The Department of German and Romance Languages and Literatures presents: What’s the Use? Iberian Studies and the Quest for Relevance. A lecture by Sebastiaan Faber Professor and Chair of Hispanic Studies Oberlin College Tuesday, April 24, 2018 5:15 p.m. Gilman 288 Sebastiaan Faber, Professor and Chair of Hispanic Studies at Oberlin College, is the author, most recently, of Memory Battles […]
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The Department of German and Romance Languages and Literatures at the Johns Hopkins University seeks to appoint a full-time Lecturer to teach undergraduate courses in the Spanish Language Program beginning Fall 2018. Candidates should ideally have the following qualifications: M.A. required, PhD desirable with a concentration in Second Language Acquisition, Applied Linguistics or Foreign Language […]
On Wednesday, December 6th, Julio Ortega, Professor of Hispanic Studies at Brown University, will deliver a lecture titled, “History and the Latin American Novel: The Cases of Gabriel García Márquez and Carlos Fuentes,” at 1 p.m. in Gilman 479. The lecture is free and open to the public. Professor Ortega is an accomplished scholar, poet, […]
On October 24 at 6 p.m., Fernando Sánchez, one of Spain’s leading photojournalists, will premier his exhibition “Madrid, Urban Poetry” in the Q Space at the Milton S. Eisenhower Library. The exhibition will run from October 24 through November 15. Fernando Sánchez began his photographic work for the newspaper Público in 2008 and, since 2012, has […]
On September 15, 2017, at the residence of the Peruvian Ambassador to the United States, Dr. Sara Castro-Klarén was awarded Peru’s highest distinction, the Order of the Sun [La Orden del Sol del Perú] in the rank of Commander, on behalf of the President of Peru for her outstanding scholarly contributions to the study of […]
On Wednesday, Sept. 13, Christian Fernandez will deliver the lecture, “Mario Vargas Llosa and Gabriel García Márquez in Dialogue.” Fernandez is an associate professor in the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures at Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge. His scholarship focuses on Latin American colonial and postcolonial studies.
The Spanish Program is pleased to welcome Dr. Bécquer Seguín as Assistant Professor of Iberian Studies. Dr. Seguín will also be affiliated with the Center for Advanced Media Studies and the Program in Latin American Studies. His research is generally concerned with the cultural, political, and historical events that bind Europe and Latin America and his current […]
The Man Who Invented Fiction: How Cervantes Ushered in the Modern World explores Cervantes’ life and the world he lived in, showing how his influences converged in his work, and how his work—especially Don Quixote—radically changed the nature of literature and created a new way of viewing the world. Finally, it explains how that worldview went on to infiltrate art, politics, and science, and how the world today would be unthinkable without it.
In the early 17th century, a crippled, graying, almost toothless veteran of Spain’s wars against the Ottoman Empire published a book. It was the story of a poor nobleman, his brain addled from reading too many books of chivalry, who deludes himself that he is a knight errant and sets off on hilarious adventures. That book, […]
The Department of German and Romance Languages and Literatures at the Johns Hopkins University seeks to appoint a full-time lecturer to teach undergraduate courses at the advanced level in the Spanish Language Program beginning January 1, 2015. Click to learn more.