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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New Faculty Books
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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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
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