Archived articles


An engrossing history of the rise of coffee production in Mexico's Soconusco region
Published Summer 2019
An engrossing history of the rise of coffee production in Mexico's Soconusco region / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Book Review
Westward ho
Published Spring 2019
Historian Mary Ryan's new book is a fascinating look at what two American cities can tell us about 19th-century urbanization / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Clashing opinions
Published Winter 2018
'We Are the Clash' winds political history around the story of the band's final years / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Reading series
Lorrie Moore's truth is stranger than fiction
Published Oct 10, 2018
Best-selling author reads from her new collection of essays during her talk at JHU
Follow the money
Published Summer 2018
'Hollywood Math and Aftermath' is an original and illuminating exploration of commercial film and television production / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Violent nature
Published Summer 2018
This compact, heady book asks whether being human requires a capacity for violence that defines itself against nature / Johns Hopkins Magazine
They persisted, and endured
Published Spring 2018
Alum Jessica Ziparo publishes engrossing exploration of an era when women first entered the federal workforce in large numbers / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Cancer team
Published Spring 2018
This stunning feat of memoir and science reporting chronicles doctors treating leukemia patients in the '60s / Johns Hopkins Magazine
History of a demand
Published Winter 2017
In his recent book, Chris Lebron explores the political and philosophical ideas implicit in the modern Black Lives Matter movement / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Indispensable reference
Published Winter 2017
'The Portable Nineteenth-Century African American Women Writers' shines a light on a lesser-known era of journalists, playwrights, poets, etc. / Johns Hopkins Magazine