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humanities

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
Arts and Sciences
New funding for interdisciplinary humanities research
Published May 9, 2019
Office of Undergraduate Research, Scholarly and Creative Activity supports undergrads interested in or currently pursuing research in the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences
In memoriam
Three humanities pioneers with ties to Hopkins remembered
Published April 23, 2019
Michel Jeanneret, Jean Starobinski, and Marcel Detienne each left a deep imprint on his field through his teaching and scholarship
Strengthening the core
Published Winter 2018
Besides its staggering success in raising more than $6 billion for Johns Hopkins, the Rising to the Challenge campaign generated unprecedented support for traditional core disciplines / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Q+A
The mysterious nature of desire
Published Aug 8, 2018
Biographer Cynthia Haven examines the life of René Girard, who helped shape the humanities at Hopkins and around the world
Humanities Lab
Published July 26, 2018
Summer program deepens humanities research for CCBC, HBCU students