News & Announcements Archive

Call for Papers: “Spain and the American Revolution” Conference (June 2018)

Call for Papers The Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) Ninth Annual Conference on the American Revolution Spain and the American Revolution The Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, Maryland June 8-10, 2018 The Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) invite proposals for papers to be presented at the Ninth SAR Annual Conference on the American Revolution. […]


‘National Geographic’ gives best-of-year nod to JHU historian

Prof. Connolly helped digitize records of redlining in Mapping Inequality, an interactive database which allows one to search hundreds of maps and documents that contributed to housing discrimination beginning in the 1930s. Congratulations Prof. Connolly, et al. on Mapping Inequality being recognized as one of the best maps of 2016 by National Geographic! You can read […]


Congratulations to Sara Berry

The History Department congratulates Sara Berry, who has been honored with the 2016 Distinguished Africanist Award from the African Studies Association for a “lifetime of distinguished contributions to African Studies”. Congratulations, Sara!


Congratulations to Franklin Knight, Gabe Paquette, Tamer el-Leithy, and Richard Kagan

The History Department extends its congratulations to Franklin Knight, Gabe Paquette, Tamer el-Leithy, and Richard Kagan: To Franklin Knight, who has just been awarded the Premio Internacional prize from the Fundación Fernando Ortiz, one of Cuba’s leading cultural institutions, in recognition of his work on African American studies and slavery. To Gabe Paquette, who has just been named […]


“Thinking Through Things in Qing China” Workshop

Professor Tobie Meyer-Fong will be running a workshop addressing issues related to material culture in Qing China at Johns Hopkins University, September 22-23, 2016, titled “Thinking Through Things in Qing China.” Workshop participants will consider special and everyday engagement with objects (via consumption, production, possession) by way of topics including, but by no means limited to, […]


2015-16 Kouguell and Butler Prize Winners

Congratulations to History graduate student, Joe Wallace, winner of this year’s Butler Prize for best first year paper, for “TOO BIG TO GAOL: Insolvent Debtors on the Move in Maryland, 1786—1805”; and undergraduate History major, Anna Davis, winner of this year’s Kouguell Prize for best undergraduate thesis, for “Instrument of Empire: Logwood and the Making […]