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The Department of German and Romance Languages and Literatures encompasses the study of French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Hebrew, and Yiddish-speaking worlds. More than 300 courses are offered every year, from introductory language classes to advanced graduate seminars in literature and theory.

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Congratulations to Hannah Froehle (German Major, ’13)!

Congratulations to Hannah Froehle (’13), who was awarded a DAAD scholarship to study economics in Berlin! She graduated Hopkins with honors in German, for the thesis “Digging Beneath the Rubble: Ernst Jünger’s Kriegsmythos.”


Una Waste Land barese: La ferocia di Nicola Lagioia fra spreco e abbondanza, a talk by Professor Stefania Lucamante, CUA. April 26, 5:15 pm, Gilman 130G

Our spring series of lectures closes with Una Waste Land barese: La ferocia di Nicola Lagioia fra spreco e abbondanza, a talk by Professor Stefania Lucamante, from the Catholic University of America. April 26, 5:15 pm, Gilman 130G. This event will be in Italian. Nicola Lagioia’s 2015 La ferocia raises the question of how can […]