News & Announcements Archive


Examining the Haitian Revolution

Examining the Haitian Revolution

According to Daniel Desormeaux, William D. and Robin Mayer Professor, secrecy is a key part of Haitian history. He has been interested in the political history of secrets, especially secrets surrounding the Haitian Revolution, for decades. Read about his current research in the Spring 2022 issue of Arts & Science Magazine.


Lifetime Achievement Award from LASA

Lifetime Achievement Award from LASA

The Latin American Studies Association (LASA) – Peru Section has named JHU Professor Emerita of Spanish Sara Castro-Klarén a winner of a Lifetime Achievement Award. The leadership of LASA – […]


The Conductor (2021)

The Conductor (2021)

Professor Bernadette Wegenstein‘s feature-length documentary The Conductor (2021) opened this winter to critical acclaim in a half-dozen North American cities, from New York to San Francisco. Wegenstein’s glowing portrait of […]


Global Ecologies: “The Fiction of Colorblind Italy”

“The Fiction of Colorblind Italy and Orio Vergani’s Io, povero negro (1928)” A lecture by Professor Stephanie Malia Hom (Assistant Professor of Transnational Italian Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara). […]


Hebrew Language, Spring 2022

Hebrew Language, Spring 2022

Hebrew language will be offered on three levels in the spring semester, beginner, intermediate, and advanced. All classes are multimodal, interactive and intercultural, offering students the opportunity to hone their […]


This Year in the Portuguese Program

Please enjoy the Johns Hopkins University’s Portuguese Program 2020-2021 newsletter. The newsletter includes student stories, program highlights, and useful information from the last school year.


New book by Samuel Spinner: Jewish Primitivism

New book by Samuel Spinner: Jewish Primitivism

Professor Spinner’s new book Jewish Primitivism was published by Stanford University Press in July 2021. Around the beginning of the twentieth century, Jewish writers and artists across Europe began depicting […]


Almut Slizyk receives David Detjen Research Grant

Almut Slizyk receives David Detjen Research Grant

Congratulations to Almut Slizyk on receiving the David Detjen Research Grant to conduct research at the Deutsches Literaturarchiv. Almut will work on two projects at the archive. She will study […]


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: […]