News & Announcements Archive

JHU Green Blue Jay Awards

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.


“Artyfacts of Ethnography: Art & Anthropology in Conversation,” 4/19

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.


Grad Student David Platzer Presents at Numerous Autism Focused Events

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, […]


Mintz Student Fellowship for Field Research, Summer 2017

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 […]


Call for Projects:”Artyfacts of Ethnography”

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 […]


Deadline Extended: Call for Papers for Graduate Student Conference 2017

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 […]