News & Announcements Archive


Professor emeritus Mack Walker dies at 91

Mack Walker, professor emeritus in the Department of History, died February 10, 2021, of COVID-19. An esteemed historian of German intellectual history, Walker spent 25 years at Johns Hopkins.


Lester receives NEH 2020-2021 Fellowship

Lester receives NEH 2020-2021 Fellowship
Anne E. Lester was awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship for the 2020-2021 year. She will be on research leave in the Spring and Fall semesters of 2021 […]


‘Wicked Flesh’ wins a 2020 Caribbean Readers Award

‘Wicked Flesh’ wins a 2020 Caribbean Readers Award
Congratulations to Assistant Professor, Jessica M. Johnson, on winning a 2020 Rebel Women’s Lit Caribbean Readers’ Award for Best Non-Fiction Book for Wicked Flesh: Black Women, Intimacy, and Freedom in […]


Fall 2020 Lab Notes from the Director of LifexCode

Fall 2020 Lab Notes from the Director of LifexCode
“This summer, I (Jessica Marie Johnson, Assistant Professor) had the pleasure of launching LifexCode: Digital Humanities Against Enclosure, a digital practice lab committed to exploring and creating public scholarship at the […]


Furstenberg receives 2020 Discovery Award

Furstenberg receives 2020 Discovery Award
Congratulations to Professor Francois Furstenberg on receiving a Discovery Award! In 2020, 41 Discovery Awards were given to interdisciplinary faculty teams across eleven units of Johns Hopkins. From utilizing machine learning […]