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What a CEO and former French major tells his kids about studying in college

February 13, 2020

What a CEO and former French major tells his kids about studying in college.

UVA Ranked Number 1 for Study of Romance Languages in the USA

January 30, 2020

UVA Ranked Number 1 for Study of Romance Languges in the USA

John Lyons to give a paper

January 13, 2020

On January 17th,  John Lyons will give a paper at the memorial colloquium

Congratulations to PhD Candidate Stephanie Tsakeu Mazan

December 17, 2019

Publication of two articles. 

Fourth Year Ph.D. Candidate Claire-Marie Brisson's Francophone Podcast Attracts Media Attention

December 2, 2019

Fourth Year Ph.D. Candidate Claire-Marie Brisson's Francophone Podcast Attracts Media Attention

ACTFL Report: Foreign Language Demand Among U.S. Employers.

September 10, 2019

The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) and its Lead with Languages campaign, with the support

Congratulations to Maya Boutaghou

August 27, 2019

Her book "Occidentalismes" received Honorable Mention for the 2019 Anna Balakian Prize attrributed by the International Comparative Literary Association

Philippe Roger co-sponsored conference examining the past, present and future of the journal "Critique" in June at a castle in Normandy. Martin Rueff, a Professor at the University of Geneva will be a guest lecturer this Fall.

August 21, 2019

A week-long conference examining the past, present and future of the journal Critique, took place in June at Cerisy-la-Salle, a beautiful

Deborah McGrady named Executive Editor of the Journal, Digital Philology

August 14, 2019

Deborah McGrady is the new Executive Editor of the journal, Digital Philology:A Journal of Medieval Cultures, which is published with the

Algerian newspaper Liberté publishes article on Maya Boutaghou’s first novel

July 30, 2019

“Voyage d’Alger”

Congratulations to Dr. Sherri Rose (UVA PhD, French, 2013)

July 11, 2019

Sheri has earned tenure at Hillsdale College in Michigan!

Congratulations to Eric Essono Tsimi who earned his Doctoral Degree in French on Saturday, May 18, 2019. Dr. Tsimi has accepted a position as Senior Lecturer in Francophone Literary and Cultural Studies at The Ohio State University (Columbus).

May 23, 2019

Congratulations to Eric Essono Tsimi who earned his Doctoral Degree in French on Saturday, May 18, 2019.  He successfully defended his dissertation

Congratulations to Alexandra Natoli, (PhD, 2016), as she has accepted a position beginning in August 2019 at the University of Southern Indiana

May 23, 2019

Fellow Dr. Alexandra Natoli

Maya Boutaghou is pleased to announce the publication of a new collective book: Représentations de la guerre d’indépendance algérienne. Paris: Classiques Garnier, 2019.

May 22, 2019

Maya Boutaghou is pleased to announce the publication of a new collective book:

Deborah McGrady will be delivering a plenary talk at the10th International Colloquium on Christine de Pizan Conference to be held at the Université Sorbonne Nouvelle on June 18, 2019.

May 13, 2019

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Ari Blatt is pleased to announce the publication of a new book

April 22, 2019

 (co-edited with Edward Welch, U. of Aberdeen):  France in Flux: Space, Territory and Contemporary Culture Liverpool UP, 2019

John Lyons Presents

April 5, 2019

« La singularité dans la pensée de Leo Strauss  et le « pari » de Pascal »

John Lyons Presents

April 2, 2019

Tragédie et probabilité paradoxale : les récits concurrents

UVA French graduate, Peter Chekin's, PhD (2017) article has been accepted in the Zeitschrift für romanische Philologie, the premier venue for Romance Linguistics studies

March 4, 2019

Recent UVA French graduate, Peter Chekin, PhD (2017) article: "Jean de joinville and the Old French rhotic consonant" has been accepted by

Recent French graduate, Sam Campbell wins prestigious scholarship

February 28, 2019

Sam Campbell is serious about wildlife preservation – and now he has an avenue by which he can seriously pursue it.

The Writer's Gift or the Patron's Pleasure

Deborah McGrady announces publication of her new book. "The Writer's Gift or the Patron's Pleasure? The Literary Economy in Late Medieval France".

February 4, 2019

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UVA ranks as the top university in the country in number of BA degrees awarded in French

February 1, 2019

 George’s first book, Montaigne’s Career, Oxford, 1998

Congratulations to George Hoffmann, PhD UVA 1990 and Professor of French at U Michigan, on winning the MLA's prestigious Scaglione Prize for his latest book, Reforming French Culture: Satire, Spiritual Alienation, & Connection to Strangers, Oxford, 2017.

January 9, 2019

Congratulations to George Hoffmann, PhD UVA 1990 and Professor of French at U Michigan, on winning the MLA's prestigious Scaglione Prize for his la

Antoine

The film critic and historian Antoine de Baecque is visiting us from the École Normale Supérieure (Paris). He is hosting two screenings this week, and will be giving a lecture entitled “Le cinéma est mort! Vive le cinéma!” on the 31st.

October 31, 2018

The film critic and historian Antoine de Baecque is visiting us from the École Normale Supérieure (Paris).

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The UVA Department of French welcomed two guest speakers sponsored by The French Embassy, La Fondation Charles de Gaulle, and CCI Paris Ile-de-France on October 2.

October 2, 2018

The UVA Department of French welcomed two guest speakers sponsored by The French Embassy, La Fondation Charles de Gaulle, and CCI Paris Ile-de-Fran

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