Courses in Wheaton’s Department of French Studies reflect the belief that language, literature, and culture are inseparable, and that the study of French-speaking cultures in their own language also offers rare insights into our own.

En souvenir de notre collègue et amie,
Cécile Vernier Danehy
Sit terra tibi levis


Ibrahim Nshimirimana on the Champs-Elysées
Study Abroad!
Listen to podcasts made by students in Professor Walsh’s “Contemporary France” course.
Vive Voix: anthologie sonore de poésie
Listen to more than 250 poems


Where in the world can I speak French?
What do our majors do after graduation?