News & Announcements Archive


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.


Special MLN Italian 2021: Elena Ferrante in a Global Context

The board of MLN Italian is delighted to announce that its 2021 issue will be devoted to the work of Elena Ferrante. Guest editors: Professors Tiziana De Rogatis, Stiliana Milkova, and Katrin Wehling Giorgi The global success of Elena Ferrante’s Neapolitan Novels has firmly established the author as one of the most powerful voices of contemporary World […]


Professor Di Bianco Awarded the Lauro De Bosis Postdoctoral Fellowship

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Professor Laura Di Bianco was awarded the “Lauro De Bosis Postdoctoral Fellowship in the History of Italian Civilization” at Harvard University, for spring 2020, for her research project Crumbling Beauty. Italian Cinema in the Age of the Anthropocene.


New Book on Literary Forgery

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Professor Walter Stephens and Earle Havens, Kurrelmeyer Curator of Rare Books at the JHU libraries, recently published Literary Forgery in Early Modern Europe 1450-1800, a collection of 13 essays on the subject (Johns Hopkins UP, 2018).