Due to the impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), UCLA has moved from in-classroom instruction to on-line platform teaching. The Department of French & Francophone Studies has cancelled all upcoming events. Departmental staff will be working remotely until further notice.
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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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Statement in support of Black Lives Matter
UCLA Department of European Languages and Transcultural Studies June 9, 2020 Statement in support of Black Lives Matter, Black students, scholars, and instructors at UCLA, and other Black members of the UCLA community We, the Faculty in the Department of European Languages and Transcultural Studies, are writing to demand from...Learn More About Us
My interest in French began in middle school, when my mom worked for a non-profit organization that served families of children with sickle-cell disease. Because this condition is found in tropical areas, my mom's public health work put my family in contact with many families from West Africa, and I... Read more