• Department of French

    The Department of French offers an extensive range of courses in French and Francophone language, literature, and culture.

  • PhD Programs

    We recommend that applications be submitted by December 18. The final deadline for applications is January 4.

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Department of French Literature, Thought and Culture

Past Event: Translation Slam at the Nuyorican Poets Café

Featuring Arthur Brügger, Gabriel Marcoux-Chabot, Fabienne Kanor, and Madeleine Monette (writers); Andrew Nsirim (translator, PhD, French), Janet Lee (translator, French Alumni); Claire Reising (Moderator, PhD, French)

Faculty Bookshelf

Click here for recent publications by faculty members!

Penser la famille au XIXe siècle (1789-1870)
Claudie Bernard

Penser la famille au XIXe siècle (1789-1870) (Publications de l'Université de Saint-Etienne, 2019)

Exterranean: Extraction in the Humanist Anthropocene
Phillip J. Usher

Exterranean: Extraction in the Humanist Anthropocene (Meaning Systems, 2019)

France in the World: A New Global History
Stéphane Gerson

France in the World: A New Global History (Other Press, 2019)

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Richard Sieburth

A Certain Plume (NYRB Poets, 2018)