| December 5 at 5:30 pm until 7:30 pm | “Visualizing Human and Ecological Loss in Latin America” (Gisela Heffes, Modern Languages and Literatures); “Beeing and Time: Toward a Literary Entomology” (Christiane Frey, Modern Languages […]
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A digital transatlantic workshop | JHU and RTWH Aachen | 22.–23. September 2023
Erica Weitzman (PhD, Comparative Literature, NYU, 2012) is Associate Professor of German at Northwestern University. She is the author of Irony’s Antics: Walser, Kafka, Roth, and the German Comic Tradition (Northwestern […]
Brad Harmon has been awarded a year-long fellowship from the American Scandinavian Foundation. Brad will spend the 2023/2024 academic year in Stockholm at Södertörn University, where he will conduct research […]
With funding from the Max Kade Center and other resources, German graduate students will head this summer to the: Congratulations to the students for proposing such fascinating projects!
As part of the research colloquium at the German Literature Archive in Marbach, Almut Slizyk gave a talk on the Jewish poet and philosopher Margarete Susman. Her talk drew on […]
Congratulations to graduate student Käthe Erichsen for delivering a paper at the Women in Exile conference hosted by the International Feuchtwanger Society and the University of Southern California. The title […]
Congratulations to graduate student Luke Beller who delivered a paper at this year’s meeting of the Deutscher Germanistenverband at the University of Paderborn. His contribution was entitled “Zwischen naivem Naturwesen und […]
Congratulations to recent graduates Elisa Santucci, Maya Nitis, and Jason Yonover, who are now working at Johns Hopkins University, Morgan State University, and Princeton University. After successfully defending his dissertation […]
Professor Bernadette Wegenstein‘s feature-length documentary The Conductor (2021) opened this winter to critical acclaim in a half-dozen North American cities, from New York to San Francisco. Wegenstein’s glowing portrait of […]
Congratulations to Maya Nitis on receiving a Gender and Racial Justice Scholars Research Award from JHU’s Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commemoration. For her project, “Decolonizing Knowledge in Pandemic Times,” mentored by […]
Congratulations to Almut Slizyk on receiving the David Detjen Research Grant to conduct research at the Deutsches Literaturarchiv. Almut will work on two projects at the archive. She will study […]
The German program is hosting two virtual events in early April, which are open to the public. Visit the events section to get details and RSVP information about Sand Formations: […]
Rochelle Tobias has two books just out or forthcoming: Phenomenology to the Letter: Husserl and Literature (De Gruyter) Hölderlin’s Philosophy of Nature (Edinburgh University Press)
Congratulations to Jason Yonover, winner of the 2020 David Baumgardt Memorial Fellowship of the American Philosophical Association.
The Leonard and Helen R. Stulman Jewish Studies Program presents the 15th Lavy Colloquium: Aesthetic Theories in Yiddish Nov 11. – Nov. 12. All sessions will take place at the […]
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). […]
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.
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.