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2015 Commencement: Humanities I Ceremony

Published: May 13, 2015

2015 Commencement: Humanities I Ceremony Saturday, June 13 at 1pm Royce Hall Please visit the UCLA College Commencement web site www.college.ucla.edu/commencement and the UCLA Commencement web sitehttp://www.commencement.ucla.edu for more information.   Eligibility questions: Contact an Academic Counselor in your counseling unit – Academic Advancement Program (AAP), College Academic Counseling (CAC), Athletics, or Honors Programs.   Special Inclusion Petition (SIP) may…

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Lights! Camera! Action! French Students see Figaro

Published: May 10, 2015

The Department of French and Francophone Studies sponsored a trip for French students to see the play ‘Figaro’ at A Noise Within Theatre in Pasadena on Sunday, May 10, 2015. Here are some pictures from the event.

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Festival de Crêpes: February 23, 2015

Published: February 23, 2015

On Monday, there was a great turn out of undergraduates who came to Royce Hall to enjoy crêpes à volonté and learn more about the Department of French and Francophone Studies major and minor programs. Here are a few photos of the event, taken by Professor Jean-Claude Carron.          

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Jason Hong Announced as Beinecke Scholar

Published: February 6, 2015

The Department of French and Francophone Studies is proud to present its new Beinecke Scholar, Jason Hong. Jason is currently studying for a year in Lyon, France, where he completed a research project on the notions of confinement, liberation, and utopia in two novels by Tahar Ben Jelloun. Jason has also worked on questions of…

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Teaching Assistant Program in France Now Accepting Applications for 2015-16

Published: January 1, 2015

This month, the Teaching Assistant Program in France (TAPIF) opened to prospective applicants for the 2015-2016 school year. TAPIF provides the opportunity for French speakers under the age of 30 to work in France for seven months, teaching English to students of varying age groups in public schools. Every year, metropolitan France and overseas departments…

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American Society of French Academic Palms Scholarship

Published: December 6, 2014

Bourses d’été pour 2015 L’ASFAP (The American Society of French Academic Palms) décerne deux bourses d’été par an à des étudiants qui apprennent le français aux niveaux secondaire et supérieur. Les bourses pour 2015, que notre société subventionne grâce à la générosité des membres, montent à $4,000 chacune. Les critères et les formulaires de demande…

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Emmanuel Bruno Jean-François receives UCLA Chancellor’s Award for Postdoctoral Research

Published: May 8, 2014

On May 8, 2014, Emmanuel Bruno Jean-François received the UCLA Chancellor’s Award for Postdoctoral Research. This prestigious award recognizes individual’s research accomplishments that show clear potential to have meaningful and enduring implications in a given academic field. As a fellow from the Mellon Postdoctoral Program in the Humanities, Dr. Jean-François’s research engages with the expressive…

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Remembering Prof. Shuhsi Kao (1945-2013)

Published: August 9, 2013

It is with sadness that the UCLA Department of French and Francophone Studies notes the passing of Emerita Professor Shuhsi Kao on August 9th 2013, in Madison (Wisconsin), from complications of diabetes, heart, and lung disease. Having received her Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from Yale under the direction of Paul de Man, Professor Kao first…

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