Contact Us

Virtual Information Desk – Fall 2021

The French Department is available and ready to help you! You’ll find a list of common topics below, and you can directly reach out to the Professor listed.

If your question is not included in the list, please reach out to our staff. No matter what the question is, they will help you find the answer!

 

 

OFFICE HOURS

Maggie Kirschner

Monday thru Friday: 357 New Cabell Hall

8:00 am – 5:00 pm

mas3av@virginia.edu

 

     

 

 

QUESTIONS ABOUT THE FRENCH LANGUAGE PROGAM?

For answers to your questions about French 1000 through French 2000 classes

or the French Placement exam contact:

Professor Karen James, Language Program Director,  ksj7c@virginia.edu

Prof. James’ Fall 2021 Office Hours - First week of the semester:

Regular 2021 Fall semester office hours:

  • Tuesday 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Thursday, 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

and at other times by appointment.

Please contact me by email (ksj7c@virginia.edu) so that I can send you the Zoom meeting info.

Office hours in the first week of the semester:

  • Monday, 8/23:  3:30-5:00pm  [375 Cabell]
  • Tuesday, 8/24:  12:30-1:30pm, 3:30-5:00pm [375 Cabell]

  • Wednesday, 8/25: 9:00-10:30am [In Zoom, see below for sign-up information.*]

  • Thursday, 8/26: 12:30-1:30, 3:30-5:00pm[375 Cabell]

*For an advising appointment in Zoom on Wed., 8/25, please sign up in advance using this Google Doc.  I will then send you the Zoom meeting info. If you have any trouble using the Google Doc, please email me directly.

***OTHER IMPORTANT CONTACT INFORMATION:

For questions about the French Major or Minor, contact Jennifer Tsien, Director of the Undergraduate Program, email: jst8e@virginia.edu

For questions about the French Graduate Program, contact Maya Boutaghou, Director of Graduate Studies  fmb5s@virginia.edu

For questions about placement in French 3000 classes and above please contact Jennifer Tsien, Director of Undergraduate Program, jste@virginia.edu

For questions about the French Reading Exam, please email frenchexaminer@gmail.com  or go to https://french.as.virginia.edu/graduate-reading-exam-0  for more information.  Checks must be made out to the University of Virginia and must be received no later than the Friday before the exam.

For questions about the Lyon Program, please contact Leah Hicks at ldb7v@virginia.edu or call 434 243-2151 or go to https://educationabroad.virginia.edu/make-advising-appointment .

For questions about the Summer Learning Institute program, please go to https://SLI.virginia.edu or call 434 924-6552.

For questions about the Community Scholar Program please go to https://www.scps.virginia.edu/class-registration/community-scholar/ .

Declaration Forms & Minor Forms

If declaring a major or minor, completing these and bring either a hard copy or electronic copy when you are meeting with advisor. 
Major Form Click Here
Minor Form Click Here

FACULTY

 

 

TIME

DAYS

ZOOM INFORMATION

EMAIL

Mary Beth Allen

Appointment only
(Zoom only

Wednesday

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Contact Professor 

mea4ue@virginia.edu

Ari Blatt

Appointment only
(Zoom Only)

 Flex Hours Contact Professor for appointment  

ajb6f@virginia.edu

Maya Boutaghou

Appointment only

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Friday

Contact Professor 

fmb5s@virginia.edu

Kandioura Drame

Appointment only
  (Zoom Only)

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Thursday and Friday

Contact Professor 

kd4j@virginia.edu

Rachel Geer

Appointment only
   (Zoom Only)

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Monday and Wednesday

Contact Professor 

rcg2s@virginia.edu

Elizabeth Hall

Appointment only
 Use Sign Up Tool in Collab or email professor.

Monday & Wednesday

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Contact Professor 

ebh3f@virginia.edu

Pascale Hapgood

Appointment Only 9:30 am - 11:30 am Wednesday Contact Professor

pah4j@virginia.edu

Janet Horne

Appointment only

3:30 pm- 5:00 pm, or via Zoom by appointment

Thursday

Contact Professor 

jrh9e@virginia.edu

Karen James

Appointment only

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Tuesday

Contact Professor 

ksj8c@virginia.edu

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Thursday

Nicolas Lombart

Appointment only

Appointment Only  

Contact Professor 

nl2uy@virginia.edu

Claire Lyu

Appointment only
Zoom Only
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm Thursday Contact Professor cl9t@virginia.edu 

John Lyons

Appointment only  

  

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm 

Monday

Contact Professor 

jdl2f@virginia.edu

Appointment only

     (Zoom only)

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Thursday

Contact Professor 

jdl2f@virginia.edu

Deborah McGrady

Appointment only
      (Zoom only)

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Wednesday

Contact Professor 

dlm4z@virginia.edu

Amy Ogden

Appointment only 
  (Zoom only)

2:00 pm - 3:45 pm

Thursday

Contact Professor 

avo2n@virginia.edu

Cecile Rey

Appointment only 

   Zoom only 

Contact Professor
for Zoom ID and Password

Contact Professor 

chr2u@virginia.edu

 

 

 

 

Contact Professor 

ppr2n@virginia.edu

Gladys Saunders

Appointment only

 

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Tuesday
(phone only:
434 924-7807)

Contact Professor 

ges6n@virginia.edu

Spyridon Simotas

Appointment only
(Zoom Only)
2:00 pm - 2:45 pn

Monday, Wednesday, Friday

2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Contact Professor 

ss4ws@virginia.edu

Jennifer Tsien

Appointment only
(Zoom Only)

Wednesday

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Contact Professor 

jst8e@virginia.edu

       

 

 

GRADUATE TEACHING ASSISTANTS

 

TIME

DAYS

ZOOM INFORMATION

EMAIL

 

Sana Abdi

Appointment only

 

 

Contact Professor 

sa3gk@virginia.edu

Ninon Bartz

Appointment only

Wednesday

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
(Zoom Only)

Contact Professor 

nb4hm@virginia.edu

Claire-Marie Brisson

Appointment only

Tuesday and Thursday

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Contact Professor 

cmb8uq@virginia.edu

Nouha Gammar

Appointment only
(Zoom Only)

Friday

11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Contact Professor 

ng3bw@virginia.edu

Eleni Karalexis Appointment only  Wednesday

10:00 am - 12:00 pm
      
(Zoom only)

Contact Professor ehk3fd@virginia.edu

Loren Lee

Appointment only

 

Tuesday

10:00 am - 12:00 pm 
(Zoom only)

Contact Professor 

lel7qsf@virginia.edu

Emily Marks

Appointment only

Tuesday (Zoom only)

10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Contact Professor 

egm5gj@virginia.edu

Miller McLean

Appointment only

Tues & Wed

11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Contact Professor 

dmm9py@virginia.edu

Megan O'Donoghue

Appointment only
(Zoom Only)

Monday 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Contact Professor mko6ye@virginia.edu
Thursday 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Contact Professor

mko6ye@virginia.edu

Nnenna Onyima

Appointment only
in person and Virtual

Friday

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Contact Professor 

no5dde@virginia.edu

Kelley Rose

Appointment only

Mondays and Wednesdays via Zoom

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Contact Professor 

klr9ph@virginia.edu

Saira Sohail

Appointment only

 

 

Contact Professor 

ss5ea@virginia.edu

Paige Tierney

Appointment only
(Zoom Only)

 Only by appointment

No set hours

Contact Professor 

pkt5dh@virginia.edu

 

Directions

The Department of French is located on the Third Floor of New Cabell Hall (intersection of JPA and Ruppel).

Street Address:

1605 Jefferson Park Avenue
University of Virginia
Department of French
New Cabell Hall, Room 358
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4770

Mailing Address:

Department of French
P.O. Box 400770
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4770

Main Office: New Cabell Hall, Room 358
434-924-7158
kah6f@virginia.edu

Parking: Hourly visitor parking available in the Central Grounds Parking Garage on Emmet St.