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French Studies



  • French Studies major Rebecca Maitland '17 was awarded the Littlefield-Mandell prize in French at Honors Convocation. Ms. Maitland, who was also elected to Phi Beta Kappa, will spend the coming year as a language assistant at a lycée in Normandy. Bon vent, Rebecca! (photo: Keith Nordstrom) More »
  • Reception for former French majors and minors

    Planning to return to campus for Reunion Weekend? You are cordially invited to a wine and cheese reception hosted by the faculty of the French Studies department. Please come to update us on your life and career, or just to reminisce! Meneely 301, 4:30 p.m., Friday 19 May 2017 More »
  • Student film shot in French

    Students in Professor Anderson's course "Translation, Art & Craft" translated the dialogue into French and helped with the subtitles. Now, Ellie Levine's Dance of the Outsider is making the rounds of festivals nationwide. More here. More »
  • Internships in France

    Did you know that by law, all internships in France are paid? Here's a great place to start. More »
  • Filming en français

    Media and language classes team up to produce foreign film, featuring original script by Ellie Levine ‘18 and starring Ibrahim Nshimirimana ’19, from Burundi, and Clara Colas ’19, from Paris, France. More »
  • French author on tour

    The Department of French Studies are proud to be co-sponsors of this event! More »
  • Versailles

    Wheaton students Eryn Hoang '18 and Zelda Zhao '18, both studying in Paris this semester, recently spent a day exploring the Versailles palace and gardens. Ask Zelda why she prefers Louis XV to Louis XIV! More »
  • student work: subtitles

    Professor Anderson's French 307 (Translation: Art & Craft) students added English subtitles to a series of French t.v. commercials. Follow the links to find out about "ugly" vegetables, mothers who spit in their yogurt, and more. La Laitière / U les nouveaux commerces / Bonne Maman / Lactel / Intermarché légumes moches / Le Chat […] More »
  • Convivialité

    The Department hosted graduating French majors and former majors going back to the class of 1966 for a wine and cheese reception in the Clark Language Lab during Reunion Weekend, sharing reminiscences and making connections.  All signs indicate that the event will become an annual tradition! More »
  • Chapeau bas!

    Congratulations are due Kylie Brewer and Carrie Slayton, this year's recipients of the Littlefield-Mandell Prize in French. Bonne continuation à toutes deux! More »