Each year, the GRO solicits nominations from graduate students for members of the Hopkins community who have “demonstrated outstanding service” on behalf of graduate students on the Homewood campus. This […]
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 […]
Richard Macksey, co-founder of the Humanities Center, passed away in July. Professor Emeritus Neil Hertz reflects on the life of his former colleague.
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 […]
The Department of Comparative Thought and Literature is pleased to announce that Satoru Hashimoto will join the faculty as Assistant Professor on July 1, 2019. Prior to his appointment at […]
The Graduate Students of the Department of Comparative Thought and Literature at Johns Hopkins University are proud to announce their bi-annual conference on February 22 and 23, 2019. We are pleased to host keynote speakers Heather Love (Associate Professor of English, University of Pennsylvania) and Bernie Rhie (Associate Professor of English, Williams College).
Prof. Yi-Ping Ong’s book The Art of Being: Poetics of the Novel and Existentialist Philosophy has received honorable mention for the Thomas J. Wilson Memorial Prize, presented by Harvard University Press […]
It is with great sadness that the Departments of Comparative Thought and Literature, Anthropology, and Philosophy announce the passing of Professor Stanley Cavell, who has been a major influence on […]
As of January 1, 2018, the name of the Humanities Center will be the Department of Comparative Thought and Literature. The new name recognizes the department’s ongoing commitment to serious interdisciplinary study, with a focus on questions at the intersection of literature, philosophy, and aesthetics.