News & Announcements Archive


April Symposiums and Lectures

The German program is hosting two virtual events in early April, which are open to the public. Visit the events section to get details and RSVP information about Sand Formations: […]


Remembering Kathy Loehmer

It is with great sadness that we let you know about the sudden death of Kathy Loehmer, senior academic program coordinator for the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures. Kathy […]


Professor emeritus Paul R. Olson dies at 95

Renowned for his scholarship and teaching of Spanish literature, Olson spent 30 years at Johns Hopkins, researching and writing about medieval Spanish and Italian literature, linguistics, 20th-century Spanish poetry, and […]


Apply for our PhD in Hebrew and Yiddish

The Hebrew and Yiddish subdivision of the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at Johns Hopkins is accepting applications for a fully-funded PhD program in Jewish Languages and Literatures, beginning […]


Two new books edited by Professor Rochelle Tobias

Two new books edited by Professor Rochelle Tobias

Rochelle Tobias has two books just out or forthcoming: Phenomenology to the Letter: Husserl and Literature (De Gruyter) Hölderlin’s Philosophy of Nature (Edinburgh University Press)


JHU senior wins Boren Scholarship to Mozambique

JHU senior wins Boren Scholarship to Mozambique

Eduardo da Costa, a senior in the Portuguese program at Hopkins, received the Boren Scholarship award to study Portuguese in Mozambique. The Boren is an opportunity for students to study […]


Congratulations to Jason Yonover

Congratulations to Jason Yonover, winner of the 2020 David Baumgardt Memorial Fellowship of the American Philosophical Association.


Italian Graduate Cat Freddo Awarded Two Fellowships

Italian Graduate Cat Freddo Awarded Two Fellowships

Catherine Freddo holds a B.A. in Italian language and literature from Smith College and a M.A. in History of the Italian language from Middlebury College. She is currently a Ph.D. […]


Italian Graduate Victoria Fanti Awarded Alexander Grass Fellowship

Italian Graduate Victoria Fanti Awarded Alexander Grass Fellowship

Doctoral candidate in Italian Victoria Fanti was awarded the “Alexander Glass Humanity Institute Graduate Research Fellowship” for spring 2020, for her dissertation project The New Killer Queens of Italian Renaissance Tragedy. […]


Where are they now? News from our grads

Where are they now? News from our grads

Please join us in congratulating our alumnus Francesco Brenna, who received his PhD in spring 2019 and joined the Department of French and Italian at Indiana University Bloomington this fall […]