News & Announcements Archive

March 19, 2014

Apply Now for William H. McClain Dissertation Fund (German)

The William H. McClain Dissertation Fund provides dissertation support for a doctoral candidate in German.

March 18, 2014

Junior Lecturer Receives New Position

The French section is pleased to announce that Hanna Roman has received, and accepted, the three-year Mellon position of Assistant Professor of Eighteenth-Century Studies in the Department of French and Italian at Vanderbilt University.

March 6, 2014

Apply for the Singleton Graduate Travel Fellowship for Research in Italy

We are accepting applications for two summer travel fellowships of $3,500 each, reserved for Johns Hopkins graduate students, who need to be in Italy to work on their research.

March 6, 2014

Apply for a 2014 Summer Travel Grant for Research in Germany or Austria

Graduate students can apply now for the Cornelia Hohenberg Kaye Memorial Research Grant in German-Austrian Culture 2014 Summer Travel Grant for Research in Germany or Austria.

March 6, 2014

Spanish/Latin American Essay Competition Open to Undergrads

The Department of German and Romance Languages and Literatures announces the Severn Teackle Wallis Memorial Prize. The amount of $250 shall be awarded for an essay or other original work on Spanish or Latin American literature, literary history, culture, or art.

March 5, 2014

Become a Member of Pi Delta Phi, the French National Honor Society

Membership is open to all students, sophomores and above, including graduate students, and faculty members. Deadline to apply is March 13, 2014.

February 25, 2014

Elisabeth Strowick Awarded Fellowship

Elisabeth Strowick, department chair and professor of German, was awarded a fellowship from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation to pursue research on “Atmospheric Poetics: Goethe – Stifter – Fontane” at the Friedrich Schlegel Graduate School of Literary Studies, Free University Berlin, in summer 2014.

February 10, 2014

The 2014 Tournées Festival of Contemporary French Cinema

The JHU Tournées Festival, now in its fifth year, will bring seven French-language films to the Homewood Campus February 20 to March 2. This year’s screenings—all free and open to the public—include a physical comedy, thrillers, a behind-the-scenes documentary on a fabled restaurant, and Leos Carax’s indescribable Holy Motors.

January 24, 2014

Apply Now for the 2014 Max Kade Center Summer Travel Grant

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

CLIR Appoints Stephen Nichols Distinguished Presidential Fellow

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