News & Announcements Archive


Veena Das,”Ethics, Self-Knowledge, and Words Out of Place”

Veena Das,”Ethics, Self-Knowledge, and Words Out of Place”
Meet the Anthropology Faculty, a DGS Sponsored Event, presents Veena Das, “Ethics, Self-Knowledge, and Words out of Place,” with comments over Skype by Michael Puett, Harvard University. February 21, 2017, 4:00 – 6:00 p.m., in Mergenthaler 439.


Mintz Student Fellowship for Field Research, Summer 2017

We are very pleased to announce the second year of the Annual 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, until 2014). The fund supports […]


Call for Projects:”Artyfacts of Ethnography”

Call for Projects – “Artyfacts” of Ethnography: Art and Anthropology in Conversation Wednesday April 19, 2017: Johns Hopkins University A workshop by the Johns Hopkins Department of Anthropology, with Invited Speaker Michael Taussig, Columbia University We warmly invite scholars and artists to participate in a workshop designed to foster productive exchange that can help to […]


Deadline Extended: Call for Papers for Graduate Student Conference 2017

Graduate students across disciplines are warmly invited to submit papers for the annual Graduate Student Conference in Anthropology at the Johns Hopkins University. This conference seeks to generate critical conversations on the concept of aspiration by attending to the multiple ways in which aspiration is enacted through self and relations. The Conference invites both individual […]


Spring 2017 Colloquium Presents: Dr. Tom Özden-Schilling

Join us to hear Dr. Tom Özden-Schilling, Harvard University, present, “Return of the Expert: Indigeneity, Cartography, and Vocation in Northwest British Columbia,” from 4-6 p.m., Tuesday, January 31 in Mergenthaler 439. Reception to follow the lecture.


Notice of Timing Change for Graduate Courses

Please note the time and day change for the following two courses: “End of Nature”, with Professor Naveeda Khan New day and time: Monday, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm Mergenthaler 439 “Kinship”, with Professor Veena Das New day and time: Wednesday, 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Mergenthaler 439


Sidney Mintz Celebration in Minneapolis

On Friday, Nov. 18, from 7:45-9 p.m., there will be a celebration of Sidney Mintz at the Minneapolis Convention Center, 200C, 1301 2nd Ave. South, Minneapolis, MN, 55403. Hosted by Sarah Hill and Virginia Dominguez.


Prozak Diaries: Psychiatry and Generational Memory in Iran

Prozak Diaries: Psychiatry and Generational Memory in Iran
The Department of Anthropology Fall 2016 Colloquium presents, “Prozak Diaries: Psychiatry and Generational Memory in Iran,” a lecture given by Orkideh Behrouzan, Kings College London. The event will be held from 4-6 p.m., Tuesday,  Nov. 15 in Mergenthaler 439.


Graduate Student Victor Kumar On Two Panels at AAA Minneapolis Meeting

JHU Anthropology graduate student Victor Kumar will be on two panels where he’ll present his papers at the upcoming American Anthropological Association meeting in Minneapolis, coming up in mid-November. The first panel, “Police Un/Bound” New Ethnographies of Policing” is on Thursday, November 17, from 10:15 am to 12:00 pm, and Victor will present his paper, […]