News & Announcements Archive

The American Council of Learned Societies names Mariam Banahi one of 22 Mellon/ACLS Fellows

Profs. Veena Das and Clara Han awarded NSF RAPID Covid-19 grant

Profs. Veena Das and Clara Han were awarded a National Science Foundation RAPID Covid-19 grant to fund a multi-country study on the implications of Covid-19 related policies on household decision-making […]

Anthropology MA recipient Megha Majumdar’s recently published book reviewed in New Yorker

In Megha Majumdar’s “A Burning,” a terrorist event transforms three lives—and the elements of a thriller are transmuted into prismatic portraiture. “The book’s surface realism—that great boon to writers—is abundant […]

Covid-19 and Student Focused Concerns: Threats and Possibilities

Department faculty Veena Das and Naveeda Khan have recently put together an essay collection titled “Covid-19 and Student Focused Concerns: Threats and Possibilities” available at the American Ethnological Society website.

JHU Anthropology Spring 2020 Colloquium Series

JHU Anthropology Spring 2020 Colloquium Series

Feb 5      Charles King, Georgetown University, “Gods of the Upper Air: How a Circle of Renegade Anthropologists Reinvented Race, Sex, and Gender in the 20th Century” Feb 18  […]

Mintz Student Fellowship call for Proposals 2020

Mintz Student Fellowship call for Proposals 2020

We are very pleased to announce the fourth annual Sidney Mintz Student Fellowships for Field Research. Professor Mintz inaugurated the fund in the fall of 2015, by re-assigning funds from […]

Sawyer Seminar on Precision and Uncertainty in a World of Data Presents

Sawyer Seminar on Precision and Uncertainty in a World of Data Presents

The Sawyer Seminar on Precision and Uncertainty in a World of Data presents ” The Data Environment and the New University” February 24, 12 pm to 3 pm Mergenthaler 426

Anthropology Spring Seminar presents Charles Hallisey, Harvard University

Please join us for the Anthropology Department’s Spring 2020 Colloquium series as we present Charles Hallisey, Harvard University, and his talk, “Encountering the Contours of the Moral Person: Insights on […]

Anthropology Spring Seminar presents Charles King, Georgetown University

Anthropology Spring Seminar presents Charles King, Georgetown University

Please join us on Wednesday, February 5, 2020, at 5:00 p.m., for the first of the JHU Anthropology Spring 2020 Colloquium Series, presenting Charles King, Georgetown University Mergenthaler 426 Dinner […]

Graduate Student Arpan Roy Publishes Article in Anthropological Theory

Graduate Student Arpan Roy has a new article in Anthropological Theory on the relationship between kinship theory in anthropology and the philosophy of Jean-Luc Nancy.