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 […]
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Congratulations to Professor John Marshall on being elected an Overseas Fellow of Churchill College, Cambridge University for the 2018 Lent and Easter terms!
In the book review, the New York Times declares Bloomberg Distinguished Professor Lawrence Jackson’s research "unimpeachable." Chester B. Himes: A Biography is "neatly written and accessible, without cheap tricks to build suspense or sway readers’ opinions."
Professor Nathan Connolly puts the recent violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, in historical perspective in an editorial published by The Washington Post. His commentary argues that liberalism alone cannot defeat white […]
Professor Hanno Balz was recently featured, as a guest historian, on part one of the June 8th episode of the BBC Podcast The Inquiry titled, “How Do You Report Terrorism?” where […]
The Department of History is pleased to announce that Martha Jones has just joined the Department as The Society of Black Alumni Professor of History. Professor Jones was formerly Presidential Bicentennial Professor […]
Call for Papers The Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) Ninth Annual Conference on the American Revolution Spain and the American Revolution The Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, Maryland June 8-10, […]
Prof. Nathan Connolly helped digitize records of redlining in Mapping Inequality, an interactive database that allows users to search hundreds of maps and documents that contributed to housing discrimination beginning in the 1930s.
N.D.B. Connolly will soon become a co-host of the national radio program and podcast BackStory with the American History Guys which brings historical perspective to current events. You can read […]
The History Department extends its congratulations to Franklin Knight, Gabe Paquette, Tamer el-Leithy, and Richard Kagan: To Franklin Knight, who has just been awarded the Premio Internacional prize from the Fundación Fernando Ortiz, […]