Civil wars, corporate exploitation, AIDS, and Ebola—but also democracy, burgeoning cities, and unprecedented communication and mobility: the future of Africa has never been more uncertain. Indeed, that future is one of the most complex issues in contemporary anthropology, as evidenced by the incredible wealth of ideas offered in this landmark volume. A consortium comprised of […]
News & Announcements Archive
Date: September 16, 2016
Date: September 16, 2016
Category: Faculty Books
Date: September 13, 2016
4-6 p.m. in Mergenthaler 426
See the poster for a full list of events.
Date: August 8, 2016
The Department of Anthropology’s Associate Professor Anand Pandian was one of thirty-four early-career faculty members to be selected to receive a 2016 Catalyst Award, in recognition of his research project, “This Plastic Life: An Anthropological Inquiry.” Recipients of the honor also receive a $75,000 grant for their research and creative endeavors, as well as the […]
Date: June 30, 2016
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.
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.