Department News Archive


Graduate Student Atesede Makonnen Awarded Fellowship

Graduate Student Atesede Makonnen Awarded Fellowship
The Department of English is proud to announce Atesede Makonnen has been awarded the American Trust for the British Library Fellowship at Houghton Library. The fellowship, funded by the ATBL […]


Professor Nadia Nurhussein’s Book Named MSA Book Prize

Professor Nadia Nurhussein’s Book Named MSA Book Prize
The Department of English is proud to announce Prof. Nadia’s recent book, Black Land: Imperial Ethiopianism and African America, has been named this year’s Modernist Studies Association’s Book Prize Winner. […]


Statement from the English Department

The Johns Hopkins Department of English has watched with horror the continued state-sanctioned murder of Black Americans, and the violent repression of principled dissent that followed. We condemn the militarization […]


Blast Courses Offered by English Graduate Students

Blast Courses Offered by English Graduate Students
The Department of English is delighted to announce that five English graduate students have been chosen to help inaugurate a pilot program of humanities courses this summer.  Sponsored by the […]


Professor Mary Favret Named Vice Dean

Professor Mary Favret Named Vice Dean
The Department of English is proud to announce effective July 1, 2020, Professor Mary Favret will be the vice dean for graduate education, and centers and programs in the Krieger […]