The Spanish and Portuguese Program at Johns Hopkins University immerses you in experiencing the importance and influence of the Iberian, Latin American, and Luso-Afro-Brazilian histories, cultures, and languages worldwide. The program offers undergraduate majors and minors in Spanish and Portuguese, a Ph.D. program, and opportunities for students to be involved in research and study abroad.

The program features a faculty with expertise across the fields of early modern, modern, contemporary Latin American and Iberian literature and culture, foreign language teaching, linguistics, and second language acquisition. The program’s interdisciplinary strengths include ecocriticism, visual culture, media studies, intellectual history, and political thought.

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  • Environmental Humanities Research Initiative Spring Panels

    Posters for two panels featuring the speakers' names and presentation titles against a backgrounds of pictures of nature (trees and lakes).

    Organized and moderated by Prof. Gosetti-Ferencei, the department of MLL and the Alexander Grass Humanities Institute at JHU sponsored two Spring panels for the Environmental Humanities Research Initiative. A graduate-student […]

  • Reflexiones Cervantinas: William Egginton y la teatralidad de la ficción en la era de la posverdad

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    Prof William Egginton, Decker Professor in the Humanities and director of the Alexander Grass Humanities Institute at Johns Hopkins University, weighs theatricality, fictionality, literary criticism, continental philosophy, psychoanalysis and ethics, […]

  • Severn Teakle Wallis Award

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    This award is for outstanding essays in Spanish. The award comprises: Eligibility Application Process To apply for the award, please submit the following documents by April 1st (spring graduation), and November 1st (fall graduation), […]