News & Announcements Archive


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 […]


Developing a Digital Picture of Race with Jessica Marie Johnson

Developing a Digital Picture of Race with Jessica Marie Johnson
Since coming to Hopkins in 2016, Jessica Marie Johnson’s innovations in digital humanities have girded her understanding of how African American women have lived and envisioned what freedom might look like. Her work in progress, including Life x Code: Digital Humanities […]


Black Saints wins two books prizes

Black Saints wins two books prizes
Congratulation to Associate Professor Erin Rowe on winning the Roland H. Bainton Prize by Sixteenth Century Studies (2020) and the Albert C. Outler Prize by the American Society of Church History […]


“Wicked Flesh” interview with Jessica M. Johnson

“Wicked Flesh” interview with Jessica M. Johnson
In an interview with The Way of Improvement Leads Home, Assistant Professor Jessica Johnson discusses her recent publication, Wicked Flesh: Black Women, Intimacy, and Freedom in the Atlantic World.


Welcome, Dr. Amarilys Estrella!

Welcome, Dr. Amarilys Estrella!
We are thrilled to announce that Dr. Amarilys Estrella will be joining JHU, this fall, as the ACLS Emerging Voices Postdoc for 2020-2021. Her postdoc will be located in the […]


StoryTime with Dr. Connolly

Our very own history instructors, Nathan Connolly and Shani Mott, and their children have become a family filmmaking unit with the creation of Storytime with Dr. Connolly! Every member of […]


In Memoriam: Professor Pier Larson

In Memoriam: Professor Pier Larson
Pier Larson, professor in the Department of History, died on Saturday, July 25, 2020. He was 58. Pier was a historian of Africa with a specialty in Madagascar and the […]