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 […]
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Student Installation Captures Sounds of Johns Hopkins, Baltimore
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."
Prof. Juan Obarrio Awarded Membership at the Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton)
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 […]
Prof. Jane Guyer to Receive Honorary Doctorate in the U.K.
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 […]
Groundbreaking Anthropologist Sidney Mintz Dies at Age 93
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 […]
Anand Pandian Awarded Practical Ethics Grant
Anand Pandian was awarded a “Practical Ethics” grant for a new research project, titled “Environmental Ethics in American Life: An Anthropological Inquiry.”
Anand Pandian Discusses the Intersection of Film, Creativity, & Experience
Six years of fieldwork among filmmakers in India left an indelible impression on Anand Pandian. Read the article in The Hub.
Announcing the Mintz Student Fellowships for Field Research
The fund will support two fellowships each year, at an amount of approximately $3,000 each, primarily for preliminary summer research or other exploratory phases of graduate projects. The first round of awards will be given during this academic year, 2015‐16.