Anthropology Department Chair Deborah Poole and Professor Naveeda Khan have been selected as the recipients of the “By the Book” Award for their innovation in, and significant contributions to, the environmental field at the fifth annual Green Blue Jay Awards on April 20.
News & Announcements Archive
March 20, 2017
“Artyfacts of Ethnography: Art & Anthropology in Conversation,” 4/19 By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
The workshop will be organized around two workshop panels and our invited speaker, Michael Taussig, the Class of 1933 Professor of Anthropology at Columbia University. We invite projects of diverse formats and media – paper presentations, photo-essays, experimental writing, poetry, mixed-media art, or film, among other possibilities. We invite students, faculty, artists and art collectives from across disciplines to apply.
March 20, 2017
Grad Student David Platzer Presents at Numerous Autism Focused Events By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
While writing his dissertation, focusing on disability employment in the technology industry, David has spoken to a number of Bay Area autism organizations. This public anthropology has aimed to translate the findings of his research into practical terms for an audience unfamiliar with anthropological methods and the language of its technical idioms. In this capacity, […]
February 27, 2017
Margins Are So Wide:Commentary as Communal Service on the Upper West Side By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
Anthropology Colloquium presents Caroline Block, Johns Hopkins University “The Margins Are So Wide: Commentary as Communal Service on the Upper West Side” Tuesday, February 28, 2017 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Mergenthaler 439 Reception to follow.
February 14, 2017
“Eyes to See: Art and Politics after the Ba’ath Coup of 1963” By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
Department of Anthropology Spring 2017 Colloquium presents Saleem Al-Bahloly, JHU, “Eyes to See: Art and Politics after the Ba’ath Coup of 1963” February 14, 4-6 PM, Mergenthaler 439 Reception to follow
February 10, 2017
Veena Das,”Ethics, Self-Knowledge, and Words Out of Place” By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
Meet the Anthropology Faculty, a DGS Sponsored Event, presents Veena Das, “Ethics, Self-Knowledge, and Words out of Place,” with comments over Skype by Michael Puett, Harvard University. February 21, 2017, 4:00 – 6:00 p.m., in Mergenthaler 439.
February 8, 2017
Mintz Student Fellowship for Field Research, Summer 2017 By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
We are very pleased to announce the second year of the Annual Mintz Student Fellowships for Field Research. Professor Mintz inaugurated the fund in the fall of 2015, by re-assigning funds from the Annual Mintz Lecture (which was endowed in his honor at his retirement, and ran for 21 years, until 2014). The fund supports […]
February 3, 2017
Call for Projects:”Artyfacts of Ethnography” By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
Call for Projects – “Artyfacts” of Ethnography: Art and Anthropology in Conversation Wednesday April 19, 2017: Johns Hopkins University A workshop by the Johns Hopkins Department of Anthropology, with Invited Speaker Michael Taussig, Columbia University We warmly invite scholars and artists to participate in a workshop designed to foster productive exchange that can help to […]
February 3, 2017
Deadline Extended: Call for Papers for Graduate Student Conference 2017 By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
Graduate students across disciplines are warmly invited to submit papers for the annual Graduate Student Conference in Anthropology at the Johns Hopkins University. This conference seeks to generate critical conversations on the concept of aspiration by attending to the multiple ways in which aspiration is enacted through self and relations. The Conference invites both individual […]