News & Announcements Archive


Housing Our Story project featured in The Chronicle

The Housing Our Story project, run by principle investigators Jennifer Kingsley (Museums & Society Program), Shani Mott (Center for Africana Studies), and N.D.B. Connolly (History Department), was recently featured in […]


Prof. Meyer-Fong quoted in Caixin

Prof. Meyer-Fong quoted in Caixin
In January 2019, Prof. Tobie Meyer-Fong was quoted in the article, “The Latest Hot Celebrity Endorsement” Chinese Imperial History.”


January 24 & 25: “Breaking Boundaries, Created Spaces”

Breaking Boundaries, Created Spaces January 24th (5-7pm, Davis Performing Arts Center, Gonda Theater) and January 25th (10am-5pm, Lauinger Library, Murray Room, 5th Floor) Georgetown University This free conference considers how […]


Prof. Jackson to Present at National Book Festival

Prof. Jackson to Present at National Book Festival
Come see Prof. Lawrence Jackson at the National Book Festival on Saturday, September 1, 2018! Presentation: 3-3:45pm Book Signing: 4:30-5:30pm Location: Washington Convention Center, 801 Mt. Vernon Place NW, Washington, DC Prof. Jackson is the award-winning author of “Chester B. Himes: A Biography.” For more information about the National Book festival, please see their website.


Birthright Citizens

Birthright Citizens
Prof. Martha Jones new book, Birthright Citizens: A History of Race and Rights in Antebellum America, will be available in print edition this weekend! She was recently interviewed by the New York Times […]


Historical Narrative: Does it work?

Professor Nathan Connolly was recently interviewed for the second episode of the podcast, The Known World,  where he discusses “fashioning narratives out of historical events—what is gained and what is lost […]