News & Announcements Archive


Jessica Levy awarded the 2020 Herman E. Krooss Prize

Congratulations to PhD alumna, Jessica Levy, a postdoctoral research associate at the University of Virginia, on receiving the 2020 Herman E. Krooss Prize for her work entitled “Black Power, Inc.: Global American Business and the Post-Apartheid City.” The dissertation discusses black empowerment in the United States and in South Africa from the 1960s through the […]


History Alumnus, Di Wang, inducted to Society of Scholars

Professor William Rowe’s former advisee, Di Wang, JHU History PhD 1999, has been named to the Society of Scholars, the Krieger School’s honor society for its most distinguished doctoral graduates. Having taught for more than a decade at Texas A&M University, with visiting professorships at Berkeley and the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, […]


Fantasy and the Forbidden City

Fantasy and the Forbidden City
Professor Tobie Meyer-Fong’s recent essay published in The China Channel titled, “Fantasy and the Forbidden City,” focuses on the Chinese soap opera The Story of Yanxi Palace (延禧攻略) and how the popular drama tells more about life in present day China than it does about the Qing dynasty.


AADHum Welcomes Third Cohort of Black Digital Humanities Scholars

AADHum Welcomes Third Cohort of Black Digital Humanities Scholars
The African American History, Culture and Digital Humanities (AADHum) initiative at the University of Maryland is proud to announce the 2019–2020 cohort of AADHum scholars. Started in 2017, this community of practice centers Black life and theory in their extensive engagement with digital tools. Most importantly, this program offers AADHum scholars space and support to […]


December 5 & 6: “The Maker’s Space: Person, Place, and Production in Early Modern China”

December 5 & 6: “The Maker’s Space: Person, Place, and Production in Early Modern China”
“The Maker’s Space: Person, Place, and Production in Early Modern China” Thursday, December 5th (Shriver Board Room) 2:00-2:15pm — Introduction and Welcome Tobie Meyer-Fong, Johns Hopkins University 2:30-3:30pm — Opening Session Anne Lester, Johns Hopkins University, “Finely Made from Afar: Making Materiality Matter” 3:45-6:15pm — Production in the Contact Zones Kyoungjin Bae, Kenyon College, “The […]