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History

Q+A
Daniel Coit Gilman in full
Published Dec 21, 2022
A new biography on Johns Hopkins' founding president sheds light on the personal side of a man who helped birth the American research university
History
Students united
Published Nov 7, 2022
Baltimore Polytechnic Institute students and Hopkins undergrads come together to learn about Baltimore's civil rights history
Public engagement
Retelling history through community narratives
Published May 6, 2022
A series of workshops empowered Baltimore residents to tell and preserve their history, contributing to a greater understanding of the community
Arts+Culture
A horseman of a different era
Published April 20, 2022
A 7-foot tall sculpture, a small-scale version of Kehinde Wiley's defiant rejoinder to Confederate statuary, 'Rumors of War,' will be installed in Mudd Hall atrium
Arts+Culture
'A space for love'
Published June 28, 2021
Electric Marronage digital humanities project fosters Black exploration and expression free from the confines of traditional academia
Nonfiction
Historian Martha Jones wins 'L.A. Times' Book Prize for history
Published April 23, 2021
Her book Vanguard closely examines the history of Black women's suffrage in America
Faculty news
Historian Todd Shepard awarded Guggenheim Fellowship
Published April 12, 2021
He is one of 184 scholars, artists, and scientists selected from an applicant pool of 3,000 for the prestigious honor
Lady Bird's legacy
Published Spring 2021
A SAIS alum's new biography reveals the first lady's power and influence in LBJ's White House / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Put pedagogy first
Published Spring 2021
Reviewing History Professor Jonathan Zimmerman's new book, 'The Amateur Hour' / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Explorations of the past and present
Published Winter 2020
The seven short stories in "The Office of Historical Corrections," Danielle Evans' latest collection, revolve around characters wrestling with the long shadows of the past. / Johns Hopkins Magazine