News & Announcements Archive


Lecture: “Mario Vargas Llosa and Gabriel García Márquez in Dialogue”

Lecture: “Mario Vargas Llosa and Gabriel García Márquez in Dialogue”

On Wednesday, Sept. 13, Christian Fernandez will deliver the lecture, “Mario Vargas Llosa and Gabriel García Márquez in Dialogue.” Fernandez is an associate professor in the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures at Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge. His scholarship focuses on Latin American colonial and postcolonial studies.


German PhD Student Christiane Ketteler Completes Notable Projects

Christiane Ketteler has recently finished three projects and publications relating to her study as German Program PhD student. The projects include an internet platform against anti-Semitism, a translation, and a theatrical comment.


Congratulations Bryan Klausmeyer (German PhD, ’17)

Dr. Bryan Klausmeyer, who recently earned his PhD from the German Program, is beginning his second year as the Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in German Studies at Occidental College.


What Have German Program Undergrads Been Up To?

Good luck to Hannah Froehle (’13), who is beginning a Master’s in Economics and Management Sciences at the Humboldt University in Berlin. She graduated Hopkins with honors in German, for […]


Congratulations to Deborah McGee Mifflin

Deborah McGee Mifflin, German Language Program Director, was chosen to represent the American Association of Teachers of German (AATG) as one of twenty leading teachers and professors of German from […]


Welcome to Bécquer Seguín

Welcome to Bécquer Seguín

The Spanish Program is pleased to welcome Dr. Bécquer Seguín as Assistant Professor of Iberian Studies. Dr. Seguín will also be affiliated with the Center for Advanced Media Studies and the […]


Welcome to Samuel Spinner

Welcome to Samuel Spinner

The German Program is pleased to welcome Dr. Samuel Spinner as an Assistant Professor and the Tandetnik Chair in Yiddish Literature, Language, and Culture. Dr. Spinner is an expert on […]


Read the Inaugural Portuguese Program Newsletter

Read the Inaugural Portuguese Program Newsletter

Please enjoy the first edition of Johns Hopkins University’s Portuguese Program newsletter. We hope this will be a successful vehicle for communicating fun and useful information to our students, the JHU community, parents, donors, alumni, and friends.


Max Kade Center International Conference, March 30 to April 1

Max Kade Center International Conference, March 30 to April 1

The Max Kade Center for Modern German Thought will hold an international conference, harmonisch entgegengesetzt: Hölderlin’s Philosophy of Nature, from March 30 to April 1 on the relation between Hölderlin’s poetic theory […]