News & Announcements Archive


Portuguese Fall Speaker Series: Dr. Franklin Knight

Portuguese Fall Speaker Series: Dr. Franklin Knight

Dr. Franklin Knight, Lenonard and Helen R. Stulman Professor of History, presents, “Professor A.J.R. Russell-Wood and the Study of History,” on Sept. 23 from 1:30-2:45 p.m. in Hodson 305. Couldn’t make the lecture? Watch the webcast. Part of the Portuguese Program Fall 2019 Speaker Series.


Study Abroad in Bahia, Brazil for Intersession 2020

Study Abroad in Bahia, Brazil for Intersession 2020

Apply now for 2020 Intersession study abroad in Brazil: Health, Politics, and Cultural Studies in Bahia. Students will earn 3 credits as they study in Brazil from Jan. 4-24. Applications are due Oct. 1. An information session will be held Monday, Sept. 23 from 3-4 p.m. in Levering Conference Room A.


Fall 2019 Portuguese Program Movie Nights

Fall 2019 Portuguese Program Movie Nights

This fall, join the Portuguese program for three movies: Bald Mountain on Sept. 19, Laerte-se on Oct. 17, and All the Reasons to Forget on Nov. 14. All movies will be shown in Gilman 479 at 7 p.m.


Special MLN Italian 2021: Elena Ferrante in a Global Context

Special MLN Italian 2021: Elena Ferrante in a Global Context

The board of MLN Italian is delighted to announce that its 2021 issue will be devoted to the work of Elena Ferrante. Guest editors: Professors Tiziana De Rogatis, Stiliana Milkova, and Katrin […]


New Book on Literary Forgery

New Book on Literary Forgery

Professor Walter Stephens and Earle Havens, Kurrelmeyer Curator of Rare Books at the JHU libraries, recently published Literary Forgery in Early Modern Europe 1450-1800, a collection of 13 essays on the […]


“Sex Changes with Kleist” by Professor Katrin Pahl

“Sex Changes with Kleist” by Professor Katrin Pahl

Professor Pahl’s new book Sex Changes with Kleist analyzes how the dramatist and poet Heinrich von Kleist (1777–1811) responded to a change in the conception of sex and gender that occurred between 1790 and 1810.


Dr. Richard Macksey (1931-2019)

The Department of German and Romance Languages and Literatures shares its deep regret and sympathy upon the loss of Dr. Richard Macksey (1931-2019), for decades a guiding light in the […]


Congratulations to Professor Samuel Spinner!

Congratulations to Professor Samuel Spinner who was awarded a fellowship at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies.  Professor Spinner will […]