The Department of German and Romance Languages and Literatures announces the Severn Teackle Wallis Memorial Prize. The amount of $250 shall be awarded for an essay or other original work on Spanish or Latin American literature, literary history, culture, or art.
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Membership is open to all students, sophomores and above, including graduate students, and faculty members. Deadline to apply is March 13, 2014.
The JHU Tournées Festival, now in its fifth year, will bring seven French-language films to the Homewood Campus February 20 to March 2. This year’s screenings—all free and open to the public—include a physical comedy, thrillers, a behind-the-scenes documentary on a fabled restaurant, and Leos Carax’s indescribable Holy Motors.
The German Program, with the support of the Max Kade Center for Modern German Thought, is pleased to announce 10 travel grants in the amount of $1,200 to support summer study abroad in Germany.
The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) has appointed Stephen G. Nichols CLIR Distinguished Presidential Fellow.
Deborah McGee Mifflin, director of the German Language Program, was awarded a Technology Fellowship Grant from the Center of Educational Resources for the development of a German online placement exam.
Meet two academic sleuths who are looking in places long ignored to discover new things about old texts.
Deborah McGee Mifflin has been elected to the Executive Council of the American Association of Teachers of German. As a member of the Council, Deborah will represent all chapters of the AATG in Delaware, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia.
French professor Stephen Nichols is among the new members elected to the 2013 class of American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Atheists and religious fanatics are equally wrong about God, argues professor and philosopher William Egginton. To do right by humankind, he says, just a little belief means a lot.