News & Announcements Archive


Housing Our Story project featured in The Chronicle

The Housing Our Story project, run by principle investigators Jennifer Kingsley (Museums & Society Program), Shani Mott (Center for Africana Studies), and N.D.B. Connolly (History Department), was recently featured in […]


Prof. Meyer-Fong quoted in Caixin

In January 2019, Prof. Tobie Meyer-Fong was quoted in the article, “The Latest Hot Celebrity Endorsement” Chinese Imperial History.”


Professor Jackson’s Chester B. Himes wins 2018 Edgar Award

Congratulations to Professor Lawrence Jackson on winning the Mystery Writers of America 2018 Edgar Award in the ‘Best Critical/Biographical’ category for his book Chester B. Himes: A Biography! Chester B. Himes […]


Prof. Jones in the CHE “The Awakening” issue

In a recent issue from the Chronicle of Higher Education, “The Awakening: Women and Power in the Academy,” Professor Martha Jones contributed a piece titled, “‘I Had a Dream About You […]


A Legacy of Black Women in the White House

Prof. Martha Jones’ recent op-ed piece in The Washington Post discusses the official portrait of Michelle Obama and the history, legacy, and representation of black women in the White House. You […]


JHU Slavery Connection discussed in Baltimore Sun

An op-ed piece by History doctoral candidate, Jennie Williams, titled, “JHU, too, must atone for its slavery connection,” was published, yesterday, by The Baltimore Sun. Congrats, Jennie!