News & Announcements

“Dismantling a Racialized Baltimore” Student Working Group – Dec 2nd, 5:30-6:45pm

Last Spring, the Living Hopkins in Baltimore roundtable spurred important conversations around the university’s impact on the city, the political significance of Hopkins, and how Hopkins-driven gentrification is shaping the city. The conversation touched on broader political questions concerning gentrification, neoliberalism and how urban politics intersect with racial inequality. Since students have enthusiastically expressed interest […]

Call for Papers Submissions Due December 1st

The Racism, Immigration, and Citizenship (RIC) Program will host the sixth annual graduate student conference exploring questions of racism and racial formation in comparative perspective. Graduate students  are  encouraged  to  submit  proposals (250-500 words)  to  present  works in progress  detailing  their  research  on  racial  inequality,  racial  representations,  institutional  racism,  migration, and  their  links  to  other  […]

Third Annual Lecture: Race, the South, and the Greater Atlantic World with Perla Guerrero

Tuesday, April 7, 4:15 – 6pm, Gilman 308, History Seminar Room  Perla Guerrero, Dept. of American Studies and Program on U.S. Latina/o Studies, University of Maryland “New South to Nuevo South: Plantation Power and the Reformulation of Racial Difference for Economic Gains” Co-sponsored by the Programs in Latin American Studies and East Asian Studies and the Department of […]

Money, Migration, and the Metropolis Colloquium: Robert Blunt

Tuesday, March 31, 4:15 – 6pm Gilman 308, History Seminar Room Robert Blunt, Department of Religion, Lafayette College “Old Age and Money: The General Numismatics of Independent Kenya.” Co-sponsored by the Center for Africana Studies

Money, Migration, and the Metropolis Colloquium: Donna Murch

Tuesday, March 3, 4:15 – 6pm Gilman 308, History Seminar Room Donna Murch, Department of History, Rutgers University “The Political Economy of the Drug Wars in Late Twentieth Century Los Angeles” Co-sponsored by the Center for Africana Studies

Money, Migration, and the Metropolis Colloquium: Ryan Calder

Tuesday, February 10, 12-1:30pm Mergenthaler 266 Ryan Calder, Department of Sociology, Johns Hopkins University “Islamic finance in Dubai and Kuala Lumpur: State, Shariah, and Capital in Two Cities” Co-sponsored by the Department of Sociology and the Program in Islamic Studies

“Imagined Communities and Frontier Politics in China’s Long Twentieth Century”: A Conference and Workshop

October 21-22 Click here to view the conference poster and events listing. Tuesday, October 21, 5:30-7:30pm Gilman 50 Keynote: Benedict Anderson, Dept. of Government, Cornell University Wednesday, October 22, 8:00am-5:45pm, Arrighi Center Conference Room (Greenhouse) and the Hopkins Club Co-sponsored by the Arrighi Center and the East Asian Studies Program For detailed information, see here.

Money, Migration, and the Metropolis Colloquium: Peter Hudson

Tuesday, September 30 4:15 – 6pm Gilman 308, History Seminar Room Peter Hudson, Department of Afro-American Studies, UCLA “Rogue Bankers and Gentlemanly Capitalists: American Finance Discovers the World, 1890-1915” Co-sponsored by the Center for Africana Studies