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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
Arts
Forging friendships across political divides
Published Nov 6, 2020
SNF Agora Institute, Peabody Institute, and Hopkins at Home host a free radio broadcast of the celebrated opera 'Scalia/Ginsburg' this weekend
Community
Mural celebrates legacy of Elijah Cummings
Published Oct 22, 2020
Project organizers closely collaborated with community leaders in West Baltimore to dedicate the mural to the longtime Maryland congressman
College football
A deep south tradition, born in Baltimore
Published Oct 2, 2020
On Oct. 3, the Georgia and Auburn football programs will renew their historic rivalry, which effectively gave rise to big-time college sports below the Mason-Dixon Line. Two Johns Hopkins alums made it all happen.
JHU Press
Project MUSE launches virtual 25th anniversary celebration
Published Sept 30, 2020
Website features a new video and timeline, comments from "25 MUSE Makers," and a read-for-free collection of scholarly articles focused on the digital humanities
Philanthropy
William H. Miller III makes $1.25M gift supporting Peabody program
Published Sept 29, 2020
Tuned-In program provides introductory and advanced musical study and youth development opportunities to Baltimore City Public School students
The near future of performance
Published Fall 2020
The bad news is that we probably won't go see musicians play live and in the same room with other people until sometime next year. There is good news. / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Nonfiction
They did more than survive
Published Fall 2020
Jessica Marie Johnson's 'Wicked Flesh' wrangles a wealth of scholarship and primary documents to discuss how Black women acquired and retained power in the 18th century / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Poetry
Lines of history
Published Fall 2020
Alum Hollis Robbins' 'Forms of Contention' investigates the history of African American poetry in printed newspaper and magazines / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Nonfiction
Less traveled by
Published Fall 2020
Andrew Miller's 'On Not Being Someone Else' explores the existential questions that arise when reflecting on the choices we could have made—and how our lives might have changed / Johns Hopkins Magazine