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Trans/Medicine Workshop

by Marian Robbins • November 16, 2021

Medicine and medical understandings have played prominent and problematic features in framing transgender historiography. Often, the critical role of trans people in shaping and contesting medical knowledge and practices has been overlooked. In this workshop, we propose to turn the question around and ask what transgender history says about the history of medicine. How can […]


Susceptibility, Surveillance, and Stigma: A Conversation on History, Infectious Disease, and Genomics

by Marian Robbins • September 21, 2021

Robert H. Levi Leadership Symposium in Bioethics and Health Policy Susceptibility, Surveillance, and Stigma: A Conversation on History, Infectious Disease, and Genomics Modern public health practices for both infectious and noninfectious diseases rely heavily on screening technologies that can predict disease or susceptibility to disease before symptoms are present. Testing technologies have focused on transmission […]


Black Beyond Data: Combating Racial Injustice Through the Digital Humanities: An Introduction

by Marian Robbins • September 9, 2021

The Sawyer Seminar on Precision and Uncertainty in a World of Data (a grant co-sponsored with Center for Medical Humanities & Social Medicine’s and the Department of Anthropology) presents “Black Beyond Data: Combating Racial Injustice Through the Digital Humanities: An Introduction” on Friday, September 17th at 9am. Register here for event link. For more information […]


Workshop on Transgender Politics & Medicine

by Marian Robbins • August 5, 2021

More information to come!


Bioethics: Reckoning with Structures

by Marian Robbins • May 13, 2021

Featuring Dr. Robbie Shilliam and Dr. Jeffrey Kahn of Johns Hopkins University. To register, visit Zoom Webinar. Part of the “Epidemic//Endemic” year-long speaker series sponsored by the Center for Medical Humanities & Social Medicine. Moderated by Dr. Alexandre White, Associate Director of the Center for Medical Humanities & Social Medicine. About the Epidemic//Endemic Speaker Series: […]


VERDANT MEDICINE: Hildegard’s Resonant Apothecary

by Loren Ludwig • April 15, 2021

VERDANT MEDICINE: HIlDEGARD\’S RESONANT APOTHECARY, a livestream concert by medieval ensemble Alkemie and a roundtable conversation on the medicinal use of plants by composer, abbess, and apothecary Hildegard of Bingen.Register by Apr. 22 to receive mailed \”intersensory program cards\”!


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Photo contest Picturing Pandemic Baltimore

by pendari • March 10, 2021

NOW ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS through Nov. 21, 2020! (1) $650 grand prize, (2) $250 runners-up prizes. For details visit https://tinyurl.com/ppbalt


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Theater of War presents Antigone in Ferguson

by pendari • March 10, 2021

Antigone in Ferguson was conceived in the wake of Michael Brown Jr.’s murder in 2014, through a collaboration between Theater of War Productions and community members from Ferguson, MO. Antigone in Ferguson fuses a dramatic reading by leading actors of Sophocles’ Antigone with live choral music performed by a choir of educators, activists, police officers, […]


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Theater of War for Frontline Medical Providers

by pendari • March 10, 2021

The Johns Hopkins University Program in Arts, Humanities, & Health is excited to partner with the Berman Institute of Bioethics and Theater of War Productions to present Theater of War for Frontline Medical Providers via ZOOM on Sunday, May 24th at 7pm. This innovative project links dramatic readings by acclaimed actors of scenes from ancient Greek plays in conversation with front-line nurses, doctors, medical […]


Health, Medicine, & Civil Unrest

by pendari • January 31, 2021

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! Register here. NEW: Preliminary schedule of events: pdf. NEW: Conference Visitor Packet: pdf Please direct any questions or inquiries to hopkinsmedicalhumanities@gmail.com. In lieu of a registration fee, please donate to the East Baltimore Historical Library. Visit http://www.fusiongroup.org/donate and click donate. Click “add special instructions to the seller” and type “East Baltimore […]