News & Announcements Archive


Brazilian Film Festival

Brazilian Film Festival

Come and enjoy an array of films focused on Brazilian music and the lives of the highly influential individuals that contributed to such rich melodies. Light refreshments will be served.


Portuguese Program Movie Night

Portuguese Program Movie Night

The Portuguese Program cordially invites you to join us once a month to watch Brazilian films. Enjoy popcorn and try a guarana (delicious Brazilian soda)!


Portuguese Program Speaker Series

Portuguese Program Speaker Series

Our inaugural Speaker Series offers experts presenting their research in order to inspire and challenge JHU’s audience. Refreshments will be served.


Hopkins Intersession Brazil: Afro-Brazilian Culture & History

Hopkins Intersession Brazil: Afro-Brazilian Culture & History

Join the Portuguese Program in Brazil from January 9-26, 2017, for an amazing experience! Study Afro-Brazilian culture and history while having a Portuguese language immersion experience in this rich agricultural, industrial & vibrant maritime district.


Portuguese and PLAS Lunch and Learn

Join us Monday, March 28, at noon in the Sherwood Room in Levering Hall for pizza and brigadeiro (Brazilian dessert) to learn all that the Portuguese Program and the Program […]


April 4-8: Brazil Film Week

The Portuguese Program and the Program in Latin American Studies present Exhibition: Cinema and Human Rights in the Southern Hemisphere. Please join us for a special viewing of these acclaimed […]


Prof. Egginton Publishes New Book on Cervantes

Prof. Egginton Publishes New Book on Cervantes

The Man Who Invented Fiction: How Cervantes Ushered in the Modern World explores Cervantes’ life and the world he lived in, showing how his influences converged in his work, and how his work—especially Don Quixote—radically changed the nature of literature and created a new way of viewing the world. Finally, it explains how that worldview went on to infiltrate art, politics, and science, and how the world today would be unthinkable without it.


Neta Stahl Awarded Fellowship

Neta Stahl Awarded Fellowship

Congratulations to Neta Stahl, who has been awarded an NEH fellowship for her project “Conceptions of the Divine in 20th-Century Hebrew Literature.”


Recap of the Brazil Symposium

See photos and videos from the JHU Focus on Brazil Symposium, held November 9-10, 2015.