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Book Review
Sound politics
Published Spring 2019
Mark Christian Thompson investigates the history of jazz music in the Weimar era / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Before "Farm to Table"
We are what they ate
Published Spring 2019
Exhibit traces the culinary heritage of the New World and the worldwide food exchange that emerged after Europeans traveled to the Americas / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Book talk
The hidden histories revealed by maps
Published Feb 27, 2019
Exhibition at the Peabody Library explores how historical maps have influenced state and local history
Hopkins History
Exhibition traces 125 years of medical milestones
Published Dec 17, 2018
Exhibition created to highlight the celebrated history of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine is on display in MSE Library through March 18
Armistice Centennial
An activist abroad for the Armistice
Published Nov 8, 2018
In letters, Elisabeth Gilman, the youngest daughter of the university's founding president, described the scene in Paris when the Great War officially ended
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History class meets the digital age
Published Nov 7, 2018
JHU historian Martha Jones conducts required class discussions on Twitter, challenging her students to distill their thoughts and engage with subject-matter experts
In Memoriam
Slavery scholar Willie Lee Rose dies at 91
Published June 25, 2018
Her 'Rehearsal for Reconstruction,' published in 1964, is considered a groundbreaking work in the scholarly reconsideration of North American slavery
Opera
The diva's diva
Published Summer 2018
Peabody brings to life the story of one of opera's greatest sopranos / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Podcast
Stories in past tense
Published Summer 2018
Narrative is a powerful way to present historical information. Historian Nathan Connolly discusses why it works, and when it doesn't. / Johns Hopkins Magazine
History
Talking with Jessica Ziparo
Published Spring 2018
Historian and lawyer Jessica Ziparo explores how the first women to gain federal employment did and didn't open doors to other women entering the labor force / Johns Hopkins Magazine