Baltimore Arts & Activism Panel Announced (Nov. 11th)

RIC is thrilled to announce another panel discussion building on its semester-long theme of Black-Asian solidarities. Titled “Art, Power, Politics: Bridging Divides in Baltimore City,” the discussion will feature three local Baltimore artist-activists. It will take place in Hodson Hall 210 on Thursday, November 11, 5pm to 6:30pm.


Critical Responses to Anti-Asian Violence Fall Speaker Series Announced

Co-sponsored by RIC and the SNF Agora Institute, Critical Responses to Anti-Asian Violence (CRAAV) is a new initiative that is hosting a series of talks and panels this fall. Among the speakers are Kandice Chuh on October 27 and Dylan Rodriguez on December 1. All talks will take place on Wednesdays, from 4pm to 6pm.


RIC Graduate Symposium Announced: “Entanglements and Solidarities”

The Program in Racism, Immigration, and Citizenship at JHU is thrilled to announce its inaugural Graduate Student Symposium, to be held on Monday, December 6, 2021. The theme for this first symposium is Entanglements and Solidarities.


2021 Living Hopkins Roundtable Announced

The Living Hopkins 2021 Roundtable will focus on Black-Asian Solidarities: Confronting Anti-Black and Anti-Asian Racism. It will take place on November 4, 5-6:30 p.m., in Hodson 210. The roundtable will feature faculty members at Johns Hopkins University from the social sciences and humanities. Co-sponsored by the Critical Responses to Anti-Asian Violence Initiative (CRAAV).


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 […]


Statement on Anti-Asian Violence and the Killing of Asian Women in Atlanta

The Program in East Asian Studies, the Program in Racism, Immigration and Citizenship, and the Program for the Study of Women, Gender and Sexuality mourn the victims of the Atlanta mass shooting, which targeted Asian-run massage parlors and resulted in the deaths of 8 people, 6 of whom are women of Asian descent. With grief and rage, we stand in solidarity with their families, affected communities in Atlanta, and AAPI communities in the U.S. who have been subjected to escalating anti-Asian violence.


Faculty Grants: Racism and Repair in the Modern Academy

The Program in Racism, Immigration, and Citizenship (RIC) seeks up to six faculty researchers to conduct studies on racism in the making of methods and networks in the academic disciplines at Johns Hopkins University.


PhD Professional Development Workshop: Archives of State Violence and Research for Justice, 3/12, 11am

Please join the Program in Racism, Immigration, and Citizenship for our Spring 2020 workshop on post-doctoral careers in reform of the criminal punishment system.

On Friday, March 12, from 11am to 12:30pm, we will hold a workshop titled “Archives of State Violence and Research for Justice,” a PhD professional development career workshop featuring Dr. Alex Galarza (University of Delaware) and Dr. Brie Gettleson (Haverford College).


Job Ad: Postdoctoral Fellow in Racism, Immigration, and Citizenship

Johns Hopkins University’s Program in Racism, Immigration and Citizenship seeks two postdoctoral fellows committed to redressing academic white supremacy, reimagining doctoral education, and advancing anti-racist freedom education. The fellowship term is three years. Fellows will belong to a cohort of researchers, curators, and practitioners convened under a multi-year reparations program funded by the Mellon Foundation – Inheritance Baltimore: Humanities and Arts Education for Black Liberation.


RIC, Institutional Partners Win $4.4 Million Mellon Grant

The Program in Racism, Immigration, and Citizenship, in conjunction with the Billie Holiday Project for Liberation Arts and the Sheridan Libraries, has been awarded a Just Futures grant from the Mellon Foundation, part of a $72 million new initiative. The project, “Inheritance Baltimore: Humanities and Arts Education for Black Liberation,” represents a joint programming and research […]