News

book cover

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…

2020 Sweetser Prize awarded to Kubaitis

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: French club president Emily Kubaitis. The Sweetser Prize is…

Pedro Antonino named Fulbright English Teaching Assistant

Pedro Antonino, an MA student in French and Francophone Studies who will complete his degree in May 2020 has been named a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant for the upcoming academic year. Pedro will…