News & Announcements Archive


Realism Bites: German Graduate Conference

Join the German graduate students on November 6-7 for the eighth bi-annual conference, titled Realism Bites: Disruptive Realisms in Modernity.


François Bon to Spend Week in Residence

Oct. 28-Nov. 3: Creative writer, multi-media artist, and digital activist François Bon spends a week in residence in the French section of GRLL. The author will conduct a five-part creative writing workshop (see times and locations here), take part in a roundtable on the book and the writer’s craft in the digital age (Oct. 29), perform selections from _Rock ‘n Roll: Un portrait de Led Zeppelin_ (Nov. 1), and screen and discuss the film _Paysage fer_ (Nov. 3). View the flier.


Intersession Program in Brazil: Portuguese Practical Conversation

Join the Portuguese Program in Brazil from January 2-23, 2016, for an amazing experience! Improve your Portuguese conversational and speaking skills in the exhilarating metropolis of Rio de Janeiro! Click to learn more.


Deadline Extended: German Graduate Student Conference Call for Papers

The German Graduate Student Conference will take place November 6-7, 2015: “Realism Bites: Disruptive Realisms in Modernity.” This call for paper invites submissions from a wide variety of disciplines that discuss competing aesthetic strategies. Please submit abstracts by August 28.


The Italian Conference & Symposium 24-25 April 2015

The Italian Conference & Symposium GRLL Department at Johns Hopkins University The Many Forms Of The Decameron: Interpretations, Translations, and Adaptations Baltimore MD – 24-25 April 2015 Email: jhu.boccaccio@gmail.com Accommodation and Transportation The conference will take place at Johns Hopkins University Homewood Campus. The only hotel nearby is the Inn at the Colonnade. There are […]


The Anthony J. R. Russell-Wood Undergraduate Award

Students enrolled in the Portuguese Language Program with intermediate language proficiency may apply for a travel/study award of $5,000 plus a round-trip ticket to Brazil. Deadline March 31. Click to learn more.


Summer Study Abroad: Portuguese & Brazilian Culture

Improve your Portuguese language skills in an intensive program and learn about Brazilian culture in the exhilarating metropolis of Rio de Janeiro! Click to learn more.


Stephen Nichols Receives Humboldt Research Award

Stephen Nichols, James M. Beall Professor of French and Humanities, has been granted a prestigious Humboldt Research Award by the Alexander von Humboldt-Foundation. Click to read more.


Italian Graduate Conference Call for Papers

The Many Forms of the Decameron: Interpretations, Translations, and Adaptations April 24-26, 2015 Deadline for submissions is February 15, 2015. View more information here.