The course of study offers training in Hebrew and Yiddish language, literature, and culture in its many transnational iterations and focuses on the modern period while attending to the long […]
News & Announcements Archive
Congratulations to recent graduates Elisa Santucci, Maya Nitis, and Jason Yonover, who are now working at Johns Hopkins University, Morgan State University, and Princeton University. After successfully defending his dissertation […]
In 1986, Giuseppe Mazzotta, addressing the legacy of the great Dante scholar Charles Southward Singleton, argued that the fairest way to confront the power of Singleton’s work was to avoid […]
A warm welcome to Professor Arielle Saiber, new Head of the Italian section and Director of Italian Graduate Studies. Saiber received her Ph.D. in Italian Literature at Yale University. She […]
Please enjoy the Johns Hopkins University’s Portuguese Program 2021-2022 newsletter. The newsletter includes student stories, program highlights, and useful information from the last school year.
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.
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 – […]
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 […]
“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 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 […]