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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 […]


Black Saints wins two books prizes

Black Saints wins two books prizes
Congratulation to Associate Professor Erin Rowe on winning the Roland H. Bainton Prize by Sixteenth Century Studies (2020) and the Albert C. Outler Prize by the American Society of Church History […]


“Wicked Flesh” interview with Jessica M. Johnson

“Wicked Flesh” interview with Jessica M. Johnson
In an interview with The Way of Improvement Leads Home, Assistant Professor Jessica Johnson discusses her recent publication, Wicked Flesh: Black Women, Intimacy, and Freedom in the Atlantic World.


Welcome, Dr. Amarilys Estrella!

Welcome, Dr. Amarilys Estrella!
We are thrilled to announce that Dr. Amarilys Estrella will be joining JHU, this fall, as the ACLS Emerging Voices Postdoc for 2020-2021. Her postdoc will be located in the […]


StoryTime with Dr. Connolly

Our very own history instructors, Nathan Connolly and Shani Mott, and their children have become a family filmmaking unit with the creation of Storytime with Dr. Connolly! Every member of […]


In Memoriam: Professor Pier Larson

In Memoriam: Professor Pier Larson
Pier Larson, professor in the Department of History, died on Saturday, July 25, 2020. He was 58. Pier was a historian of Africa with a specialty in Madagascar and the […]


Professor Johnson wins Diversity Award

Congratulations to Assistant Professor, Jessica Johnson, on winning one of this year’s Johns Hopkins Diversity Awards from the Diversity Leadership Council! These awards recognize exceptional contributions of faculty, staff, and […]