News & Announcements Archive


Lecture: “What’s the Use?: Iberian Studies and the Quest for Relevance”

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 […]


“Babylon Berlin” Watch Party! With Snacks! March 28 @ 5

Join Professor Sam Spinner for a screen of the first episode of the new Netflix series “Babylon Berlin” and a discussion of the show’s cultural context in interwar Berlin. Berlin specialties will be served! March 28, 5-6:30 PM Gilman 479


Conference: Modes of Formation and the Thinking of Possibility (April 6 & 7)

In conjunction with the Anneliese Maier Research Award and the University of Cologne, the Max Kade Center for Modern German Thought and GRLL will host a conference on April 5 and 6. April 6, Gilman 479 April 7, Gilman 288 Speakers to include: Anja Lemke (Cologne), Niklaus Largier (UC Berkeley), Rochelle Tobias (JHU), Márton Dornbach […]


Portuguese Program Speaker Series

2018 speaker series poster

The spring speaker series kicks off on March 26 with Dr. Talía Guzmán-González from the Library of Congress, discussing “Luso-Brazilian Treasures in the Nations Library.” Then, on April 23, hear Nicole Labruto from MIT talk about, “Nationalizing Nature.” Both events are 1-3 p.m. in the Sherwood Room of Levering Hall. 


“Digitizing Early Modern Music and Poetry.” March 13, 5:30 pm, Gilman 479

The Italian Program presents: “Digitizing Early Modern Music and Poetry: The Tasso in Music Project,” a lecture by Professor Emiliano Ricciardi. Emiliano Ricciardi is Assistant Professor of Music History at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He holds a Ph.D. from Stanford University, which he completed in 2013 with the support of an ACLS/Mellon fellowship, and […]


Apply Now for the 2018 Robert Bruce Roulston Fund Grant

GRLL is accepting applications for summer research support in the amount of $1,250 to be awarded to one graduate student in the German Program to support their summer research from May 14 to August 14, 2018. Interested students should submit a 1-2 page research proposal by email to: Teri M. Caughman German & Romance Languages […]