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Johns Hopkins Artist-in-Residence, Mezzo-soprano Stephanie McGuire, at the BMA

Mezzo-soprano Stephanie McGuire will present a free performance of her solo operatic theater piece, Mezzo Laid Bare, on Thursday, April 5, at 7 p.m., in the auditorium at the Baltimore Museum of Art, 10 Art Museum Drive in Baltimore. McGuire is visiting The Johns Hopkins University’s Homewood campus this spring as the 2012 artist-in-residence with the Center for Africana Studies in the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences.

Media Advisory: Johns Hopkins University and the Afro-American Newspaper Launch Event

Office of Communications Johns Hopkins University 901 South Bond Street, Suite 540 Baltimore, Maryland 21231 Phone: 443-287-9960 | Fax: 443-287-9920 February 21, 2012 TO:                 Assignment editors, reporters, producers FROM:           Brian Shields / 410-516-8337 (office) / 410-631-2890 (cell) / bshields@jhu.edu RE:                 Johns Hopkins University and the Afro-American Newspaper Launch Event The Johns Hopkins University will host a […]

Sheridan Libraries Announce Completion of Afro American Newspaper Digital Archive Project

The Sheridan Libraries’ Center for Educational Resources (CER) announced today the launch of an online database (http://morgue.afro.com/AfroArchon/) describing the archival materials held by the Afro American Newspaper. The three-year project, administered jointly by CER and the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences’ Center for Africana Studies, was funded with a $476,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Johns Hopkins Historian John R. Russell-Wood dies

A faculty member at Johns Hopkins since 1971, Anthony John R. Russell-Wood, the Herbert Baxter Adams Professor of History, was a prolific author, and one of the world’s foremost historians of Brazil and the Portuguese seaborne empire.