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RIC–Public Books Collaboration Launched

RIC–Public Books Collaboration Launched

RIC is pleased to launch its new collaborative publishing initiative with Public Books, “Freedom Education,” featuring long-form interviews with leading intellectuals, conducted by JHU PhD students. In October 2020, in response to the pandemic’s curtailment of activities, Nathan Connolly and Stuart Schrader decided to re-envision some of RIC’s programming. We were interested in taking advantage […]

Talk about Mass Incarceration in the Rural U.S. Announced for 3/10

Dr. Jack Norton, Senior Research Associate at the Vera Institute of Justice, will give a talk titled “Why Is Mass Incarceration Booming in the Rural U.S.?” on Thursday, March 10, 5pm-6:30pm, in Gilman 50. Norton will also speak to JHU PhD students as part of the Provost’s Professional Development Innovation Initiative on Friday, March 11, 11am-12:30pm, in Mergenthaler 266.

Media Coverage of Ritual of Remembrance

Media Coverage of Ritual of Remembrance

The first Ritual of Remembrance, co-organized by RIC Postdoctoral Fellow Jasmine Blanks Jones and Inheritance Baltimore Community Arts Fellow Jeneanne Collins, received excellent media coverage.

Ritual of Remembrance Announced for 1/21

Ritual of Remembrance Announced for 1/21

Join us for the first Ritual of Remembrance, January 21, 2022, outside the Homewood Museum. This community gathering will highlight new research findings about the enslaved people who lived on the site of the Homewood campus and honor the legacy of Black labor in building the institutions of today.