Upcoming JHU Events

Please visit the Students for Disability Justice shared events calendar. If you’d like to add your group’s events to this page, please contact OIEDisability@jhu.edu.

GSA Diversity Committee Book Club to read An Unquiet Mind (starting 02/07/2020)

Friday, February 7th, 14th, and 21st from 10:30 – 11:30 am in the GSA Lounge (WBSB), East Baltimore campus

The JHSOM Graduate Student Association Diversity Committee and Students for Disability Justice invite all East Baltimore trainees to join us for a new book club! We will read and discuss Dr. Kay Jamison’s memoir An Unquiet Mind in advance of Dr. Jamison’s upcoming seminar about her experiences with bipolar disorder. The first 25 trainees to attend will receive a FREE copy of the book, and we will also have coffee and treats! Please contact Andrianna Ayiotis at ayiotis@jhmi.edu with questions or for disability-related accommodations.

Q&A with Senator Barbara Mikulski (02/19/20)

Wednesday, February 19th from 6:30pm to 8:00pm at the Homewood campus (Shaffer 3)

Advocates for Disability Awareness invites you to join us for an open discussion of disability policy with the former Senator of Maryland. Dinner will be served. For accommodations, contact jhu.ada@gmail.com or message Advocates for Disability Awareness on Facebook. Link to Facebook event.

Equal Access in Science and Medicine lecture: “Professional and personal perspectives on bipolar illness” by Dr. Kay Jamison (02/25/20)

Tuesday, February 25th from 2:00 – 3:00 pm (reception to follow) in the Chevy Chase Auditorium, Johns Hopkins Hospital

The Equal Access in Science and Medicine seminar committee is pleased to welcome Dr. Kay Redfield Jamison to present its inaugural spring lecture. Dr. Jamison, Dalio Professor in Mood Disorders, Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and co-director of the Johns Hopkins Mood Disorders Center, will discuss how her experiences with bipolar illness have shaped her personal life and career. The Equal Access in Science and Medicine lecture series was established to feature the perspectives of scientists and clinicians with mental health conditions, disabilities, and chronic illnesses. For disability-related accommodations, please contact Anna Moyer at anna.moyer@gmail.com.