Spanish News & Announcements Archive


Lifetime Achievement Award from LASA

Lifetime Achievement Award from LASA

The Latin American Studies Association (LASA) – Peru Section has named JHU Professor Emerita of Spanish Sara Castro-Klarén a winner of a Lifetime Achievement Award. The leadership of LASA – […]


Professor emeritus Paul R. Olson dies at 95

Renowned for his scholarship and teaching of Spanish literature, Olson spent 30 years at Johns Hopkins, researching and writing about medieval Spanish and Italian literature, linguistics, 20th-century Spanish poetry, and […]


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 […]


Films You Can’t See Anywhere Else

The department, in partnership with the Center for Advanced Media Studies; the Program for the Study of Women, Gender, and Sexuality; the Alexander Grass Humanities Institute; and the JHU-MICA Film […]


Spanish Program Fall Lecture Series

The Spanish Program presents its fall lecture series, which includes talks from established and emerging scholars from across the United States and England. Please join us! Monday, Sept. 24: Álvaro […]


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.