French Department responds to violence on UVA Grounds

MONTREAL
Courtesy:  Claire-Marie Brisson (PhD Candidate)

"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)

PhD Candidate Claire-Marie Brisson has been awarded the Jewish Studies Interdisciplinary Graduate Fellowship for the 2017-18 academic year.

PhD Candidate Claire-Marie Brisson has been awarded the Jewish Studies Interdisciplinary Graduate Fellowship for the 2017-18 academic year.  She will be a member of an interdisciplinary cadre of graduate fellows meeting several times within the semester to discuss topics of World War II, identity, the Shoah, and more.

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. 

Spring 2017

Graduate Courses

Advanced undergraduate students may enroll in graduate level courses with instructor permission.

FREN 5011 Old French

Advanced undergraduate students may enroll in graduate level courses with instructor permission.

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News & Announcements

"Professor Tsien's book 'Le Mauvais goût des autres' is reviewed in 'Le Monde.

October 2, 2017

  "Professor Tsien's book 'Le Mauvais goût des autres' is reviewed in 'Le Monde.   ... Read»

Jennifer Tsien’s book The Bad Taste of Others has been translated into French

August 30, 2017

Jennifer Tsien’s book The Bad Taste of Others has been translated into French.  Click here for more information.... Read»

Gladys Saunders presented a paper titled “What does the rapid spread of /u/-fronting in American English have to do with the teaching of French phonetics?” to an enthusiastic group of participants, at PTLC 2017 (August 11, 2017)

August 28, 2017

 

 Gladys Saunders presented a paper titled “What does the rapid spread of  /u/-fronting in American English have to do with the teaching of French phonetics?” to an... Read»

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