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

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Department of French Literature, Thought and Culture

Faculty Bookshelf

Click here for recent publications by faculty members!

Modernism at the Beach: Queer Ecologies and the Coastal Commons
Hannah Freed-Thall

Modernism at the Beach Queer Ecologies and the Coastal Commons (Columbia University Press; Paperback; March 2023

Ex Terra : vivre avec les sous-sols (Presses Universaires de Vincennes; January 2024)
Phillip John Usher

Ex Terra : vivre avec les sous-sols (Presses Universaires de Vincennes; January 2024)

  Essai de poétique hélinandienne Lire autour du Reclus de Molliens (xiiie-xve siècle)
Ariane Bottex-Ferragne

Essai de poétique hélinandienne Lire autour du Reclus de Molliens (xiiie-xve siècle) (Classiques Garnier Parution: 11/01/2023)

L'humanité des autres
Ali Benmakhlouf

L'humanité des autres (Albin Michel, April 2023)