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Professor Anne Eakin Moss Receives 2019 Discovery Award

Professor Anne Eakin Moss’s team has been chosen to receive a 2019 Johns Hopkins Discovery Award for their proposal, “Invitation to the Masses: The Russian and Iranian Revolutions and their Arts of Persuasion.” Her team includes Professors Niloofar Haeri (KSAS) and Narges Bajoghli (SAIS). Details on awardees can be found here: https://research.jhu.edu/major-initiatives/discovery-awards/2019-awardees/

Remembering Dick Macksey

Richard Macksey, co-founder of the Humanities Center, passed away in July. Professor Emeritus Neil Hertz reflects on the life of his former colleague.

In Memoriam: Richard A. Macksey

In Memoriam: Richard A. Macksey
Professor Richard (“Dick”) Macksey, Professor Emeritus in the Humanities, died on July 22, 2019, at an assisted living facility in Baltimore County, following complications from an illness. He was 87. Co-founder in 1966 of the Humanities Center, now known as the Department of Comparative Thought and Literature, and Director of the Center for over twelve years, […]