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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Professor Patrick Coleman Publishes New Book About French and English Novels of Postwar Montreal
The study of Montreal as a specific location in French and English writings has long been subordinated to the demands of linguistically divided and politically contentious narratives...
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I had no prior knowledge in French before enrolling in French 1 as a sophomore here at the university. I had taken Spanish in high school, but I knew that I was also enamored and fascinated by French culture and that I wanted to learn a new different language. In... Read more