News & Announcements Archive

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 […]


Amanda Herbert awarded Book Prize

Congratulations to Amanda Herbert, a recent JHU PhD, who has been awarded the book prize of the Society for the Study of Early Modern Women for the best book on women and gender in 2014 for her Female Alliances: Gender, Identity and Friendship in Early Modern Britain (Yale 2014).