The French Department is pleased to announce that in response the cancellation of so many other summer activities (especially the Study Abroad Summer Program in Lyon), we will be offering more courses than originally planned in summer 2020
Congratulations to Dr. Elizabeth S. Leet (UVA PhD, 2016) who will be starting a tenure-track appointment this fall as Assistant Professor of French at Washington & Jefferson College in Washington, PA.
Sana Alaya Seghair
Dissertation Title: The Islamic State of Contemporary Literature in France and the Maghreb.
Date of Defense: April 29, 2020
Time of Defense: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Contact Sana Alaya seghair (firstname.lastname@example.org) for Zoom link
Advanced undergraduate students who have earned a B+ (or higher) in at least one 4000-level course may enroll in graduate level courses with instructor permission.
French Translation Courses
FRTR 3581 – Topics in French Cinema
TR 3:30 PM – 4:45 pm (Staff)
Dissertation Title: Brouillon.net: Le rôle des blogs et sites web dans la création littéraire.
Date of Defense: Monday April 20
Time of Defense: 10am - 12pm
Location of Defense: Zoom (contact Spyros email@example.com) for link.
The Department of French proudly presents the North-American premiere of Baamum Nafi (Nafi’s Father), the first full-length film by Senegalese director Mamadou Dia, followed by a Q&A and reception with the director. Place: Newcomb Hall Theater. Time: 5pm. The event is free and open to the public.
About the film:
What a CEO and former French major tells his kids about studying in college.