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Portuguese Program Newsletter Volume 7

Please enjoy the Johns Hopkins University’s Portuguese Program Spring 2023 newsletter. The newsletter includes student stories, program highlights, and useful information from the last school year.


Dean’s Teaching Fellowship Award

Dean’s Teaching Fellowship Award

The Dean’s Teaching Fellowship provides graduate students an opportunity to grow as educators and scholars by allowing them to propose, design, and offer an undergraduate seminar course. Silvia Raimondi, a […]


Dante Society of America’s Undergraduate Essay Prize

Dante Society of America’s Undergraduate Essay Prize

We would like to congratulate Holly Nelson (’23), who has won the 2023 Dante Society of America’s “Dante Prize” for her essay “Absolving Matelda: Engaging with Ecofeminism in Dante’s Purgatorio.”  […]


Environmental Humanities Research Initiative Autumn Panel

Environmental Humanities Research Initiative Autumn Panel

December 5 at 5:30 pm until 7:30 pm “Visualizing Human and Ecological Loss in Latin America” (Gisela Heffes, Modern Languages and Literatures); “Beeing and Time: Toward a Literary Entomology” (Christiane Frey, Modern Languages and Literatures); […]


Call for 2024 MLN French issue contributions

The 2024 French issue of MLN invites original contributions, in English or in French, to a special issue entitled “Passage to the Nineteenth Century” edited by Daniel Desormeaux in collaboration […]


Severn Teakle Wallis Award

Severn Teakle Wallis Award

This award is for outstanding essays in Spanish. The award comprises: Eligibility Application Process To apply for the award, please submit the following documents by April 1st (spring graduation), and November 1st (fall graduation), […]


Blood Novels: Gender, Caste, and Race in Spanish Realism

Blood Novels: Gender, Caste, and Race in Spanish Realism

In the late nineteenth century, Spain’s most prominent writers – Juan Valera, Leopoldo Alas, and Benito Pérez Galdós – made blood a crucial feature of their fiction. In her talk, Julia Chang […]