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Arts+Culture

Faculty
The family that reads together
Published July 24, 2020
Through their new YouTube series 'Storytime with Dr. Connolly,' instructors Nathan Connolly and Shani Mott hope to bring a celebration of Africana history to the next generation of readers
Q+A
How to make it in a Hollywood on hiatus
Published July 8, 2020
Johns Hopkins alum Emma Needell leads a conversation series about breaking into the entertainment industry during coronavirus shutdowns
Q&A
A Q&A with the queen of the beach read
Published Summer 2020
Elin Hilderbrand talks about her new book 28 Summers, Hopkins pride, and what's on her summer reading list / Johns Hopkins Magazine
In 'The Unexpected Spy,' read between the lines
Published Summer 2020
In The Unexpected Spy, alum Jessica Anya Blau tells the true story of Tracy Walder's transition from sorority house to undercover CIA agent / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Turtle mountain's protector
Published Summer 2020
Louise Erdrich's 17th novel—based on her grandfather—tells the story of a night watchman who fought against the termination of American Indian reservations. / Johns Hopkins Magazine
A period piece
Published Summer 2020
Lizzie Skurnick, A&S '99, is not a purist nor a stickler. But you'd be hard pressed to find her watching a film adaptation of one of the YA novels she loved as a child. / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Poetry
Gallows humor
Published Summer 2020
In "The Shore," English professor Chris Nealon explores the highs and lows of everyday life / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Pop culture
We need a hero
Published Summer 2020
"Detectives in the Shadows," a new book from JHU Press, traces the rise of the hard-boiled detective / Johns Hopkins Magazine
MUSIC
Sound in the silence
Published May 11, 2020
The Community Chorus of Peabody continues to make music via Zoom conference calls—even if it requires its members to mute their mics
Hopkins alum wins Pulitzer Prize for History
Published May 7, 2020
Caleb McDaniel received the prestigious award for his book Sweet Taste of Liberty: A True Story of Slavery and Restitution in America