News & Announcements Archive


Graduate Student Sungmey Lee Publishes Articles

Graduate Student Sungmey Lee Publishes Articles
Current seventh year graduate student Sungmey Lee has recently had two articles published: “George Eliot’s Home-Scene: Folk Nationalism and the Politics of Nature in The Mill on the Floss” in Feminist Studies in English Literature, and “Voicing Oolboon: The Work of Feminist Rage in a Climate of Sexual Misconduct.” in Feedback.


Professor Mary Favret Awarded Keats-Shelley Distinguished Scholar

Professor Mary Favret Awarded Keats-Shelley Distinguished Scholar
The Department of English is proud to announce that Professor Mary Favret was presented the Keats-Shelley Distinguished Scholar Award at this year’s Modern Language Association conference in Seattle, in recognition of her “career-long excellence in scholarship” of the Romantic period. Previous recipients include Frances Ferguson, Jerome McGann, Helen Vendler, Marjorie Levenson, M.H. Abrams, and Walter […]


Fourth Year Graduate Student Highlighted for Intersession Course

Fourth Year Graduate Student Highlighted for Intersession Course
The Department of English is proud to announce fourth year student Alex Streim has been highlighted for his work on his Intersession course, “Poetry and Climate Change.” “Climate change affects a wide range of people, and those who speak out and write from positions of power are not the only ones we should be listening […]


Recent PhD Graduate Employment

The English department is proud to announce the placement of recent PhD graduates in their full-time employment positions: Grant Shreve, Writer, Office of the Provost at Johns Hopkins University Katarina O’Briain, Assistant Professor, St. Mary’s College Calgary John Sampson, Postdoctoral Fellow, Director of the Writing Center Johns Hopkins University Mande Zecca, Faculty, Harvard College Writing […]


Bloomberg Distinguished Professor Lawrence Jackson Receives Discovery Award

Bloomberg Distinguished Professor Lawrence Jackson Receives Discovery Award
The English Department is proud to announce Bloomberg Distinguished Professor Lawrence Jackson is the 2019 recipient of the Johns Hopkins Discovery Award. More than ever, the answers to the most challenging questions cannot be accomplished entirely within one academic discipline, or even one division. The Johns Hopkins Discovery Awards provide grant awards to cross-divisional teams […]


Recent PhD Recipient Joseph Haley Receives Mellon/ACLS Fellowship

The Department of English is proud to announce that Joseph Haley, who received his PhD in English from Johns Hopkins University in 2016, has been named a 2019 Mellon/ACLS Public Fellow. “ACLS partnered with the Mellon Foundation in 2010 to create a program that could demonstrate the serious practical value of the doctoral education in […]


Congratulations to our Graduating Seniors!

Congratulations to our Graduating Seniors!
On May 22nd the Department of English hosted a reception honoring the achievements of twenty-three graduating senior majors and seven graduating senior minors. The Department is proud to congratulate our class of 2019!


Spring 2019 Graduate Showcase

Spring 2019 Graduate Showcase
The English Department hosted its second annual Graduate Student Showcase on May 3, 2019. A new fixture of Hopkins English, the Showcase provides students with an opportunity to present current research to peers and faculty members. Split into two sessions, this year’s Showcase featured six students presenting or pre-circulating work from forthcoming conferences, journal articles, […]


Bloomberg Distinguished Professor Lawrence Jackson Awarded Guggenheim Fellowship

Bloomberg Distinguished Professor Lawrence Jackson Awarded Guggenheim Fellowship
The Department of English is proud to announce Professor Lawrence Jackson has been named along with Professor Matthew Porterfield 2019 Guggenheim Fellows, a prestigious distinction that recognizes achievements and exceptional promise. They are among a group of 168 scholars, artists, and writers selected from nearly 3,000 applicants. Since its founding, the Guggenheim Foundation has granted […]


Graduate Student Joel Childers Receives AGHI Research Fellowship

The Department of English is proud to announce fifth year graduate student Joel Childers has been awarded the Alexander Grass Humanities Institute Graduate Research Fellowship for the Spring 2020 semester. This Fellowship provides a full KSAS stipend, along with tuition costs equal to 20% of KSAS resident-student tuition, for the spring semester and will allow […]