Arts, Humanities, & Health

Visual Histories of Humor and Health: A Virtual Symposium

by Marian Robbins • July 20, 2023

Register here for this virtual event! Join us for this virtual symposium exploring visual histories of humor and health, organized by Christine Slobogin, Katie Snow, and Laura Cowley in collaboration with Johns Hopkins’s Center for Medical Humanities and Social Medicine. These discussions of medically adjacent art will examine the role that visual humor has had […]

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\”!


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


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, […]


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 […]

One Health Care Community One Book

by Jon Ortiz • January 19, 2021

A year-long celebration of reading One Health Care Community One Book proposes to engage members of Johns Hopkins Medicine in a year-long celebration of reading and discussing one story. “Fidelity,” our inaugural year 2019-2020 “Fidelity,” by Wendell Berry, award-winning author of the National Humanities Medal,  is a beautifully written story about the struggle of a […]

Media & Monsters: Two Centuries of Frankensteins

by Jon Ortiz • January 12, 2021

Parkway Theatre In collaboration with the Alexander Grass Humanities Institute For more information, or higher resolution, see the pdf.

125th Anniversary of the School of Medicine Events

by Jon Ortiz • January 12, 2021

Welch Library Building, West Reading Room

Conference – Trauma, Narratives, Institutions: Transdisciplinary Dialogues

by Jon Ortiz • January 12, 2021

Trauma, Narratives, Institutions: Transdisciplinary Dialogues November 15-16, Baltimore Attendance is free for everyone. To register, scroll down or click here. For the program of the event, click here. THIS CONFERENCE IS CO-SPONSORED BY THE CENTER FOR MEDICAL HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL MEDICINE AND THE ALEXANDER GRASS HUMANITIES INSTITUTE Virtually all institutions are sustained through production of […]