Congratulations to Professor Samuel Spinner who was awarded a fellowship at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies. Professor Spinner will be on research leave in AY 2019-20 at the Mandel Center beginning work on his new book project, Museums of Words: Holocaust Museums and Literature.
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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 2019. Candidates should ideally have the following qualifications: M.A. required, PhD desirable with a concentration in Second Language Acquisition, Applied Linguistics or Foreign Language […]
Congratulations to Professor Katrin Pahl who was awarded a senior fellowship at the Internationales Kolleg für Kulturtechnikforschung und Medienphilosophie (IKKM) in Weimar for the summer semester 2019.
The Spanish Program in the Department of German and Romance Languages and Literatures presents its spring lecture series, which includes talks from a number of established scholars. All lectures are free and open to the public. Please join us! Tuesday, April 2: L. Elena Delgado (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign), “Conflicting Emotions and Flagged Nationalism: Spain […]
The Department of German & Romance Languages & Literatures presents the 2019 Graduate Summer Travel Grant for research in Germany. Please click here for more details: 2019MKGraduateSummerTravelGrantAnnouncement
Max Kade Center 2019 Undergraduate Summer Travel Grant Deadline Extended: March 27, 2019 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 (German language courses, seminars in other disciplines, internships) in Germany. […]
“Italian Ecologies: Italo Calvino and the Biosphere of the Anthropocene.” A lecture by Professor Serenella Iovino (The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill). March 26, Gilman 130G, 5:15 pm. When we imagine life in the Anthropocene, almost inevitably, images of faraway places appear: dead albatrosses on a Pacific island whose dying bodies are filled […]
From Feb. 26 to March 7, the 2019 Tournées Film Festival at JHU will bring six contemporary and classic French-language films to Hopkins’ Homewood Campus. This year’s screenings–all free and open to the public–include a rousing drama about political activism, a groundbreaking work of ethno-fiction, and important documentaries from masters of the form. The festival […]
What Do Emotions Have To Do With a Will? The Last Testament of Aurelio Barbieri (Bologna, 1597). A lecture by Professor Monica Calabritto (The Graduate Center, CUNY). February 26, Gilman 130G, 5:15 pm. In 1588 Paolo Barbieri, a wealthy Bolognese aristocrat, brutally murdered his young wife, Isabella Caccianemici, stabbing her seven times. As she lay […]
In the spring of 2017, I designed a new undergraduate film class as part of my research in environmental humanities: Ecocinema: Framing Italy’s Environmental Crisis. I assembled a substantial collection of Italian films dealing with environmental issues from the 1960s to the present, but, as usual, I had to exclude several good films because they […]