The course syllabus, for Spring 2018 graduate course Black Womanhood, was recently featured in The Chronicle of Higher Education. The course instructors, Professors Martha Jones and Jessica Johnson, discuss sharing the […]
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Prof. Johnson will be one of two keynote speakers at the “Intentionally Digital, Intentionally Black” conference, at the University of Maryland, October 18-20, 2018. The deadline for proposals is Monday, […]
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 […]
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!
Congratulations to History junior, Michael Anfang, on the publication of his paper, (Un)Orthodoxy among Priests and Neighbors: Local Circles of Religious Negotiation in Western Peripheral Late Medieval Communities, 1897-1917, in the Spring 2018 […]
Congrats to Prof. Johnson on her recent essay, “Are These the Bones of Blacks?” An African American Social Construction of Justice, published in Somatosphere!
Congratulations to Professor Erin Rowe on being selected as the Edwin C. and Elizabeth A. Whitehead Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies, Princeton for 2017-18.
Congratulations to Professor Yumi Kim, recipient of the David B. Larson Fellowship in Health and Spirituality at the Kluge Center in the Library of Congress, 2018.
Congratulations to Professor Lawrence Jackson on your Edgar Award nomination, from the Mystery Writers of America, in the Best Critical/Biographical category for your book Chester B. Himes: A Biography!
Bloomberg Distinguished Professor Lawrence Jackson’s biography of American author Chester Himes has been included in the 2018 PEN America Literary Awards Longlist. The PEN America Literary Awards have honored the […]