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 […]
News & Announcements Archive
Congratulations to Professor Martha Jones who has been included in Diverse: Issues in Higher Education’s list of 35 leading women in higher education in 2020!
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, […]
Alongside “On Necropolitics” by Achille Mbembe and “Punks, Bulldaggers and Welfare Queens” by Cathy Cohen, Professor Jessica Johnson’s Markup Bodies was one of Duke University Press’s top ten most read articles of 2019.
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.
Professor Tobie Meyer-Fong’s recent policy op-ed titled, “America must invest in knowledge infrastructure to address global challenges,” was featured in The Hill.
Congratulations to Professor Martha Jones whose 2007 book, “All Bound Up Together: The Women Question in African American Public Culture, 1830-1900” made ZORA Magazine’s comprehensive list of 100 greatest books ever written by African American women!
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 […]
Professor Martha Jones was recently featured on 89.3 KPCC’s Take Two® Local Immigration Detention Centers, Black Women’s Suffrage History And How The Dodgers Came to LA where she discussed the 19th Amendment as part of NPR’s Purple Project for Democracy.
“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 […]