News & Announcements Archive


Colloquium Series presents Eduardo Kohn

Colloquium Series presents Eduardo Kohn
Anthropology Department 2019 Spring Colloquium presents: Eduardo Kohn, McGill University “Forest for the Trees: Spirit, Psychedelic Science, and the Politics of Ecologizing Thought as a Planetary Ethics” Tuesday, April 2 Mergenthaler 439 4-6 pm Reception to follow


Colloquium Series presents Jonathan Spencer, University of Edinburgh

Colloquium Series presents Jonathan Spencer, University of Edinburgh
Anthropology Department 2019 Spring Colloquium Series presents: Jonathan Spencer, University of Edinburgh “Intimate Commitments: Friends, Comrades and Family in the Life of One Sri Lankan Activist” Tuesday, March 26, 2019 4-6 pm Mergenthaler 439 Reception to follow.


“The ‘Curse’ of Cyprus: Theories of Conspiracy and Context”

“The ‘Curse’ of Cyprus: Theories of Conspiracy and Context”
JHU Anthropology Spring 2019 Colloquium Series presents: Elizabeth Davis, Princeton University: “The ‘Curse’ of Cyprus: Theories of Conspiracy and Context” Tuesday, February 12, 2019 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Mergenthaler 439 Refreshments to follow.


Anthropology Faculty Recipients of 2019-2021 Mellon Foundation Grant

We are happy to announce that Professors Naveeda Khan and Veena Das from the Department of Anthropology and Professor Jeremy Greene from Medicine and the History of Medicine and the Program on Medical Humanities and Social Medicine are the joint recipients of a 2019-2021 Sawyer Seminar grant from The Andrew Mellon Foundation to hold an […]


Sidney Mintz Student Fellowship 2019 Call for Applications

Sidney Mintz Student Fellowship for Field Research, Summer 2019 We are very pleased to announce the third Annual Sidney 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, […]


Dean’s Teaching Fellowship Awarded to Ghazal Asif and Thomas Thornton

The department of Anthropology is proud to announce that doctoral candidates Ghazal Asif and Thomas Thornton have been awarded the Dean’s Teaching Fellowship, which will enable them to teach an undergraduate seminar of their own design in the 2019-2020 academic year. The Dean’s Teaching Fellowship at JHU is awarded annually to advanced graduate students who […]


Statement from the Anthropology Department

The Anthropology Department takes recent allegations against a member of its faculty very seriously. We support our students and share their distress with regard to this case. We also express our support for due process and look forward to the timely conclusion of this case by the university administration.