News & Announcements Archive


Portuguese Program Fall Speaker Series: Honorable Ambassador Carlos W. Veiga

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Honorable Ambassador Carlos W. Veiga, Cape Verde’s Ambassador to the United States, presents, “The African Continental Free Trade Area and CPLP Countries,” on Oct. 7 from 1-2:30 p.m. in Levering – Great Hall. Can’t attend in person? Watch live via the webcast. Part of the Portuguese Program Fall 2019 Speaker Series.


Pizza Lunch

Come eat pizza, have fun, and learn more about the Portuguese Program on Oct. 23 from noon-1:30 p.m. in Levering, Great Hall. Sponsored by the JHU Portuguese Program and the Program in Latin American Studies.


Reading and Illustrating the Divine Comedy, Oct. 3rd – Gilman 479 – 5.15 PM

The copy of the Divine Comedy with the commentary by Cristoforo Landino, published in Venice by Pietro Piasi in 1491 and preserved in the House of Dante in Rome, presents a rich apparatus of annotations and painted figures that illustrate the salient passages of the poem. The dense mystery that has surrounded for a long […]


A Cognitive Scientific Approach to Italian Cinema, Sep. 25th Gilman 479 5.15 PM

This presentation was inspired by recent findings in neuro-aesthetics—the study of the impact of the arts on the nervous system.  Cinema has been found to have a particularly strong effect on the part of the brain housing mirror neurons, origin of such psychic processes as identification and empathy. Using clips from Gomorra and Io non […]


Building Bridges for Future Partnerships

STRENGTHENING GERMAN PROGRAMS IN THE MD/DC AREA One-Day Symposium Saturday, September 28, 2019 8:30am – 4:00pm Hosted at Johns Hopkins University Click here to REGISTER (20.00) We are excited to invite you to a very important event for German educators in the Maryland / DC Metro Region. On Saturday, September 28, the AATG Chapter will […]


Deborah McGee Mifflin elected as President of AATG

Congratulations to German Language Program Director Deborah McGee Mifflin who has been elected President of the Maryland / DC Metro chapter of the American Association of Teachers of German (AATG). We are grateful to her for her service to the department and to the field, where she has worked tirelessly to improve German language instruction […]


Portuguese Fall Speaker Series: Dr. Franklin Knight

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Dr. Franklin Knight, Lenonard and Helen R. Stulman Professor of History, presents, “Professor A.J.R. Russell-Wood and the Study of History,” on Sept. 23 from 1:30-2:45 p.m. in Hodson 305. Couldn’t make the lecture? Watch the webcast. Part of the Portuguese Program Fall 2019 Speaker Series.


Assistant Professor of Modern and Contemporary Lusophone Literatures

The Department of German and Romance Languages and Literatures at the Johns Hopkins University seeks to hire an Assistant Professor of modern and contemporary Lusophone literatures. The successful candidate will have a native-like or native command of Portuguese; a versatile research agenda; and a record of excellence in teaching. PhD in Portuguese required. Candidates whose […]


Study Abroad in Bahia, Brazil for Intersession 2020

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Apply now for 2020 Intersession study abroad in Brazil: Health, Politics, and Cultural Studies in Bahia. Students will earn 3 credits as they study in Brazil from Jan. 4-24. Applications are due Oct. 1. An information session will be held Monday, Sept. 23 from 3-4 p.m. in Levering Conference Room A.


Fall 2019 Portuguese Program Movie Nights

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This fall, join the Portuguese program for three movies: Bald Mountain on Sept. 19, Laerte-se on Oct. 17, and All the Reasons to Forget on Nov. 14. All movies will be shown in Gilman 479 at 7 p.m.