"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)

Spring 2016

Creole Language Courses

CREO 1020 Elementary Creole II

Development of basic oral expression, listening and reading comprehension, and writing. 
Prerequisite: CREO 1010.

MWF 8:45 am -  9:45 am (Dramé)

Spring 2014

FREN 2933 - Oral & Written Expression in French

Prerequisite: Completion of FREN 2320 or equivalent. Permission of instructor for those having completed only FREN 2020. Students having completed French 3032 may not take this course.

Fall 2013

FREN 3031 - Intensive Grammar and Composition

Prerequisite: Completion of FREN 2020 or 2320 or exemption from FREN 2020 by the Placement Test; or a score of 3 on the AP French language exam; or a score of at least 660 on the SAT. Required as preparation for all subsequent courses except FREN 2933 and FREN 3030.

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News & Announcements

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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