Celebrating Asian Pacific American Contributions

The celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month has only existed since 1990 when President George H.W. Bush extended the existing week-long commemoration to the entire month of May.

JHUP journals have a long history of research about Asian American and Pacific Islander populations. With titles such as the...Read More

Shakespeare Lives On in JHUP Journals

Today marks the 503rd anniversary of William Shakespeare's death. The Bard changed the world of theater and literature in his 52 years.

We are very fortunate to have copious Shakespeare scholarship in our collection, including the journal Shakespeare Bulletin . A search of the word "Shakespeare" in Project MUSE...Read More


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While not approved by official geological organizations, the term anthropocene has grown in use to describe the current geological age. Proponents of the term use it to mark the time period where...Read more