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Congrats to Yann Robert!

Please join us in congratulating Yann Robert who has been elected as President of the Society of Eighteenth-Century French Studies!    

French Students as In/Between 2022 Presenters

Please join me in congratulating David DeGooyer, Ley Frank, and Mary Connolly for their wonderful presentation in the In/Between 2022 Conference.   Well done!

2021 Sweetser Prize awarded to Degooyer, Liberius, and Perez

The Department of French and Francophone Studies is delighted to announce the winners of this year’s Marie-Odile Sweetser Prize for excellence in French Studies: David Degooyer, Laurie Liberius, and Leila Perez. The Sweetser…

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McClure's co-edited "Teaching French Neoclassical Tragedy" out now

The Modern Language Association has just published a new co-edited volume by Ellen McClure, UIC Professor of French and History, and Hélène Bilis, Associate Professor of French at Wellesley College. Teaching French Neoclassical Tragedy…

New translation and edition by John Ireland

Congratulations to John Ireland, Associate Professor and Head of French and Francophone Studies, whose translation and critical edition of Algerian playwright Noureddine Aba’s La Récréation des clowns (Clowns at Play) has just been…

2021 Sweetser Prize awarded to Demski

The Department of French and Francophone Studies is delighted to announce the winner of this year’s Marie-Odile Sweetser Prize for excellence in French Studies: Charlotte Demski. The Sweetser Prize is awarded annually to…

Congratulations to Hannah Ellis!

Heartful congratulations to French major Hannah Ellis, who has been admitted with generous scholarships to several top-ranked law schools in the US! Starting this Fall, she’ll study International Law at George Washington University.

Spanish major with French minor awarded Gilman scholarship

Abigail Zurita-Calvario, an Honors College senior majoring in political science and Spanish and minoring in French, was recently awarded a U.S. State Department Benjamin A. Gilman scholarship for study abroad. This award aims…