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 […]
News & Announcements Archive
In January 2019, Prof. Tobie Meyer-Fong was quoted in the article, “The Latest Hot Celebrity Endorsement” Chinese Imperial History.”
The AADHum Initiative at the University of Maryland is proud to invite scholars, researchers, teachers, professionals, activists, and community members to its first national conference, Intentionally Digital, Intentionally Black. The conference will […]
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 […]
Congratulations to Professor Elizabeth Thornberry on receiving a Davis Center Fellowship for 2018-19!
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 […]
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 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.