Spring 2020


RIC Spring 2020 Schedule

A Tale of Two Letters: Toward an Understanding of Retrenchment, Immigration, and Citizenship

Nathan Connolly, JHU
Wednesday, Jan. 29, 5-6:30pm
Glass Pavilion

Iran Teach-in

Jamal Abdi, National Iranian American Council
Niloofar Haeri, JHU
Abbas Barzegar, George Mason University
Thursday, February 6, 5-7pm
Gilman 50
Co-sponsored by JHU Program in Islamic Studies

Living Hopkins Roundtable
White __________: Naming Racism, Violence, and Power

Heidi Beirich, The Global Project Against Hate and Extremism
Iris Barnes, Maryland Lynching Project
Marc Steiner, Center for Emerging Media
Robbie Shilliam, JHU
Friday, February 21st, 2-4 pm
Mergenthaler 111

Hopkins Counts: Everything You Need to Know About Census 2020

Sen. Barbara Mikulski, JHU
Austin Davis, City of Baltimore
ME Hughes, JHU SPH
Monday, February 24, 6pm-7:30pm
Glass Pavilion
Co-Sponsored by JHU President’s Office, 21st Century Cities Initiative
Join us for free pizza, t-shirts, and other swag and learn about the importance of JHU students to Census 2020 in Baltimore!

Book Discussion

They Were Her Property: White Women as Slave Owners in the Antebellum South
Stephanie Jones-Rogers, UC Berkeley
Tuesday, February 25, 12-3 pm
Gilman 308
Co-Sponsored by the Black World Seminar, Department of History

Richard Macksey Lecture
“This Sack”: Reconstructing Enslaved Women’s Lives Through Objects

Tiya A. Miles, Harvard
Friday, March 6, 3-5pm
Eisenhower Room, Hopkins Club
Co-Sponsored by Alexander Grass Humanities Institute

Pedagogy Workshop
How to Teach about Racism, Sexism, and White Supremacy

Nathan Connolly, JHU
Jared Hickman, JHU
Thursday, March 12, 12:15-1:45pm
Mergenthaler 366

Refugees in Baltimore: A View from the Front Lines

Ruben Chandrasekar, Executive Director, International Rescue Committee in Baltimore and Silver Spring
Ilil Benjamin, JHU
Monday, March 30, 5-7pm
Arellano Theater
Co-sponsored by Latin America in a Globalizing World and Program in International Studies

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Foreign Affairs Symposium

Angela Y. Davis
Thursday, April 16, 8-10pm
Shriver Hall Auditorium
Co-sponsored by Program for the Study of Women, Gender, and Sexuality

RIC Annual Conference
Retrenchment // Entrenchment: Exclusion in a Time of ‘Crisis’

April 17-18, 2020
More information here