The Department of Anthropology invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in cultural anthropology to begin in Fall 2017. Applicants should be prepared to teach at both undergraduate and graduate levels, to contribute to departmental development, and to collaborate with interdisciplinary programs within and across the Johns Hopkins University. Applications are due September 30, 2016.
News & Announcements Archive
Date: June 30, 2016
Date: May 17, 2016
Join us on May 19 in Hodson 213 from 4-6:30 p.m. for the 2016 Department of Anthropology Honors Presentations. Reception to follow.
Date: May 6, 2016
Every year, the Center for Social Concern recognizes outstanding student leaders and organizations for their work in the Baltimore community. Amy Krauss has been nominated and selected to win this year’s Community Engaged Student Scholar Award for her leadership in organizing and teaching the Women, Gender, and Sexuality (WGS) and Community-Based Learning (CBL) Practicum Course and organizing […]
Date: March 29, 2016
You Are Hear, a small-scale exhibit displayed on the Q-Level of MSE, is an homage to Hopkins and its surroundings. The student curators first developed the idea of an absorbing soundscape in April 2015 as students in Anand Pandian’s course “Ecological Anthropology.”
Date: March 15, 2016
Juan Obarrio, an assistant professor in Anthropology, has been awarded membership at the Institute for Advanced Study, School of Social Science, for the 2016–17 academic year. The school’s theme for that year will be Law and the Social Sciences.
Date: March 1, 2016
Prof. Jane Guyer will be conferred with an honorary doctorate from Birmingham University, U.K., at the end of this academic year. She will be giving the Frazer Lecture at Cambridge University, U.K., on October 17, 2016.
Date: January 7, 2016
Sidney W. Mintz, a co-founder in 1974 of the Department of Anthropology and one of its best known members, passed away on December 27. We mourn his passing and the loss of one of the great anthropologists of our times. A specialist of Caribbean and creole culture and history, Mintz redefined the contours of contemporary […]
Date: December 14, 2015
Anand Pandian was awarded a “Practical Ethics” grant for a new research project, titled “Environmental Ethics in American Life: An Anthropological Inquiry.”
Date: December 2, 2015
Six years of fieldwork among filmmakers in India left an indelible impression on Anand Pandian. Read the article in The Hub.
Date: November 23, 2015
Category: Faculty Books
Reel World explores what happens to life when everything begins to look and feel like cinema. Drawing on years of fieldwork with Tamil filmmakers, artists, musicians, and craftsmen in the south Indian movie studios of “Kollywood,” Anand Pandian examines how ordinary moments become elements of a cinematic world. With inventive, experimental, and sometimes comical zeal, […]