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Andrew Hill

Congratulations to PhD Candidate Andrew Hill. He has won a Rare Book School fellowship and a GSAS AHSS grant to attend a RBS session at Yale’s Beinecke Library and travel in search of medieval manuscripts connected to St. Margaret.

April 6, 2018
Spyros

Congratulations to PhD Candidate Spyros Simotas, winner of one of the 2018 All-University Graduate Teaching Awards! These awards honor students from all disciplines who have demonstrated exceptional achievement in undergraduate instruction.

April 4, 2018

Congratulations to Sypros Simotas, one of the winners of the 2018 All-University Teaching Awards. 

Levine

Congratulations to Alison Levine on the publication of her new book, Vivre Ici: Space, Place and Experience in Contemporary French Documentary, Liverpool University Press (March 2018).

March 23, 2018

Liverpool University Press celebrates 50th title in Contemporary French and Francophone Cultures series with

Homer

Congratulations to PhD Candidates Claire-Marie Brisson, Jean-Hérald Legagneur, and Syrine Ben Amor who have been selected for the competitive 2018 South Atlantic Graduate Seminar: Professor S. Max Edelson’s “Mapping the South Atlantic.”

February 8, 2018

Mary McKinley

A new book celebrates the career of retired faculty member Mary B. McKinley. Of the twenty scholars represented, no less than half have a connection with the UVA French department. All three editors and five contributors are former doctoral students.

January 19, 2018

A new book celebrates the career of retired faculty member Mary B. McKinley.

Janet Horne

Congratulations to Janet Horne for having written one of French Historical Studies' Five Most Read articles of 2017

January 16, 2018

Congratulations to Janet Horne for having written one of French Historical Studies five most read articles in 2017.  
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Philippe

Philippe Roger was recently the guest of Matthieu Garrigou-Lagrange in his program «La Compagnie des auteurs», for a «carte blanche» on French (mis)perceptions of America. The one-hour long program was aired on November 28, 2017. Click on link to hear.

December 8, 2017

Philippe Roger on France-Culture

NCFS

The UVA Department of French is hosting The 43rd Annual Nineteenth-Century French Studies (NCFS) Colloquium at Omni Hotel on the Downtown Mall (Nov. 9-11).  Founded in 1974, the association holds an annual meeting in the autumn click here for more

November 2, 2017

The UVA Department of French is hosting The 43rd Annual Nineteenth-Century French Studies (NCFS) Colloquium at Omni Hotel on the Downtown Mall (Nov

Tsien

"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.   

Blatt

J-Term 2018 UVA in Paris - "Making Paris Modern: A Secret History of the City of Lights" taught by Ari Blatt

August 31, 2017
Tsien

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. 

Rotunda

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

 

Janet Horne

Janet Horne gave an interview to French daily newspaper Libération, offering context and commentary on the recent traumatic events in Charlottesville (Aug. 18, 2017)

August 22, 2017

Janet Horne gave an interview to French daily newspaper Libération, offering context and commentary on the recent traumatic events in Char

Cheryl

Cheryl Krueger's edited volume _Approaches to Teaching Baudelaire's Prose Poems_(MLA, 2017) was released in July.

July 31, 2017

Cheryl Krueger's edited volume _Approaches to Teaching Baudelaire's Prose Poems_(MLA, 2017)  was released in July .

Claire Brisson

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

July 25, 2017

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

Picture

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...

June 8, 2017

The Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the U.S.

Eric's Book Cover

Congratulations to graduate student Eric Essono Tsimi for the imminent publication of his new novel, "Les Ex ne meurent jamais," forthcoming from L'Orpailleur Press in a few short weeks!

February 6, 2017

UVa graduate student, Eric Essono Tsimi will have the imminent publication of his new novel "Les Ex ne meurent jamais," forthcoming from L'Orpaille

Homer

The Department of French is delighted to welcome Prof. Vincent Michelot, from Sciences Po in Lyon, who joins us this semester as a visiting professor teaching an undergraduate seminar on contemporary French politics and society.

January 24, 2017

The Department of French is delighted to welcome Prof.

Euro Studies

New 4+1 M.A. Program in European Studies, under the direction of Prof. Janet Horne, is now accepting applications for fall 2017 enrollment

January 6, 2017

Professor Janet Horne, inaugural Director of

Homer

A Workshop in Business French will be offered to PhD students, May 29-June 2. Deadline for applications January 31, 2017!

January 3, 2017

Deadline for applications January 31, 2017!  

Stendahl

Articles presented at “Stendhal’s Many Lives” colloquium

November 15, 2016

Published in L’Année stendhalienne (Paris: Honoré Champion, 15, 2016), all four contributions to the colloquium “Stendhal’s Many Lives”, w

Sarah Rupert

Studying Abroad, at Home: Language Houses Offer Local Immersion Experience

November 15, 2016

      Inside La Maison Française, the University

Migrants

Virginia Film Festival 2016 Filming at the Borders: Migrating to Europe Today

November 3, 2016

Sponsored by the UVA Department of French and the UVA Program in European Studies with special thanks to the International Rescue Committee (Charlo

Homer

Jennifer Tsien to give a public lecture at the University of Colorado-Boulder

September 22, 2016

Jennifer Tsien will give a public lecture at the University of Colorado-Boulder on Thursday, Sept.

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