News & Announcements Archive


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 […]


Call for Extension of Graduate Student Funding

In light of the research delays caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, please see the following document from the History Department, which calls for an extension of graduate student funding.


Chinese Language Edition of What Remains Published

Chinese Language Edition of What Remains Published
A Chinese language translation of Tobie Meyer-Fong’s book, What Remains: Coming to Terms with Civil War in 19th Century China, was published by Acropolis (Taiwan), on June 3, 2020.


Merchants of Medicines

Merchants of Medicines
Congratulations to Zachary Dorner, our Patrick Henry Postdoctoral Fellow, on the publication of his new book Merchants of Medicines: The Commerce and Coercion of Health in Britain’s Long Eighteenth Century! […]


2020 Kouguell Prize Winner

The History Department would like to congratulate senior Heidi Hansen on winning the 2020 Kouguell Prize for her senior thesis, “Prayer and Personal Identity: The Book of Hours and the Middle Class […]