Department News Archive


Junior English Major Wins Award

Junior English Major Wins Award
The Department of English is proud to announce Sarah Liu, a junior undergraduate English major, just won the Summer 2018 Special Collections DURA application for her project, “Book Illustration in […]


Senior English Major Receives Fulbright Award

Senior English Major Receives Fulbright Award
The English Department is proud to announce Will Theodorou, Undergraduate Senior, is the recipient of a Fulbright Award overseen by the Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, […]


English Department Faculty Member Doug Mao Receives Award

English Department Faculty Member Doug Mao Receives Award
The English Department is proud to announce Prof. Doug Mao is the recipient of this year’s Faculty Graduate Teaching/Mentoring Award. A student nominator wrote “Doug is a fascinating and engaging […]


The English Department Welcomes Prof. Christopher Cannon

The English Department Welcomes Prof. Christopher Cannon
The English department is delighted to welcome Bloomberg Distinguished Professor Christopher Cannon to Johns Hopkins. Christopher Cannon works on medieval literature and, in particular, the emergence of ‘English literature’ as […]


Prof. Thompson Discusses New Book on Kafka and Blackness

Prof. Thompson Discusses New Book on Kafka and Blackness
The latest issue of the Johns Hopkins Magazine features an interview with Professor Mark Thompson about his new book, Kafka's Blues: Figurations of Racial Blackness in the Construction of an Aesthetic (Northwestern University Press, 2016).