This presentation was inspired by recent findings in neuro-aesthetics—the study of the impact of the arts on the nervous system. Cinema has been found to have a particularly strong effect […]
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STRENGTHENING GERMAN PROGRAMS IN THE MD/DC AREA One-Day Symposium Saturday, September 28, 2019 8:30am – 4:00pm Hosted at Johns Hopkins University Click here to REGISTER (20.00) We are excited to […]
Congratulations to German Language Program Director Deborah McGee Mifflin who has been elected President of the Maryland / DC Metro chapter of the American Association of Teachers of German (AATG). […]
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 […]
Professor Laura Di Bianco was awarded the “Lauro De Bosis Postdoctoral Fellowship in the History of Italian Civilization” at Harvard University, for spring 2020, for her research project Crumbling Beauty. […]
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 […]
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.
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 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 who was awarded a senior fellowship at the Internationales Kolleg für Kulturtechnikforschung und Medienphilosophie (IKKM) in Weimar for the summer semester 2019.