News & Announcements Archive

March 31, 2017

Job Opening: 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 2017. Candidates should ideally have the following qualifications: M.A. required, PhD desirable with a concentration in Second Language Acquisition, Applied Linguistics or Foreign Language […]


March 20, 2017

Pizza Lunch!

Pizza Party Poster

Join us from noon-1:30 p.m. Monday, March 27 for a delicious lunch and learn about all the Portuguese Program has to offer . . . along with Brazilian dessert and board games in Levering Great Hall!


March 16, 2017

Max Kade Center International Conference, March 30 to April 1

The Max Kade Center for Modern German Thought will hold an international conference, harmonisch entgegengesetzt: Hölderlin’s Philosophy of Nature, from March 30 to April 1 on the relation between Hölderlin’s poetic theory and his concept of nature as developed in his poetry, prose, and dramatic works. Location: Barber Conference Room; Charles Commons- 10 East 33rd Street The conference is […]


March 14, 2017

Apply Now for the 2017 Max Kade Summer Travel Grant

The German Program, with the support of the Max Kade Center for Modern German Thought, is pleased to announce travel grants to support summer study abroad in Germany. Click to learn more.


March 8, 2017

Representation and Power / Pouvoir et Représentation

On March 9 and March 10, 2017, the Centre pluridisciplinaire Louis Marin at JHU is pleased to celebrate its 25th anniversary by honoring its namesake, the French semiotician, literary critic, and historian of ideas Louis Marin (1931-1992). The international colloquium “Power and Representation/Pouvoir et représentation” brings together a dozen scholars from France, Italy, Germany, and […]


February 22, 2017

Speakers Announced for Portuguese Program Speaker Series

Speaker series poster

The series, which runs from February 8 to April 28, features speakers Jerry Davila, Wilson Bezerra, and Bruno Duarte.


February 22, 2017

Portuguese Program Hosts Brazilian Film Week and Movie Nights

Movie Night poster

Enjoy a good film? Join us for a movie night, Brazilian film week, or both! Movie nights held March 16 and April 20 and Brazilian Film Week is the week of April 17.


January 18, 2017

2017 David Baumgardt Fellowship Awarded to Jason Yonover

The Leo Baeck Institute has awarded Jason Yonover with the 2017 David Baumgardt Fellowship for his research project on The Importance of Spinoza’s Moral and Political Philosophy in German Idealism.


October 5, 2016

Orlando furioso at 500, 1516-2016

Join us Oct. 13-15 for an international colloquium sponsored by: The Charles Singleton Center for the Study of Premodern Europe, Johns Hopkins University Center for the Humanities, Loyola University Maryland Department of Foreign Languages, Towson University Goucher College, and Book Studies Program Cenacolo Italiano di Baltimora.


September 15, 2016

Job Opening: Assistant Professor in Iberian Studies- Tenure Track

The Department of German and Romance Languages and Literatures at Johns Hopkins seeks to fill the position of Assistant Professor of Iberian Studies, tenure track. The preferred primary field will be modern Iberian literature and/or cinema, with secondary interest’s related fields such as media studies or comparative literature. The successful application will have a proven […]