French and Francophone Studies at UMass Amherst

French and Francophone Studies at UMass Amherst Bienvenue! French at UMass offers information about Francophone events, culture, and other happenings at UMass and in Western Massachusetts.
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Seize the opportunity to go to Amherst Cinema this Thursday Nov 10 to see Mount Holyoke French professor Samba Gadjigo i...
11/07/2016
Amherst Cinema

Seize the opportunity to go to Amherst Cinema this Thursday Nov 10 to see Mount Holyoke French professor Samba Gadjigo introduce his stunning documentary on Africa's premier filmmaker, Sembene Ousmane. It's a gorgeous and important film about an incredible man

Amherst Cinema: Western Massachusetts’ leading venue for art and repertory film. http://www.amherstcinema.org for more information

01/11/2016

Seniors: The deadline to apply for the Teaching Assistant Program in France for 2016-2017 is Jan. 15, 2016. Here is the link to the French Consulate's website on this program:

Teaching Assistant Program in France
The Teaching Assistant Program in France offers you the opportunity to work in France for 7 months, teaching English to French students of all ages.…
HIGHEREDUCATION.FRENCHEDUCATION.ORG

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11/12/2015

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05/20/2014

Friday is the last day to sign up for Summer Session 1 classes! The following classes are being offered online:

FRENCHST 110: Elementary French I
FRENCHST 230: Intermediate French I
FRENCHST 280: Love and Sex in French Culture (taught in English, satisfies AL gen-ed)

05/12/2014

Félicitations to our newest MA graduates: Victoria Arend, Ben Fancy, Nathalie Lacarriere, and Laryssa Witty!

Félicitations to our most recent French and Francophone Studies graduates who were honored at the Humanities and Fine Ar...
05/12/2014

Félicitations to our most recent French and Francophone Studies graduates who were honored at the Humanities and Fine Arts Senior Recognition Ceremony this past Saturday afternoon!

Still thinking about signing up for a summer French class? It's not too late! All levels of elementary and intermediate ...
04/15/2014
UMass Amherst: Continuing and Professional Education - Summer 2014 Classes - Summer 2014 CPE Classes

Still thinking about signing up for a summer French class? It's not too late! All levels of elementary and intermediate French are available in addition to culture and film classes (taught in English) that you can use to fulfill your gen-eds. Check out the offerings here: http://www.umassulearn.net/classes/summer-2014?view=listing&sids=43

University of Massachusetts Amherst Continuing & Professional Education

Preparing to study abroad in a French-speaking country, but need to brush up on your French first? Need to fulfill your ...
03/11/2014

Preparing to study abroad in a French-speaking country, but need to brush up on your French first? Need to fulfill your language requirement? Consider signing up for a French class online this summer! All levels of the elementary- and intermediate-level language sequences will be offered!

02/24/2014

On a beaucoup de gâteaux et de café gratuits pour notre pause-café cet après-midi, entre 12h30 et 14h, 3ème étage de Herter Hall. Venez nombreux !

Calling all franglophones: RFI (Radio Français International) is proposing a new game where you reinvent the "anglicisme...
02/15/2014
Speakons français ! - France - RFI

Calling all franglophones: RFI (Radio Français International) is proposing a new game where you reinvent the "anglicismes" that are so prevalent in today's French. How else would you say "surbooker," "best of" and "à la one again" in French? http://www.rfi.fr/culture/20140204-jeu-rfi-speakons-francais-mots-anglicisme/

Speakons français ! C’est le jeu que vous propose RFI pour inventer un français joyeux et innovant. En s’amusant, en tendant l’oreille, en réfléchissant et en parlant avec des amis, on peut trouver une...

Want to live your daily life in French without even leaving UMass? Consider applying to the Thatcher House French Langua...
02/12/2014

Want to live your daily life in French without even leaving UMass? Consider applying to the Thatcher House French Language Program! You'll live in a residence hall on a floor with other students studying French and participate in a specially-designed conversation class as well as other activities and events relating to French language and culture throughout the year.

The application deadline is March 10 for the 2014-15 academic year. More info at: http://ualc.umass.edu/rap/thatcherlanguagehouse/frenchlanguageprogram/

The Providence French Film Festival will take place from Thursday, February 21st to Friday, March 2nd at Cable Car Cinem...
02/12/2014
Cable Car Cinema and Cafe - Your neighborhood Art House Theatre - Providence, Rhode Island

The Providence French Film Festival will take place from Thursday, February 21st to Friday, March 2nd at Cable Car Cinema! All films are shown in French with English subtitles. More info, including screening times: http://www.cablecarcinema.com/

Cable Car Cinema and Cafe - Your neighborhood Art House Theater - Providence, Rhode Island. Great entertainment at your local movie theatre, CableCarCinema.com.

Have you heard about the Massachusetts Multicultural Film Festival? In its 21st year, the festival runs weekly screening...
02/12/2014
The 21st Annual Massachusetts Multicultural Film Festival - Spring 2014 - REALITY NARRATIVES

Have you heard about the Massachusetts Multicultural Film Festival? In its 21st year, the festival runs weekly screenings of short and narrative feature films from France, Hungary/Germany, Italy, Peru, Poland/Sweden, Turkey, USSR, and the US. For more info, including screening times: http://www.umass.edu/film/mmff.html.

Massachusetts Multicultural Film Festival - 21st Annual - Spring 2014 - The University of Massachusetts Amherst Interdepartmental Program in Film Studies.

02/10/2014

Bonjour à toutes et à tous!

Our coffee hours are still in full swing! Come join us tomorrow (Monday) between 12:30pm and 2pm in the 3rd floor lobby of Herter for coffee and French conversation. Free as always and open to any and all French speakers!

À demain!

10/28/2013

Two French-related events are happening tomorrow, Monday, October 28!

First, as usual, our pause-café will be from 12:15pm-2pm in the 3rd floor lobby of Herter.

In addition, a French study abroad information session and movie night will be taking place at 6:30pm in Herter 108. The movie being shown is Paris, je t'aime, and the event is hosted by undergraduate Samantha Lord, who studied abroad in Paris last semester. Anyone who is interested in French film or in studying abroad in France should join!

Venez nombreux!

10/15/2013

Bonjour à toutes et à tous!

Since today (Tuesday, October 15) is a Monday Class Schedule day, we're happy to announce that our pause-café will be held today as well! Stop by for coffee, treats, music, and most importantly — to speak French!

Do you want to practice speaking French outside of class? Do you want to meet other students studying French? Do you lik...
09/24/2013

Do you want to practice speaking French outside of class? Do you want to meet other students studying French? Do you like coffee? If so, we've got just the event for you!

Join us on Mondays for a pause-café à la française, a chance to grab a quick coffee and chat a bit with other French speakers here at UMass! Every Monday from 12:15pm to 2pm, now until the end of the semester!

À lundi !

Interested in learning more about French language and culture this summer? Want to learn the language, but can't travel ...
04/26/2013

Interested in learning more about French language and culture this summer? Want to learn the language, but can't travel far? Need a class with flexibility for your summer schedule? Or maybe you need to fulfill a gened or your language requirement?

Whatever your motivation may be, think about taking French courses online this summer! More info at www.umassulearn.net.

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04/04/2012

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04/04/2012

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Guest Lecturer in the Five College Lecture Series in French Studies: Professor Madeleine Dobie of Columbia University (O...
05/11/2011

Guest Lecturer in the Five College Lecture Series in French Studies: Professor Madeleine Dobie of Columbia University (October 28, 2011)

Guest Lecturer Prof Dominic Thomas of UCLA on April 7, 2011
05/11/2011

Guest Lecturer Prof Dominic Thomas of UCLA on April 7, 2011

Five College Faculty Seminar in French with Guest Dominic Thomas
05/11/2011

Five College Faculty Seminar in French with Guest Dominic Thomas

Whitney Bevill Master's Defense (May 11, 2011)
05/11/2011

Whitney Bevill Master's Defense (May 11, 2011)

05/11/2011

Felicitations to both Whitney Bevill and Marky Jean Pierre who successfully defended Masters Theses this month!

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