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lawrence jackson

Higher education
Billie Holiday Project hosts college access luncheon
Published May 28, 2019
Baltimore's highest-achieving high school juniors joined Hopkins students, faculty, and staff for a discussion of pathways to higher education
Two from Hopkins earn prestigious Guggenheim Fellowships
Published April 11, 2019
Bloomberg Distinguished Professor Lawrence Jackson, Film and Media Studies lecturer Matt Porterfield among 168 scholars, artists, and writers recognized for achievements and promise
Literature
Lawrence Jackson longlisted for PEN America Literary Award
Published Dec 20, 2017
Bloomberg Distinguished Professor recognized for his biography of American author Chester Himes
Nonfiction
Faculty authors included on best books list
Published Dec 7, 2017
Lawrence Jackson, Kay Redfield Jamison recognized for their biographies of 20th century writers
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
The lonely crusader
Published Fall 2017
Lawrence Jackson profiles the work of Chester Himes, who all but invented the black crime novel / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Historian homecoming
Lawrence Jackson named BDP
Published Feb 6, 2017
Historian, author bridges English, History departments and Center for Africana Studies