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, April 9, 2018. Please see the link for more information on proposal submissions. What happens to digital humanities inquiry when we begin with Black culture, […]
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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 can read more about her article at The Hub.
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 History junior, Michael Anfang, on the publication of his paper, (Un)Orthodoxy among Priests and Neighbors: Local Circles of Religious Negotiation in Western Peripheral Late Medieval Communities, 1897-1917, in the Spring 2018 edition of the journal Ezra’s Archives! Ezra’s Archives is a publication put forth biannually by the Cornell Historical Society. The journal showcases undergraduate research in the field […]
Congrats to Prof. Johnson on her recent essay, “Are These the Bones of Blacks?” An African American Social Construction of Justice, published in Somatosphere!
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.
Congratulations to Professor Yumi Kim, recipient of the David B. Larson Fellowship in Health and Spirituality at the Kluge Center in the Library of Congress, 2018.
Congratulations to Professor Lawrence Jackson on your Edgar Award nomination, from the Mystery Writers of America, in the Best Critical/Biographical category for your book Chester B. Himes: A Biography!
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 most outstanding voices in literature since 1963, conferring more than 20 distinct awards, fellowships, grants, and prizes each year. The PEN/Bograd Weld Prize for biography, […]
An opinion piece for Times Higher Education, by Professor Gabriel Paquette, discusses the recent congressional tax reform in relation to higher education.