News & Announcements Archive

December 18, 2013

CLIR Appoints Stephen Nichols Distinguished Presidential Fellow

The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) has appointed Stephen G. Nichols CLIR Distinguished Presidential Fellow.


December 3, 2013

Deborah McGee Mifflin Awarded Technology Fellowship Grant

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

In the Margins

Meet two academic sleuths who are looking in places long ignored to discover new things about old texts.


November 14, 2013

German Language Program Director Elected to the Executive Council of the AATG

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

Germany in a Globalized World Track With International Studies

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

Audio: Christopher Celenza Interviewed on Late Night Live

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

Stephen Nichols Named AAAS Fellow

French professor Stephen Nichols is among the new members elected to the 2013 class of American Academy of Arts and Sciences.


November 11, 2011

Max Kade Center Launched

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

Man in the Middle

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.