News & Announcements Archive

September 14, 2016

Job Opening: Assistant Professor of Italian Studies- Tenure Track

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

September 14, 2016

Brazilian Film Festival

Film Festival Poster

Come and enjoy an array of films focused on Brazilian music and the lives of the highly influential individuals that contributed to such rich melodies. Light refreshments will be served.

September 14, 2016

Portuguese Program Movie Night

Movie Night Poster

The Portuguese Program cordially invites you to join us once a month to watch Brazilian films. Enjoy popcorn and try a guarana (delicious Brazilian soda)!

September 13, 2016

Portuguese Program Speaker Series

Speaker Series Poster

Our inaugural Speaker Series offers experts presenting their research in order to inspire and challenge JHU’s audience. Refreshments will be served.

September 13, 2016

Hopkins Intersession Brazil: Afro-Brazilian Culture & History

Interession Brazil Poster

Join the Portuguese Program in Brazil from January 9-26, 2017, for an amazing experience! Study Afro-Brazilian culture and history while having a Portuguese language immersion experience in this rich agricultural, industrial & vibrant maritime district.

September 13, 2016

Russell-Wood Award Funding Opportunity

Russell Wood Poster

Students interested in joining the Intersession program to Salvador should not miss the Russell-Wood Award funding opportunity. Deadline is October 1.

September 1, 2016

VERSUS: Antagonism, Self-Criticism, and Hostility in Literature and Art: Italian Graduate Conference

September 16-17: Join the Italian Graduate Students for their annual conference featuring keynote speakers Natalie Hester and Stanley Fish. Click here for more information. Versus Poster pdf

April 4, 2016

April 8: Roland Barthes, To Write: An Intransitive Verb?

Friday, April 8: To mark the 100th anniversary of the birth of essayist, critic, and writer Roland Barthes, who attended the interdisciplinary 1966 conference held at Johns Hopkins on “The Languages of Criticism and the Science of Man,” the Centre Louis Marin and the French section of the Department of German and Romance Languages and Literatures are […]

March 24, 2016

Portuguese and PLAS Lunch and Learn

Join us Monday, March 28, at noon in the Sherwood Room in Levering Hall for pizza and brigadeiro (Brazilian dessert) to learn all that the Portuguese Program and the Program in Latin American Studies have to offer. Bring a friend! RSVP to

March 23, 2016

Hopkins Summer Brazil Study Abroad Program

Deadline to apply is April 1. This summer improve your Portuguese language skills in an intensive program and learn about Brazilian culture in the exhilarating metropolis of Rio de Janeiro! The program is based at IBEU in the beautiful area of Copacabana Beach.