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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I came to UCLA with a wide range of interests that included French studies, anthropology and performance studies. The department of French and Francophone studies provided the intellectual support I needed to channel my interests into a coherent dissertation project. My mentors within the department encouraged an interdisciplinary approach to my topic and pushed... Read more