Berkshire Conference Book Prize
On Nixon's Madness: An Act or Reality?
A new PBS documentary called The Movement and the Madman opens with a 1960s TV recording of Richard Nixon promising not to use nuclear weapons to end the Vietnam War. The scene fades to a black screen that reads: “That was his campaign promise. But Nixon had a secret plan to end the war.”
Mental Health at the Movies: 2023 Academy Awards
The study of classic and contemporary films can provide a powerful avenue to understand the experience of mental illness. In Madness at the Movies, James Charney, MD, a practicing psychiatrist and long-time cinephile, examines films that delve deeply into...
2022's Most Read Journal Articles from Hopkins Press
In the collection below, you will find a selection of 2022's most read articles from Hopkins Press Journals. The list reflects the breadth - and lifespan - of the scholarly research we publish. Topics range widely - the ongoing conflict in the Ukraine...
A Women's History Month Reading List
Celebrating Women Who Tell Our Stories The National Women’s History Alliance, which spearheaded the movement for March being declared National Women’s History Month, has announced the women’s history theme for 2023, “Celebrating Women Who Tell Our Stories.” To...
Friends and colleagues remember Jack Goellner, longtime director of Hopkins Press
By any measure, Jack Goellner was a transformative figure at Johns Hopkins University Press, where he joined the staff in 1961 and served as director from 1974 until 1995. During his tenure, the Press grew from a relatively small operation publishing 25 books...
Black History Month Booklist
This Black History Month, we’re celebrating authors writing at the intersection of Black studies and fields such as public health, history, literary studies, higher education, and more. Below are some of the featured books on our Black History Month booklist.
Jacqueline Antonovich on the Medical Politics of White Supremacy
The Berkshire Conference of Women Historians awards prizes each year to female historians or historians who identify as a woman for both books and articles. The 2023 article in the fields of the history of women, gender, and/or sexuality Honorable Mention was...
Achieving Scientific Objectivity for the DSM
Guest Post by Bennett Knox The revision of Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) is sometimes derided as more a matter of canonizing consensus among powerful psychiatrists than an objective scientific search for truth. This type of...
The Hopkins Review Takes Home CELJ Phoenix Award
Congratulations to The Hopkins Review, winner of the 2022 Phoenix Award for Significant Editorial and Design Achievement! The award was announced at the Modern Language Association’s annual convention in San Francisco on Friday, January 6th by the Council of...
A New Digital Frontier for T. S. Eliot Scholarship
Hopkins Press is pleased to announce the launch of the digital T. S. Eliot collection on Project MUSE. Watch below as Anthony Cuda, managing editor of the digital collection, as well as a co-editor of the second volume of The Complete Prose of T. S. Eliot: The Critical Edition and a Professor of English at UNC Greensboro, shares all the exciting features available on this new digital platform.