News & Announcements Archive

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 […]


May 9, 2017

Read the Inaugural Portuguese Program Newsletter

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Please enjoy the first edition of Johns Hopkins University’s Portuguese Program newsletter. We hope this will be a successful vehicle for communicating fun and useful information to our students, the JHU community, parents, donors, alumni, and friends.


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!

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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 […]