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Professor emeritus Mack Walker dies at 91

Mack Walker, professor emeritus in the Department of History, died February 10, 2021, of COVID-19. An esteemed historian of German intellectual history, Walker spent 25 years at Johns Hopkins.


Lester receives NEH 2020-2021 Fellowship

Lester receives NEH 2020-2021 Fellowship
Anne E. Lester was awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship for the 2020-2021 year. She will be on research leave in the Spring and Fall semesters of 2021 […]


‘Wicked Flesh’ wins a 2020 Caribbean Readers Award

‘Wicked Flesh’ wins a 2020 Caribbean Readers Award
Congratulations to Assistant Professor, Jessica M. Johnson, on winning a 2020 Rebel Women’s Lit Caribbean Readers’ Award for Best Non-Fiction Book for Wicked Flesh: Black Women, Intimacy, and Freedom in […]


Fall 2020 Lab Notes from the Director of LifexCode

Fall 2020 Lab Notes from the Director of LifexCode
“This summer, I (Jessica Marie Johnson, Assistant Professor) had the pleasure of launching LifexCode: Digital Humanities Against Enclosure, a digital practice lab committed to exploring and creating public scholarship at the […]


Furstenberg receives 2020 Discovery Award

Furstenberg receives 2020 Discovery Award
Congratulations to Professor Francois Furstenberg on receiving a Discovery Award! In 2020, 41 Discovery Awards were given to interdisciplinary faculty teams across eleven units of Johns Hopkins. From utilizing machine learning […]


Developing a Digital Picture of Race with Jessica Marie Johnson

Developing a Digital Picture of Race with Jessica Marie Johnson
Since coming to Hopkins in 2016, Jessica Marie Johnson’s innovations in digital humanities have girded her understanding of how African American women have lived and envisioned what freedom might look like. Her work in progress, including Life x Code: Digital Humanities […]