The English department is delighted to welcome Professor Mary Favret to Johns Hopkins. Professor Favret is a specialist in British Romanticism, and late 18th- and early 19th-century literature in English. Her first book, Romantic Correspondence (1993), investigates the ways in which letters in the Romantic period become the vehicle for a political, disruptive force. War at […]
News & Announcements Archive
August 29, 2015
Prof. Douglas Mao Assumes Senior Editorial Role at ELH By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
This summer, Professor Douglas Mao became senior editor of ELH, the renowned journal of literary criticism that has issued from the Johns Hopkins English Department since 1934. Professor Mao looks forward to continuing the ELH tradition of publishing first-rate scholarship on literatures in English from all periods and without restriction as to methodology or theoretical approach. […]
May 23, 2015
Prof. Drew Daniel Featured in A&S Magazine By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
As one half of the instrumental electronic duo Matmos, Daniel has toured with well-known singer Bjork, performed at the Guggenheim, and DJ’ed at Yoko Ono’s art opening in San Francisco. And as an associate professor in Hopkins’ English department, he spends several months a year lecturing on Shakespeare. Click to read the article in Arts & Sciences Magazine.
January 1, 2015
Prof. Chris Nealon Featured in Johns Hopkins Magazine By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
Click to read the article, “Poet Chris Nealon’s new collection talks about feeling powerless.”
July 18, 2014
In Memoriam, Allen Grossman: January 7, 1932-June 27, 2014 By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
Allen Grossman, an award-winning poet who joined Johns Hopkins University’s English Department in 1991 as the Andrew W. Mellon Professor of the Humanities, died June 27 in Chelsea, Mass. He was 82. Click to continue reading.
June 25, 2014
JHU Press Blog Post by English Major By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
“Reflections of a Marketing Intern”: Click to read a terrific blog post by JHU English major Laura Ewen, which appears on the JHU Press Blog today.
January 30, 2014
Announcing the English Senior Essay Award By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
The Department of English is pleased to announce the establishment of an award of $250 for the best essay by a senior English major. The award will be presented each spring prior to graduation and will be included officially in the university commencement program. Made possible by a generous gift from an anonymous alumni donor, […]