Course offerings in the Department of French Studies reflect our belief that a nation’s language, literature, and culture are inseparable, and that French literature is a privileged archive of Francophone cultures. The study of other cultures in their respective languages, and the investigation of the similarities and differences within and among nations, offer invaluable insight into our own language and culture.
In March 2018, Katelyn Brewer ’07 and USA gymnast Aly Raisman launched the “Flip the Switch” campaign (fliptheswitchcampaign.org). This campaign provides free training—designed and created by Darkness to Light—for all adults involved in youth sports. So far, more than 4,000 have taken advantage of the training, which teaches how to prevent, recognize and react responsibly to child sexual abuse.