News & Announcements Archive

September 11, 2017

Lecture: “Mario Vargas Llosa and Gabriel García Márquez in Dialogue”

On Wednesday, Sept. 13, Christian Fernandez will deliver the lecture, “Mario Vargas Llosa and Gabriel García Márquez in Dialogue.” Fernandez is an associate professor in the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures at Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge. His scholarship focuses on Latin American colonial and postcolonial studies.


September 11, 2017

Naples and the Camorra in the National Cinematic Gaze. A lecture by Ruth Glynn, Nov. 1, 2017, Gilman 479, 6:00 pm.

The third installment of our events series is a lecture by Professor Ruth Glynn (University of Bristol) entitled: Naples and the Camorra in the National Cinematic Gaze. Since the effective dissolution of the New Neapolitan Cinema in the early 2000s, the conventions of the national film industry have come to dominate the cinematic construction of […]


September 8, 2017

German PhD Student Christiane Ketteler Completes Notable Projects

Christiane Ketteler has recently finished three projects and publications relating to her study as German Program PhD student. The projects include an internet platform against anti-Semitism, a translation, and a theatrical comment.


September 8, 2017

Congratulations Bryan Klausmeyer (German PhD, ’17)

Dr. Bryan Klausmeyer, who recently earned his PhD from the German Program, is beginning his second year as the Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in German Studies at Occidental College.


September 8, 2017

What Have German Program Undergrads Been Up To?

Good luck to Hannah Froehle (’13), who is beginning a Master’s in Economics and Management Sciences at the Humboldt University in Berlin. She graduated Hopkins with honors in German, for the thesis “Digging Beneath the Rubble: Ernst Jünger’s Kriegsmythos.” Chaconne Martin-Berkowicz (’17) spent a month in Berlin this past summer sponsored by a Max Kade […]


September 8, 2017

Congratulations to Deborah McGee Mifflin

Deborah McGee Mifflin, German Language Program Director, was chosen to represent the American Association of Teachers of German (AATG) as one of twenty leading teachers and professors of German from around the world to participate in a three-week seminar organized by the Internationaler Deutschlehrerverband (IDV) on the topic of teaching the language and culture of the […]


September 6, 2017

Welcome to Bécquer Seguín

The Spanish Program is pleased to welcome Dr. Bécquer Seguín as Assistant Professor of Iberian Studies. Dr. Seguín will also be affiliated with the Center for Advanced Media Studies and the Program in Latin American Studies. His research is generally concerned with the cultural, political, and historical events that bind Europe and Latin America and his current […]


September 1, 2017

Germany Making Choices: Roundtable on the German Election, Sept. 19 5-7 PM

The Department of German and Romance Languages and Literatures and the intercollegiate student think tank European Horizons will host a roundtable discussion on the German federal election, titled “Germany Making Choices: Roundtable on the German Election.” The panelists will be Prof. Nicolas Jabko (JHU, Political Science), Dr. Tanja Maier (FU Berlin), Dr. Peter Sparding (German Marshall Fund), and Dr. Constanze Stelzenmüller (Brookings). The […]


August 18, 2017

Welcome to Our New German Program Graduate Students!

Welcome to our new German program graduate students Bidyum Medhi, Josh Todarello, Almut Slizyk, and Elisa Santucci. We look forward to working with you!


August 18, 2017

Welcome to Samuel Spinner

The German Program is pleased to welcome Dr. Samuel Spinner as an Assistant Professor and the Tandetnik Chair in Yiddish Literature, Language, and Culture. Dr. Spinner is an expert on the history of ethnography and its implications for Jewish self-understanding in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. His interpretations of Yiddish and German literature draw on […]