News & Announcements Archive


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 […]


Congratulations to Professor Katrin Pahl!

Congratulations to Professor Katrin Pahl who was awarded a senior fellowship at the Internationales Kolleg für Kulturtechnikforschung und Medienphilosophie (IKKM) in Weimar for the summer semester 2019.


Spanish Program Spring Lecture Series

Spanish Program Spring Lecture Series

The Spanish Program in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures presents its spring lecture series, which includes talks from a number of established scholars. All lectures are free and […]


Tournées Film Festival- February 26th – March 7th

From Feb. 26 to March 7, the 2019 Tournées Film Festival at JHU will bring six contemporary and classic French-language films to Hopkins’ Homewood Campus. This year’s screenings–all free and […]


Translating Italian Ecocinema: A Collaborative Project

Translating Italian Ecocinema: A Collaborative Project

In the spring of 2017, I designed a new undergraduate film class as part of my research in environmental humanities:  Ecocinema: Framing Italy’s Environmental Crisis.  I assembled a substantial collection […]


Gendered Mobilities on Italian Screens: Nov. 26

Gendered Mobilities on Italian Screens: Nov. 26

Gendered Mobilities on Italian Screens: Nation, Migration, and Biopolitics. A lecture by Professor Aine O’Healy (Loyola Marymount). November 26, 2018 | Gilman 479, 5:15 pm. Since the early 21st century Italian […]


Female Collusion in the Decameron: November 14

Female Collusion in the Decameron: November 14

Female Collusion in the Decameron: Reflection on Power, Knowledge, and Truth. A lecture by Professor Marilyn Migiel  (Cornell University).  November 14, 2018 | Gilman 479, 5:15pm Giovanni Boccaccio’s Decameron offers four novellas that involve […]