Read Dr. Pandian’s interview in Cultural Anthropology about bringing open-endedness to the classroom and his thoughts on treating the classroom as a field site to encourage independent thinking.
News & Announcements Archive
May 24, 2017
Juan Obarrio and Valeria Procupez recipients of 21st Century Seed Grant By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
Johns Hopkins University’s 21st Centuries Cities Initiative is making a significant investment in urban policy improvements, doling out $204,000 for six new research projects. Obarrio and Procupez’s project looks at an experimental, community-based housing model in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
May 9, 2017
Anand Pandian’s “Crumpled Paper Boat: Experiments in Ethnographic Writing” By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
We are pleased to announce the publication of Anand Pandian’s collection, Crumpled Paper Boat: Experiments in Ethnographic Writing (Duke University Press), which is an exploration of the possibilities and limits of a literary anthropology that bends the conventions of ethnographic voice and form to engage with writing as a material practice rather than a transparent representational […]
May 9, 2017
David Platzer’s Doctoral Research the Subject of Forbes Article By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
Doctoral student in medical anthropology David Platzer’s research was highlighted in Forbes, “The Anthropologist of Autism Employment.”
March 22, 2017
JHU Green Blue Jay Awards By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
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.
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.