News & Announcements Archive

May 11, 2018

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.”


May 11, 2018

Congratulations to Bryan Klausmeyer (German PhD ’17)!

Congratulations to Bryan Klausmeyer (German PhD, 2017) on his appointment as Assistant Professor of German at Virginia Tech!


April 24, 2018

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 […]


April 20, 2018

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 […]


April 8, 2018

The Child as Agent of Radical Change: Maria Montessori’s Years in India. April 18, 4:15 pm, Gilman 400

Italian@Hopkins and WGS present: The Child as Agent of Radical Change: Maria Montessori’s Years in India, a lecture by Prof. Erica Moretti. Though the Italian educator Maria Montessori was a well-known pacifist in her day, her writings on peace have generally been considered secondary to her pedagogical work—a side intellectual project for a woman more concerned […]


March 25, 2018

“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


March 25, 2018

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 […]


March 19, 2018

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.


March 7, 2018

“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 […]


March 7, 2018

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 […]