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University-wide Initiative Launched to Commemorate the Passage of the 19th Amendment

Beverly Wendland, dean of the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, and Senator Barbara Mikulski, Homewood Professor at Johns Hopkins, have launched a university-wide initiative to recognize the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote. The year-long commemoration, which culminates on August 26th, will include partnerships with Baltimore cultural institutions, art exhibitions, special courses, and events.

The Woman’s Hour: Sex, Power, and Democracy

Elaine Weiss

Please join the School of Medicine’s Office of Faculty, the Office of Women in Science and Medicine, and Johns Hopkins’ Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commemoration for the 19th Annual Mary Elizabeth Garrett Lectureship featuring Elaine Weiss, […]

Amended Podcast Features Martha S. Jones


Back in February, the team from Amended, a new podcast by Humanities New York exploring the history of the women’s suffrage movement, visited Homewood to interview Martha S. Jones, the […]

May Garrettson Evans: “Hustle for News”

May Garrettson Evans

The Peabody Institute has produced an online exhibit on one of the most notable women in its history, May Garrettson Evans. After beginning her career in 1888 as the first […]

People’s Historians Online: Reconstruction, Citizenship, and Suffrage


On June 12, the weekly People’s Historians Online mini-class featured a conversation between Martha Jones and Tiffany Mitchell Patterson about Reconstruction and issues of citizenship, suffrage, and movement building in the 19th century. Read more about […]