Noa Steimatsky, professor of film history at Sarah Lawrence College and author of Italian Locations (U Minnesota, 2008) and the award-winning The Face on Film (Oxford, 2017), will present a talk on new research about the troubling history of the Cinecittà film studios during and immediately after World War II. Her research powerfully speaks to the intersections of race and representation, transnational history and cinema theory. This lecture is co-sponsored by The […]
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The Department of German and Romance Languages and Literatures, in partnership with the Center for Advanced Media Studies; the Program for the Study of Women, Gender, and Sexuality; the Alexander Grass Humanities Institute; and the JHU-MICA Film Center presents: “Films You Can’t See Anywhere Else” A double-feature screening of O Babado da Toinha (Brazil, 2014) […]
“On Location: Italian Ecocinema” by Elena Past, Wayne State University and “Ecologies of Mobility in Contemporary Italian Literature” by Enrico Cesaretti, Virginia University
Apply now for 2019 Intersession study abroad in Cape Verde: Service Learning & Luso-African Society. Students will earn 3 credits as they study in Cape Verde from Jan. 6-25. Applications are due Oct. 1. Apply on the Study Abroad website.
The Spanish Program in the Department of German and Romance Languages and Literatures presents its fall lecture series, which includes talks from established and emerging scholars from across the United States and England. Please join us! Monday, Sept. 24: Álvaro Santana Acuña (Whitman College), “One Hundred Years of Solitude: The Making of a Global Literary […]
Join us from 2-3:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 12 for “Diaspora, Psychoanalysis, and Literature in Brazil” with Betty Milan. The event will take place in Mergenthaler 266 and refreshments will be served.
The German program is hosting two events related to the recent bicentenary of Karl Marx’s birth. A screening of “The Young Marx” (2017), directed by Raoul Peck, will be held on October 3, Wednesday, at 6 pm in Remsen 101. Refreshments will be provided. On October 11, Thursday, starting at 5:30 pm an informal discussion about the Marxian legacy will […]
This fall, join the Portuguese program for three movies: The Man from the Future on Sept. 20, Back & Forth on Oct. 25, and Aquarius on Nov. 15. All movies will be shown in Gilman 479 from 7:30-9:30 p.m.
The Portuguese Program Speaker Series presents, “Rites of Passage and Belonging in Jorge Amado’s os Capitães da Areia,” a lecture by Lauren Judy Reynolds, PhD, assistant professor, University of North Alabama. The lecture will take place from 10-11:30 a.m., Friday, Sept. 21 in Hodson 203. Refreshments will be served.
Jason Yonover’s essay “Goethe, Maimon, and Spinoza’s Third Kind of Cognition” was just published in the 25th volume of the Goethe Yearbook, edited by Adrian Daub (Stanford) and Elisabeth Krimmer (UC Davis). The article is available for download via Cambridge Core, JSTOR, and other resources.