News

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

Congratulations to Alexandra Natoli, (PhD, 2016), as she has accepted a position beginning in August 2019 at the University of Southern Indiana

May 23, 2019

Fellow Dr. Alexandra Natoli

Maya Boutaghou is pleased to announce the publication of a new collective book: Représentations de la guerre d’indépendance algérienne. Paris: Classiques Garnier, 2019.

May 22, 2019

Maya Boutaghou is pleased to announce the publication of a new collective book:

Deborah McGrady will be delivering a plenary talk at the10th International Colloquium on Christine de Pizan Conference to be held at the Université Sorbonne Nouvelle on June 18, 2019.

May 13, 2019

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Ari Blatt is pleased to announce the publication of a new book

April 22, 2019

 (co-edited with Edward Welch, U. of Aberdeen):  France in Flux: Space, Territory and Contemporary Culture Liverpool UP, 2019

John Lyons Presents

April 5, 2019

« La singularité dans la pensée de Leo Strauss  et le « pari » de Pascal »

John Lyons Presents

April 2, 2019

Tragédie et probabilité paradoxale : les récits concurrents

UVA French graduate, Peter Chekin's, PhD (2017) article has been accepted in the Zeitschrift für romanische Philologie, the premier venue for Romance Linguistics studies

March 4, 2019

Recent UVA French graduate, Peter Chekin, PhD (2017) article: "Jean de joinville and the Old French rhotic consonant" has been accepted by

Recent French graduate, Sam Campbell wins prestigious scholarship

February 28, 2019

Sam Campbell is serious about wildlife preservation – and now he has an avenue by which he can seriously pursue it.

The Writer's Gift or the Patron's Pleasure

Deborah McGrady announces publication of her new book. "The Writer's Gift or the Patron's Pleasure? The Literary Economy in Late Medieval France".

February 4, 2019

Homer

UVA ranks as the top university in the country in number of BA degrees awarded in French

February 1, 2019

 George’s first book, Montaigne’s Career, Oxford, 1998

Congratulations to George Hoffmann, PhD UVA 1990 and Professor of French at U Michigan, on winning the MLA's prestigious Scaglione Prize for his latest book, Reforming French Culture: Satire, Spiritual Alienation, & Connection to Strangers, Oxford, 2017.

January 9, 2019

Congratulations to George Hoffmann, PhD UVA 1990 and Professor of French at U Michigan, on winning the MLA's prestigious Scaglione Prize for his la

Antoine

The film critic and historian Antoine de Baecque is visiting us from the École Normale Supérieure (Paris). He is hosting two screenings this week, and will be giving a lecture entitled “Le cinéma est mort! Vive le cinéma!” on the 31st.

October 31, 2018

The film critic and historian Antoine de Baecque is visiting us from the École Normale Supérieure (Paris).

Group picture

The UVA Department of French welcomed two guest speakers sponsored by The French Embassy, La Fondation Charles de Gaulle, and CCI Paris Ile-de-France on October 2.

October 2, 2018

The UVA Department of French welcomed two guest speakers sponsored by The French Embassy, La Fondation Charles de Gaulle, and CCI Paris Ile-de-Fran

Lost Boy

Congratulations to UVA 2018 French Alum Christopher Benos Released his First Studio Album "Lost Boy".

August 29, 2018

Claire Marie

Doctoral candidate Claire-Marie Brisson was invited as a special correspondent to French Canadian television on August 12, conducting two interviews on the one-year anniversary of Charlottesville's "Unite the Right" rally.

August 14, 2018

Jennifer

Professor Tsien reflects on her conflicted relationship with a classic novel in her personal essay, “The Danger of Liaisons,” Eighteenth-Century Fiction.

August 8, 2018

Professor Tsien reflects on her conflicted relationship with a classic novel in her personal essay, “The Danger of Liaisons,” Eighteenth-Centur

Claire Marie

Claire-Marie Brisson has become our newest published author with her first journal publication, "Toppling Statues, Towering Walls: The Tumultuous United States in the Shadows of the Canadian Global Ideal,” journal Études Canadiennes / Canadian Studies

June 13, 2018

Claire-Marie Brisson has become our newest published author with her first journal publication, "Toppling Statues, Towering Walls: The Tumultuous U

Alex Natoli

Congratulations to Alexandra Natoli, (PhD, 2016), she has won the J.B. and Maurice C. Shapiro Fellowship to conduct research at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

June 11, 2018

Alex Natoli,(PhD 2016) has won the J.B. and Maurice C.

Graduates

Congratulations to the French Department's 2018 Doctoral and MA Graduates: Holly Runde, PhD; Saira Sohail, MA; Hannah Holtzman PhD

May 22, 2018

Congraulations to the French Departments 2018 Graduates:  Holly Runde, PhD; Saira Sohail, MA and Hannah Holtzman, PhD. 

MAAS Awards

Congratulations to Maas Award Winners: 1st Place - Michelle Brennaman; 2nd Place - India Eguiguren; 3rd Place - Naina Wodon. The prizes were given at the 2018 Maas Ceremony April 25th.

April 27, 2018

Spyros

Praxis Fellows Presentation featuring French PhD Candidate Spryos Simotas along with 5 other Fellows will present their year long collaboration working on a digital humanities project May 4th. 10:30 am, Alderman 421. Lunch will follow.

April 20, 2018

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