French and French Studies

For those of you who would like to attend our amazing Sewanee in Paris Program (SIPP) next fall, please contact Professor Aymeric Glacet ASAP. It's an opportunity you don't want to miss.

Welcome to the Francophone world in Sewanee! We are a friendly department of five, and we love French so much that we would welcome any chance to show you our enthusiasm for all things French-related: literature, culture, music, movies, food, and more! We are especially proud of our new in-house opportunity for our students to study in Paris (see our students' blog posts from the current and previous fall programs). On campus, you may practice your French in our classes, at the weekly Table Française (lunch on Mondays at McClurg Dining Hall, at the lovely Maison Française where students reside and where the Department sponsors Francophone programs, at the Sewanee Union Theater for occasional French movies, and in the hallways of Gailor Hall where you will hear us chattering away in the "langue de Molière."

The major in French and French Studies is an interdisciplinary program which examines the language, literature, history, culture, and society of France and of other Francophone countries. The minimum requirement for a major in French and French Studies is nine full courses beyond French 203, as prescribed in the College's Catalog.


Information Session on Study Abroad in Paris
September 19, 2018
A representative from APA, Academic Programs Abroad, will be at McClurg to answer all of your questions about our fall semester abroad program in Paris. Wednesday, September 26, 2018 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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French Movie at the SUT
September 19, 2018
Students are invited to come to the Sewanee Union Theater to see "Félicité," a film about a Congolese singer trying to raise her son, this Monday, September 24 at 7:30pm.
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French Study Hall (new this semester)
September 4, 2018
Tu ne peux pas échouer! Il y aura un French Study Hall dans la salle Woods 113 chaque lundi, mercredi, et jeudi de 15h à 17h. Sous la supervision du professeur Ledford, vous pouvez faire vos devoirs, relire vos notes, étudier, faire d’autres travaux pour vos cours de français, rencontrer des amis, et travailler avec les autres étudiants qui suivent un cours de français ce semestre. You can't fail! There will be a French Study Hall in Woods Lab, room 113 every Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 3:00pm-5:00pm. Under the supervision of Dr. Ledford, you can do your homework, re-read your notes, study, or do other work for your French classes, make friends, and work with other students who are taking French this semester.
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