News & Announcements Archive


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 […]


Lecture: “What’s the Use?: Iberian Studies and the Quest for Relevance,” April 24, 5:15 p.m., Gilman 288

The Department of German and Romance Languages and Literatures presents: What’s the Use? Iberian Studies and the Quest for Relevance. A lecture by Sebastiaan Faber Professor and Chair of Hispanic Studies Oberlin College Tuesday, April 24, 2018 5:15 p.m. Gilman 288 ​Sebastiaan Faber, Professor and Chair of Hispanic Studies at Oberlin College, is the author, most recently, of Memory Battles […]


“Babylon Berlin” Watch Party! With Snacks! March 28 @ 5

Join Professor Sam Spinner for a screen of the first episode of the new Netflix series “Babylon Berlin” and a discussion of the show’s cultural context in interwar Berlin. Berlin specialties will be served! March 28, 5-6:30 PM Gilman 479


Conference: Modes of Formation and the Thinking of Possibility (April 6 & 7)

In conjunction with the Anneliese Maier Research Award and the University of Cologne, the Max Kade Center for Modern German Thought and GRLL will host a conference on April 5 and 6. April 6, Gilman 479 April 7, Gilman 288 Speakers to include: Anja Lemke (Cologne), Niklaus Largier (UC Berkeley), Rochelle Tobias (JHU), Márton Dornbach […]


Portuguese Program Speaker Series

2018 speaker series poster

The spring speaker series kicks off on March 26 with Dr. Talía Guzmán-González from the Library of Congress, discussing “Luso-Brazilian Treasures in the Nations Library.” Then, on April 23, hear Nicole Labruto from MIT talk about, “Nationalizing Nature.” Both events are 1-3 p.m. in the Sherwood Room of Levering Hall.


“Digitizing Early Modern Music and Poetry.” March 13, 5:30 pm, Gilman 479

The Italian Program presents: “Digitizing Early Modern Music and Poetry: The Tasso in Music Project,” a lecture by Professor Emiliano Ricciardi. Emiliano Ricciardi is Assistant Professor of Music History at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He holds a Ph.D. from Stanford University, which he completed in 2013 with the support of an ACLS/Mellon fellowship, and […]


Recruitment underway for Lecturer in Spanish

The Department of German and Romance Languages and Literatures at the Johns Hopkins University seeks to appoint a full-time Lecturer to teach undergraduate courses in the Spanish Language Program beginning Fall 2018. Candidates should ideally have the following qualifications: M.A. required, PhD desirable with a concentration in Second Language Acquisition, Applied Linguistics or Foreign Language […]