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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Read about the recent writings of Professor Jean-Claude Carron, Professor Laure Murat, Professor Alain Mabanckou, and Professor Dominic Thomas: Solitaire premier, ou Discours des Muses, Et de...
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When I started taking French my freshmen year of high school, I had no idea this language would eventually allow me to combine my curiosity and drive for research with my love of comic books. After high school, unaware of what constitutes humanities research, I decided to major in biochemistry... Read more