News & Announcements Archive

“A long thread of Black church history loops back to Baltimore” (Baltimore Sun article featuring Prof. L. Jackson)

“A long thread of Black church history loops back to Baltimore” (Baltimore Sun article featuring Prof. L. Jackson)

Professor Nadia Nurhussein Featured in The Atlantic

Professor Nadia Nurhussein Featured in The Atlantic

Professor and Mary Elizabeth Garrett Chair in Arts and Sciences Nadia Nurhussein has been mentioned in an article in The Atlantic. Her book, Black Land: Imperial Ethiopianism and African America, […]

Associate Professor Jeanne-Marie Jackson wins award

Associate Professor Jeanne-Marie Jackson wins award

Associate Professor of English and ELH Senior Editor Jeanne-Marie Jackson has been awarded Honorable Mention for this year’s Book of the Year – Scholarship Prize from the African Literature Association, […]

Undergraduate Sabrina Li wins Senior Essay Prize

Undergraduate Sabrina Li wins Senior Essay Prize

It is the English department’s pleasure to announce Sabrina Li has won the 2023 Senior Essay prize for her essay “Unstable Bodies, Unstable Texts.” Made possible by a generous gift […]

In Memoriam: Professor Jonathan Goldberg

In Memoriam: Professor Jonathan Goldberg

The English Department at Johns Hopkins mourns the passing last month of Jonathan Goldberg, who was Sir William Osler Professor of English Literature at Hopkins before moving to Emory university […]

Podcast Featuring John Dewey Professor Christopher Nealon

Podcast Featuring John Dewey Professor Christopher Nealon

Dr. Christopher Nealon was interviewed as part of GMU’s Cultural Studies colloquium series in Spring 2022. This interview, which focuses on his current research, was recently released as a podcast […]

Graduate Student Aditya Bahl Awarded Fellowship

Graduate Student Aditya Bahl Awarded Fellowship

6th Year PhD student, Aditya Bahl, has been selected as the 2021-2022 Baisley fellow*, given in recognition of his dissertation work and publication record for the national and international press. […]

VLOG by Graduate Student Samanda Robinson Featured by KSAS

A video blog (VLOG) by Sixth-year PhD Candidate, Samanda Robinson, has been featured by the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences Youtube channel. This video chronicles a typical day for […]

Routledge Publishes Graduate Student Samanda Robinson

Routledge Publishes Graduate Student Samanda Robinson

Sixth-year PhD Candidate, Samanda Robinson, was recently published in The Routledge Companion to Literature of the U.S. South as a contributing author. As the publisher states, “The Routledge Companion to […]

The Critique of Nonviolence: Martin Luther King, Jr., and Philosophy

The Critique of Nonviolence: Martin Luther King, Jr., and Philosophy

Professor Mark Christian Thompson’s new book is now available from Stanford University Press. You can read more about it on our Faculty Books page.