data and computation
Published July 15, 2021
Black Beyond Data, a new project backed by a $300,000 Mellon grant, will seek to create an open resource for scholars to combat racial injustice through digital humanities
Arts+Culture
'A space for love'
Published June 28, 2021
Electric Marronage digital humanities project fosters Black exploration and expression free from the confines of traditional academia
A perfect symmetry of science and the humanities
Published May 17, 2021
Since launching in 2015, the major in medicine, science, and the humanities has allowed students the freedom to design meaningful, challenging courses of study
Community
Humanities and research for all
Published April 13, 2021
Krieger School students share their humanities research with local community college students to build connections, inspire future humanities researchers
Art
Greek tragedy helps frontline medical workers cope with COVID-19
Published Nov 16, 2020
Selected works explore feelings of abandonment, personal risk, deferred grief, and helplessness in project organized by Theater of War Productions, Berman Institute of Bioethics, and JHU Program in Arts, Humanities & Health
Humanities program for community college students expands
Published Jan 23, 2020
JHU Humanities Collaboratory will double its class size and be open to students from any community college in Maryland
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
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
From the archives
'When Hopkins alums think of the humanities, they think of Richard Macksey'
Published July 23, 2019
The longtime Hopkins professor known for his varied interests and extensive library has died at 87
In memoriam
'A one-of-a-kind intellectual giant'
Published July 23, 2019
A legendary figure in the humanities, he was affiliated with Johns Hopkins for six and a half decades