Literature

Literature

Share
Literature
  • From Baltimore to Buenos Aires: New Directions in the Jewish Studies Collections

    This event was presented as the 2022 Paula U. Hamburger Endowed Lecture, which was established in 2003 to honor the late Paula Hamburger's devotion to Johns Hopkins University's libraries by her son, John Greenspan, and granddaughter, Katie Applefeld.

    The Sheridan Libraries at Johns Hopkins Univ...

  • Resilience and Russian Culture: The Censors Just Couldn’t Win

    Presented by the Winston Tabb Special Collections Research Center at the Johns Hopkins Sheridan Libraries

    Join Professor Jeffrey Brooks, an expert in the political and cultural history of modern Russia, as he delivers the 2022 Hammerman Memorial Lecture, “Resilience and Russian Culture: The Cens...

  • How Bibliotherapy Can Help Us Process Challenging Emotions and Connect

    3 items

    Baltimore City’s residents have long struggled with issues of inequity, poverty, and violence. In 2020, on top of a crippling pandemic, Baltimore saw 335 individuals die by homicide. In the face of a virtual school year necessitated by quarantine, opportunities for young people to connect with ea...

  • How Bibliotherapy Can Help Us Process Challenging Emotions - Session 3

    Baltimore City’s residents have long struggled with issues of inequity, poverty, and violence. In 2020, on top of a crippling pandemic, Baltimore saw 335 individuals die by homicide. In the face of a virtual school year necessitated by quarantine, opportunities for young people to connect with ea...

  • How Bibliotherapy Can Help Us Process Challenging Emotions - Session 2

    Baltimore City’s residents have long struggled with issues of inequity, poverty, and violence. In 2020, on top of a crippling pandemic, Baltimore saw 335 individuals die by homicide. In the face of a virtual school year necessitated by quarantine, opportunities for young people to connect with ea...

  • How Bibliotherapy Can Help Us Process Challenging Emotions - Session 1

    Baltimore City’s residents have long struggled with issues of inequity, poverty, and violence. In 2020, on top of a crippling pandemic, Baltimore saw 335 individuals die by homicide. In the face of a virtual school year necessitated by quarantine, opportunities for young people to connect with ea...

  • 2021 Donald Bentley Memorial Lecture

    Each year, the Billie Holiday Project invites a distinguished arts practitioner and intellectual to address topical, historical or philosophical issues connecting the work of the arts to the renewal and revitalization of civic life in West Baltimore.The Donald Bentley Memorial Lecture is the Bill...

  • Setting the Artist Free: Arts, Humanities, and the Common Good

    What do the arts and humanities have to do with the common good? How might a poem, a portrait, or a performance shape our idea of what the common good looks like--or disrupt it? Please join Hopkins at Home and Common Question for a conversation with Atesede Makonnen and Andrew Motion, as they bri...

  • The Firebird and the Fox: Russian Culture Under Tsars and Bolsheviks

    Join Jeffrey Brooks, Professor of History in the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, as he introduces you to "The Firebird and the Fox: Russian Culture under Tsars and Bolsheviks." Dr. Brooks emphasizes three insights readers might take away from the book, related to the cultural ramifications o...

  • Radio: Theater of the Mind

    4 items

    Are you frightened by the thought of unseen invaders in your living room? Do you suspect foreign agents or even your own family members of trying to poison you? Is the government lying to you? If you said yes to any of these questions then you may be ready to return to the theater of yesteryear: ...

  • Jane Austen for Our Times

    4 items

    Join Evelyne Ender in this exploration of questions and reflections of Jane Austen's works. This mini-course is shaped as a set of interrelated lectures. Their aim is to explore questions that will be unraveled along a common thread. From the instructor: "My presentations will, each in their own ...

  • Chaucer: Five Canterbury Tales

    5 items

    Geoffrey Chaucer is sometimes called the 'father of English literature' not only because he wrote so well but because he has been, and remains, a poet who had a unique power to capture in language the foibles and strengths, the folly and wisdom, and the rich variety of perspectives that make us h...

  • Rough Magic: Shakespeare on Power

    6 items

    Join Eliot Cohen, PhD, Dean of the School of Advanced International Studies, on a 6-week exploration of the ways in which Shakespeare’s works display power. This 6 part course consists of self-paced lectures followed by live discussions.

    Advanced International Studies (SAIS). Cohen has been a re...