News & Announcements Archive

October 29, 2015

Nov. 9-10: Brazil in Focus: Brazilians, Culture, & Politics

Join the Portuguese Language Program for this free, two-day interdisciplinary event. Click to learn more.


October 27, 2015

Realism Bites: German Graduate Conference

Join the German graduate students on November 6-7 for the eighth bi-annual conference, titled Realism Bites: Disruptive Realisms in Modernity.


October 13, 2015

François Bon to Spend Week in Residence

Oct. 28-Nov. 3: Creative writer, multi-media artist, and digital activist François Bon spends a week in residence in the French section of GRLL. The author will conduct a five-part creative writing workshop (see times and locations here), take part in a roundtable on the book and the writer’s craft in the digital age (Oct. 29), perform selections from _Rock ‘n Roll: Un portrait de Led Zeppelin_ (Nov. 1), and screen and discuss the film _Paysage fer_ (Nov. 3). View the flier.


August 25, 2015

Intersession Program in Brazil: Portuguese Practical Conversation

Join the Portuguese Program in Brazil from January 2-23, 2016, for an amazing experience! Improve your Portuguese conversational and speaking skills in the exhilarating metropolis of Rio de Janeiro! Click to learn more.


August 17, 2015

Deadline Extended: German Graduate Student Conference Call for Papers

The German Graduate Student Conference will take place November 6-7, 2015: “Realism Bites: Disruptive Realisms in Modernity.” This call for paper invites submissions from a wide variety of disciplines that discuss competing aesthetic strategies. Please submit abstracts by August 28.


July 27, 2015

New Media Literacy Subdivision Announced

The Media Literacy subdivision of the Department of German and Romance Languages and Literatures is dedicated to the study of evolving cultures of literacy—from manuscripts and the material history of the book to performance, film, and emerging digital cultures—that each call for singular modes of readerly or spectatorial engagement.


March 30, 2015

The Italian Conference & Symposium 24-25 April 2015

The Italian Conference & Symposium GRLL Department at Johns Hopkins University The Many Forms Of The Decameron: Interpretations, Translations, and Adaptations Baltimore MD – 24-25 April 2015 Email: jhu.boccaccio@gmail.com Accommodation and Transportation The conference will take place at Johns Hopkins University Homewood Campus. The only hotel nearby is the Inn at the Colonnade. There are […]


December 19, 2014

Stephen Nichols Receives Humboldt Research Award

Stephen Nichols, James M. Beall Professor of French and Humanities, has been granted a prestigious Humboldt Research Award by the Alexander von Humboldt-Foundation. Click to read more.


November 19, 2014

Italian Graduate Conference Call for Papers

The Many Forms of the Decameron: Interpretations, Translations, and Adaptations April 24-26, 2015 Deadline for submissions is February 15, 2015. View more information here.


November 3, 2014

Hopkins Fall of the Wall Campus Weeks 2014

Join us Wednesday, Nov. 5, and Thursday, Nov. 6, at 5 p.m. for film screenings and discussion with German documentary filmmaker Andreas Voigt. View the flier here.