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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
Women's history month
Harriet Tubman, real-life action hero
Published March 8, 2018
Maryland-born abolitionist and humanitarian is 'as heroic as it gets,' says historian N. D. B. Connolly
Commentary
'Black Panther' taps centuries of dreams
Published Feb 16, 2018
Historian N.D.B. Connolly explores the historical inspirations, both real and imagined, for the film's fictional world of Wakanda / The Hollywood Reporter
History project
Mapping Frederick Douglass
Published Nov 27, 2017
Students in Johns Hopkins graduate seminar research, visit regional sites of significance in young slave's life
Historian homecoming
Lawrence Jackson named BDP
Published Feb 6, 2017
Historian, author bridges English, History departments and Center for Africana Studies