News & Announcements Archive


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 […]


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 […]


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: […]


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 […]