"The only thing certain is that nothing is certain."

- Pliny the Elder (as quoted by Montaigne, on the ceiling beams of his home)

Courtesy: Gary Ferguson (Faculty)

Paris Plage

Courtesy: Gary Ferguson (Faculty)

UVa in Lyon

Courtesy: Amanda Selsky (CLAS '17)

Paris

Courtesy: Ari Blatt (Faculty)

Paris

Courtesy: Anna Robinson (J-Term Paris, 2017)

Place Bellecour, Lyon

Courtesy: Maggie Stein (Staff)

Moroccan Desert

Courtesy: Meg Gould (CLAS '15)

Congratulations to graduate student Eric Essono Tsimi for the imminent publication of his new novel, "Les Ex ne meurent jamais," forthcoming from L'Orpailleur Press in a few short weeks!

UVa graduate student, Eric Essono Tsimi will have the imminent publication of his new novel "Les Ex ne meurent jamais," forthcoming from L'Orpailleur Press in a few short weeks!  Congratulations Eric!

15 Ph.D students completed the Business French Training Session organized by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the US and the UVA Dept of French. Read more...

The Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the U.S. in cooperation with the Paris International Chamber of Commerce and the French Department at the University of Virginia have organized a professional training session in Business French for 15 Ph.D. students , in Charlottesville, VA. Advanced PhD candidates and recent graduates from across the country gathered from May 29 to June 2, 2017 for a hands-on training in curriculum and preparation for Business French classes. The course was designed by the Paris International Chamber of Commerce (CCIP) and taught by François Renaud. 

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15 Ph.D students completed the Business French Training Session organized by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the US and the UVA Dept of French. Read more...

June 8, 2017

The Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the U.S. in cooperation with the Paris International Chamber of Commerce and the French Department at the University of Virginia have organized a... Read»

Congratulations to graduate student Eric Essono Tsimi for the imminent publication of his new novel, "Les Ex ne meurent jamais," forthcoming from L'Orpailleur Press in a few short weeks!

February 6, 2017

UVa graduate student, Eric Essono Tsimi will have the imminent publication of his new novel "Les Ex ne meurent jamais," forthcoming from L'Orpailleur Press in a few short weeks!  Congratulations... Read»

The Department of French is delighted to welcome Prof. Vincent Michelot, from Sciences Po in Lyon, who joins us this semester as a visiting professor teaching an undergraduate seminar on contemporary French politics and society.

January 24, 2017

The Department of French is delighted to welcome Prof. Vincent Michelot, from Sciences Po in Lyon, who joins us this semester as a visiting professor. Professor Michelot, a long-time friend of the... Read»

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