german News & Announcements Archive

Apply Now for the 2018 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 in the amount of $1,200 to support summer study abroad (German language courses, seminars in other disciplines, internships) in Germany. Applicants must be full-time graduate and undergraduates at Johns Hopkins University. Prior knowledge of […]

Job Search: Kurrelmeyer Chair in German

The German Program of the Department of German and Romance Languages and Literatures at Johns Hopkins University is searching for a senior scholar (full or advanced associate professor) with a distinguished research record and a national and international reputation to occupy the endowed Kurrelmeyer Chair of German. The program is committed to the philosophical exploration […]

German PhD Student Christiane Ketteler Completes Notable Projects

Christiane Ketteler has recently finished three projects and publications relating to her study as German Program PhD student. The projects include an internet platform against anti-Semitism, a translation, and a theatrical comment.

Congratulations Bryan Klausmeyer (German PhD, ’17)

Dr. Bryan Klausmeyer, who recently earned his PhD from the German Program, is beginning his second year as the Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in German Studies at Occidental College.

What Have German Program Undergrads Been Up To?

Good luck to Hannah Froehle (’13), who is beginning a Master’s in Economics and Management Sciences at the Humboldt University in Berlin. She graduated Hopkins with honors in German, for the thesis “Digging Beneath the Rubble: Ernst Jünger’s Kriegsmythos.” Chaconne Martin-Berkowicz (’17) spent a month in Berlin this past summer sponsored by a Max Kade […]

Congratulations to Deborah McGee Mifflin

Deborah McGee Mifflin, German Language Program Director, was chosen to represent the American Association of Teachers of German (AATG) as one of twenty leading teachers and professors of German from around the world to participate in a three-week seminar organized by the Internationaler Deutschlehrerverband (IDV) on the topic of teaching the language and culture of the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]