News & Announcements Archive

Not Forgiving, Not Forgetting: Narrating Contemporary Taranto on February 14

This spring, our series of events opens with a lecture by Professor Monica Seger (College of William & Mary), entitled Not Forgiving, Not Forgetting: Narrating Contemporary Taranto. This event takes place in Gilman 479, starting a 5:15 pm. The southern port city of Taranto has developed over the past 60+ years as one of contemporary Italy’s […]

Lecture: “History and the Latin American Novel: The Cases of Gabriel García Márquez and Carlos Fuentes”

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, […]

Director Alina Marazzi at Hopkins (November 27-30, 2017)

The Italian Program, CAMS, Film and Media, and the Program for the Study of Women, Gender and Sexuality are very proud to host critically acclaimed Italian filmmaker Alina Marazzi from November 27- 30, for a series of screenings and conversations with the Hopkins and Baltimore communities. Alina Marazzi is one of the most compelling independent […]

Movie Night: Central Station

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The Portuguese Program is hosting its third fall movie night 7:30-9:30 p.m., on Nov. 16. Central Station is an emotive journey of a former school teacher, who writes letters for illiterate people, and a young boy, whose mother has just died, as they search for the father he never knew. The movie will be shown […]

Dispatches from the Littlest Favela in Brazil

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The third installment of the Portuguese Program Speaker Series features Dr. Alessandro Angelini, Johns Hopkins University, speaking on, “Dispatches from the Littlest Favela in Brazil.” Join us in Levering – Sherwood Room, 1:30-2:45 p.m., Nov. 1. 

“Ferocity: Author and Editor in Conversation” on October 25

The Italian Program of the Department of German and Romance Languages & Literature and the Alexander Grass Humanities Institute are delighted to announce “Ferocity: Author and Editor in Conversation.” Nicola Lagioia, the critically acclaimed Italian writer, will present the just-released English-translation of his novel Ferocity while engaging in conversation with Michael Reynolds, editor-in-chief of his […]

October 24-November 15: Exhibition by Spanish photographer Fernando Sánchez

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 […]

Job Search: Kurrelmeyer Chair in German

The German Program of the Department of German and Romance Languages and Literatures at Johns Hopkins University is searching for a senior scholar (full or advanced associate professor) with a distinguished research record and a national and international reputation to occupy the endowed Kurrelmeyer Chair of German. The program is committed to the philosophical exploration […]

Movie Night: Madame Satã

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Join the Portuguese Program for movie night, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Oct. 19, in Gilman 479. Madame Satã is a loose portrait of João Francisco dos Santos, also known as Madame Satã, a sometimes chef, transvestite, lover, father, hero, and convict from Rio de Janeiro.

Speaker Series Presents, The Gods of the Diaspora

Fall 2017 speaker series flier

On Oct. 25, from 1:30.-2:45 p.m., join the Portuguese Program for, “The Gods of the Diaspora: Brazilian Migrant Faith in Comparative Perspective,” with Dr. Johanna Richlin, Johns Hopkins University. The event will take place in Levering – Sherwood Room.