Archived articles


Cherry tree trailblazer
Published March 21, 2024
Alumna biographer Diana Parsell discovers Eliza Scidmore, the forgotten heroine behind Washington's celebrated cherry trees
Hopkins in D.C.
Hopkins Bloomberg Center launches Authors & Insights series
Published Oct 30, 2023
Series starts with book events featuring 'New York Times' author and columnist David Leonhardt, SAIS expert Eliot Cohen
A history of healing
Published Summer 2023
Kay Redfield Jamison discusses her latest book, which takes a nonlinear approach to cataloging the history of psychotherapy / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Seeing Robert Wilson plain
Published Winter 2018
Hopkins is home to the bookseller's obsessively collected cache of Gertrude Stein books and ephemera / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Faculty authors included on best books list
Published Dec 7, 2017
Lawrence Jackson, Kay Redfield Jamison recognized for their biographies of 20th century writers
Best of 2016
Lester Spence gets year-end shoutout from 'The Atlantic'
Published Dec 28, 2016
The Atlantic gives accolades to JHU professor's treatise on neoliberalism
A notable read
Published Dec 2, 2015
Book co-authored by JHU's Kathryn Edin included on 'The New York Times Book Review' list of 100 Notable Books of 2015
President's Reading Series
'Tap dancing, blackness, and time'
Published Nov 4, 2015
British author Zadie Smith shares bits of her unpublished fourth novel, 'Swing, Time'
Cristin O'Keefe Aptowicz talks Dr. Thomas Dent Mutter
Published Sept 14, 2015
Her book 'Dr. Mutter's Marvels' examines the man behind the famed museum of medical oddities
Cinematic anthropology
For witch it stands
Published Fall 2015
New book examines 1922 silent film that billed itself as a "documentary of witchcraft" / Johns Hopkins Magazine