News & Announcements Archive

November 11, 2017

Director Alina Marazzi at Hopkins (November 27-30, 2017)

The Italian Program, CAMS, Film and Media, and the Program for the Study of Women, Gender and Sexuality are very proud to host critically acclaimed Italian filmmaker Alina Marazzi from November 27- 30, for a series of screenings and conversations with the Hopkins and Baltimore communities. Alina Marazzi is one of the most compelling independent […]


November 9, 2017

Movie Night: Central Station

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The Portuguese Program is hosting its third fall movie night 7:30-9:30 p.m., on Nov. 16. Central Station is an emotive journey of a former school teacher, who writes letters for illiterate people, and a young boy, whose mother has just died, as they search for the father he never knew. The movie will be shown […]


October 18, 2017

Dispatches from the Littlest Favela in Brazil

Fall 2017 speaker series flier

The third installment of the Portuguese Program Speaker Series features Dr. Alessandro Angelini, Johns Hopkins University, speaking on, “Dispatches from the Littlest Favela in Brazil.” Join us in Levering – Sherwood Room, 1:30-2:45 p.m., Nov. 1.


October 17, 2017

“Ferocity: Author and Editor in Conversation” on October 25

The Italian Program of the Department of German and Romance Languages & Literature and the Alexander Grass Humanities Institute are delighted to announce “Ferocity: Author and Editor in Conversation.” Nicola Lagioia, the critically acclaimed Italian writer, will present the just-released English-translation of his novel Ferocity while engaging in conversation with Michael Reynolds, editor-in-chief of his […]


October 16, 2017

October 24-November 15: Exhibition by Spanish photographer Fernando Sánchez

On October 24 at 6 p.m., Fernando Sánchez, one of Spain’s leading photojournalists, will premier his exhibition “Madrid, Urban Poetry” in the Q Space at the Milton S. Eisenhower Library. The exhibition will run from October 24 through November 15. Fernando Sánchez began his photographic work for the newspaper Público in 2008 and, since 2012, has […]


October 12, 2017

Job Search: Kurrelmeyer Chair in German

The German Program of the Department of German and Romance Languages and Literatures at Johns Hopkins University is searching for a senior scholar (full or advanced associate professor) with a distinguished research record and a national and international reputation to occupy the endowed Kurrelmeyer Chair of German. The program is committed to the philosophical exploration […]


October 12, 2017

Movie Night: Madame Satã

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Join the Portuguese Program for movie night, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Oct. 19, in Gilman 479. Madame Satã is a loose portrait of João Francisco dos Santos, also known as Madame Satã, a sometimes chef, transvestite, lover, father, hero, and convict from Rio de Janeiro.


October 11, 2017

Speaker Series Presents, The Gods of the Diaspora

Fall 2017 speaker series flier

On Oct. 25, from 1:30.-2:45 p.m., join the Portuguese Program for, “The Gods of the Diaspora: Brazilian Migrant Faith in Comparative Perspective,” with Dr. Johanna Richlin, Johns Hopkins University. The event will take place in Levering – Sherwood Room.


October 8, 2017

Lectures by Eva Del Soldato and Kevin Brownlee coming October 13

This fall, our series of events opens with a double-bill of back to back lectures: Galileo, the Jesuits and the Errors of Aristotle. How to Justify (and Exploit) the Philosopher by Professor Eva Del Soldato and The Concealed and the Revealed. Dantean Subtexts and Petrarchan Identity in the Africa by Professor Kevin Brownlee, both from […]


October 4, 2017

Professor Sara Castro-Klarén Receives Order of the Sun Distinction from Peruvian Government

On September 15, 2017, at the residence of the Peruvian Ambassador to the United States, Dr. Sara Castro-Klarén was awarded Peru’s highest distinction, the Order of the Sun [La Orden del Sol del Perú] in the rank of Commander, on behalf of the President of Peru for her outstanding scholarly contributions to the study of […]