News & Announcements Archive

Hard Work Pays Off!

Congratulations to History juniors, Sophia and Anthony, on your recent accomplishments! Sophia Laughlin’s revised essay, “James Baldwin in Paris: Liberation, Alienation, and Existentialism,” will be published in the Vanderbilt Historical […]

Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellows

Congratulations to, History PhD candidate, Constance de Font-Reaulx, on being awarded a 2020 Mellon/ACLS  Dissertation Completion Fellowship for her dissertation titled, “The Power of Water: The Politics of the Parisian […]

W. Caleb McDaniel awarded Pulitzer Prize

Congratulations to W. Caleb McDaniel, 2006 PhD alumnus, on receiving the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for History for his book titled, “Sweet Taste of Liberty: A True Story of Slavery and […]

2020 AHA Research Grant Winner

2020 AHA Research Grant Winner

Congratulations to PhD candidate, Lauren Feldman, on receiving the Albert J. Beveridge Grant, a 2020 AHA Research Grant, for her paper, “Debating and Constructing Legal Marriage and State in New […]

Inequality by design: How redlining continues to shape our economy

Inequality by design: How redlining continues to shape our economy

During a visit to the “Undesign the Redline” exhibit at Impact Hub Baltimore, Professor Nathan Connolly discussed with Marketplace the impact of redlining in 1930s Baltimore and how, although it […]

Jessica Levy awarded the 2020 Herman E. Krooss Prize

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.: […]

Diverse: Issues In Higher Education highlights 35 outstanding women during Women’s History Month

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!

History Alumnus, Di Wang, inducted to Society of Scholars

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. […]

Johnson’s “Markup Bodies” a Duke University Press “Top 10 Most Read in 2019”

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 […]

Fantasy and the Forbidden City

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 […]