Department News Archive


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 […]


Graduate Student Publications

This is the second of two reports on recent publications by our current graduate students.  We’re proud of all their accomplishments. Sede Makonnen has had two essays appear recently. “Our Blackamoor […]


PhD Student Aditya Bahl Receives Mintz Fellowship Award

The Department of English is pleased to announce current third year graduate student Aditya Bahl has been awarded a Sidney Mintz Student Fellowship for summer field research. Inaugurated by Prof. […]


Graduate Student Publications

The past two years have been characteristically productive ones for English Department graduate students–productive in many different ways.  We’re  happy to report here on some of their recent publications; more […]


PhD Student Royce Best Receives AGHI Fellowship

The Department of English is proud to announce current sixth year graduate student Royce Best has been selected as a recipient of the 2021 Spring Alexander Grass Humanities Institute Fellowship. These […]