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.
News & Announcements Archive
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.
Recent comments made by President Trump, during a ceremony honoring Native American code-talkers, are put into historical perspective in the Washington Post article, “Why calling Elizabeth Warren ‘Pocahontas’ is a slur against all mixed-race Americans,” by Professor Martha S. Jones.