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Deborah McGrady will deliver the plenary lecture, “The Politics of Bibliophilia: The Case of Louis d'Orléans”  at The Inaugural Durham History of the Book Conference: Bibliophilia and Bibliophobia via zoom on 29 June 2020 at 5pm London time/ 12pm EDT

June 28, 2020

Black Lives Matter Solidarity Statement

June 27, 2020

The Department of French grieves with our world, our nation, and our university and local community following the brutal and senseless death of Geo

Perspectives on Teaching Language and Content by Stacey Katz Bourns, Cheryl Krueger, and Nicole Mills is now in print (Yale University Press, 2020).

June 25, 2020

The Department of French is saddened to learn of the death of Emeritus Associate Professor Lionel Duisit

June 4, 2020

April 14, 1923 - May 5, 2020 Lionel R. Duisit, born in Lyon, France, in 1923, passed away on May 5, 2020, at the age of 97.

The Department of French Virtual Celebration and Degree Conferral for the UVA Class of 2020

May 14, 2020

Deborah McGrady does interview with John Hopkins University Press on journal she edited Digital Philology Explores: "Medieval Vulnerabilities"; JHU Press.

May 12, 2020

‘’BAAMUM NAFI’’ DE MAMADOU DIA REMPORTE LE PRIX LONG MÉTRAGE FICTION

May 4, 2020

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Additional course added for Fall 2020: FREN 3034 ADVANCED ORAL EXPRESSION: :CONTEMPORARY CULTURE IN CONVERSATION - TAUGHT BY DEBORAH MCGRADY

April 27, 2020

FALL 2020 ADDITIONAL COURSE OFFERING

FREN 3034 Advanced Oral Expression – “Contemporary Culture in Conversation”.

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Summer Course Offering: FREN 3585/FREN 4585: A la carte: Gastronomy in Contemporary France

April 24, 2020

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Summer Course Offering: FREN 3084 Advanced Oral Expression in French: Live from Lyon, France

April 22, 2020

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SUMMER COURSE OFFERING - LIVE FROM TUNISIA: FREN 3585 FRANCOPHONE NORTH AFRICA: LITERATURE, ART & CINEMA

April 20, 2020

ADDITIONAL UVA FRENCH SUMMER 2020 COURSE OFFERINGS

April 16, 2020

The French Department is pleased to announce that in response the cancellation of so many other summer activities (especially the Study Abroad Summ

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Congratulations to Dr. Elizabeeth S. Leet (UVA PhD, French, 2016)

April 15, 2020

Congratulations to Dr. Elizabeth S.

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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

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