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)


Courtesy: Ari Blatt (Faculty)


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

Place Bellecour, Lyon

Courtesy: Maggie Stein (Staff)

Maas Essay Prize Due - October 1, 2018 by 5 pm NCH 358

Maas Essay Prize
Due October 1, 2018

The Department of French at the University of Virginia announces the annual essay competition for The Lieutenant Commander Charles Oscar Maas, USNRF, Assistant Naval Attaché to the  American Embassy, Paris, France, World War I, Prize.

The Maas Prize awards of up to $5,000 for Continued Learning about France and French-­‐Speaking Cultures


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