News & Announcements Archive
January 24, 2014
The German Program, with the support of the Max Kade Center for Modern German Thought, is pleased to announce 10 travel grants in the amount of $1,200 to support summer study abroad in Germany.
December 18, 2013
The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) has appointed Stephen G. Nichols CLIR Distinguished Presidential Fellow.
December 3, 2013
Deborah McGee Mifflin, director of the German Language Program, was awarded a Technology Fellowship Grant from the Center of Educational Resources for the development of a German online placement exam.
November 18, 2013
Meet two academic sleuths who are looking in places long ignored to discover new things about old texts.
November 14, 2013
Deborah McGee Mifflin has been elected to the Executive Council of the American Association of Teachers of German. As a member of the Council, Deborah will represent all chapters of the AATG in Delaware, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia.
November 13, 2013
The German section recently launched a new initiative in collaboration with the Program in International Studies. We created both a track and a focus area called Germany in a Globalized World.
August 16, 2013
Listen to Professor Christopher Celenza’s compelling interview about what Italian diplomat Niccolo Machiavelli had to say about politics, power, religion, and instabililty; and how, 500 years later, those ideas might fit current political realities.
April 25, 2013
French professor Stephen Nichols is among the new members elected to the 2013 class of American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
November 11, 2011
As America’s first research university, Johns Hopkins owes much of its legacy to the German model of higher education. So it seems particularly fitting for the Krieger School to serve as home for the new Max Kade Center for Modern German Thought, which launched late in the spring 2011 semester thanks to a generous grant from the Max Kade Foundation.
June 1, 2011
Atheists and religious fanatics are equally wrong about God, argues professor and philosopher William Egginton. To do right by humankind, he says, just a little belief means a lot.