The Department of French and Francophone Studies at UCLA is a major center for the study of the French language and of literatures, cultures, and civilizations of French expression throughout the world. French has for centuries been a major language of international culture, and the French literary and artistic tradition is of great historical significance. In recent decades, French critical thought has occupied a highly influential position in the theoretical discourse of the humanities and social sciences. The instructional programs of the department offer students the opportunity to achieve a well-rounded education and to pursue advanced research in a...Learn More About Us
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The UCLA Division of Humanities features Ph.D. student, Gina Lorenz
Gina Lorenz tends to live life in pairs. She’s a musician (sings and plays piano) but is also a music theorist. She absolutely loves, and has lived...
I signed up for my first French class because of my admiration for Francophone culture, and looking back, it was one of the best decisions I made at UCLA. The French department is filled with teaching assistants who are committed to teaching language. They present the language in a multitude... Read more