Graduate Summer School on Racial Politics

The department organizes an annual summer school on racial politics, attended by graduates in the DMV area.

Details for the June 2024 Summer School will be posted soon.

Summer School 2023

The inaugural Hopkins graduate summer school on racial politics was held on the Homewood campus in June 2023 and lasted a week. The keynote address was given by Prof Tiffany Willoughby Herard, and seminars were run by Profs Jessica Blatt, Shatema Threadcraft, Lilliana Mason, Robbie Shilliam, Lester Spence, and Minkah Makalani.

Topics covered included:

  • The discipline of Political Science
  • Graduate Student workshop
  • Black Feminist praxis and politics
  • Methods of racial politics: Political psychology
  • Black studies as a political intervention
  • Theorizing black organizing and urban politics