Category Archives: Events and Exhibits

Includes library events (e.g., classes, Friends of the Libraries lectures) and exhibits

The Dog Days of Summer

Is this Baltimore summer hot enough for you? You might say we have hit the heart of the “dog days” of summer. You might also wonder where the heck that phrase comes from! It turns out, the origin of the … Continue reading

Earth Day in the Library

Just over a month has passed since we celebrated Earth Day. In case you didn’t hear, this year’s campus festivities brought some well-deserved attention to Eisenhower Library, as we received the “Above and Beyond” award! This award recognizes the department … Continue reading

Preakness Time

This Saturday is the third one in May, so you know what that means–the Preakness Stakes! Since 1873 the top three-year-old Thoroughbreds in the world have been assembling at Baltimore’s Pimlico Race Course to try to capture the second jewel … Continue reading

Celebrating Life as a Hopkins Student Then and Now

Over alumni weekend, the Office of the President and the Archives marked the culmination of a year-long collaborative exploration of the JHU student experience, past and present, with an engaging lecture by Professor Stuart “Bill” Leslie and a reception celebrating … Continue reading

Tiptoe Through the Tulips at Flowermart!

Baltimore! It’s the land of pleasant living! And what’s more pleasant than spending a lovely Saturday perusing flowers, eating deliciously sugary lemon sticks, and tiptoeing through the tulips with your friends? That’s right, all ye denizens of Baltimore, FlowerMart is occurring this Friday … Continue reading

Surrealism at Mid-Century: Exhibit Opening on Friday, April 25th

“That’s totally surreal!” – a common buzz-phrase we hear these days, usually when someone finds something weird or utterly unbelievable. But, did you know that the word “surreal” is a very specific term that has its roots in a 20th-century … Continue reading

Art Comes to the Library

“The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.” – Aristotle What better to represent this Mobius-strip mind-bend blurring of our inner and outer worlds than an exhibit entitled “Back to Earth: … Continue reading

Critical Making in the Humanities

This post is guest-authored by Kari Kraus, Associate Professor of English and Information Studies at the University of Maryland, College Park. Professor Kraus gives a free public talk on April 22, 4:30pm, in the Macksey Room (2043) in the Brody … Continue reading

Library as Emergent Infrastructure

This post is guest-authored by Shannon Mattern, Associate Professor of Media Studies at The New School, NYC. Professor Mattern will be giving a public talk on April 8, 4:30 pm, in the Macksey Room (2043) in the Brody Learning Commons … Continue reading

De-identifying human subject data for sharing

JHU Data Management Services will be giving training sessions periodically, starting this spring, in which we offer tips and techniques for preparing human subject data for public access, for both quantitative and qualitative research. More and more funding agencies, publishers, … Continue reading