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  • News From Our Alumni: Junie Dalice

    November 12, 2019

    News From Our Alumni: Junie DaliceJunie Dalice (May 2019) | French major Moving to Washington state was a very big and challenging change for me. From the weather to the people and the hills. However I love it here. Contrary to what people say the weather is ...
  • News from the France–Florida Research Institute

    April 19, 2018

    News from the France–Florida Research InstituteAs the director of the FFRI, it is my pleasure to report that this past year the FFRI has been active and productive through organization, sponsoring of varied activities involving several UF departments, centers, and units. The FFRI 2017-2018 annual research ...
  • Reports from Rennes

    April 17, 2018

    Reports from Rennes“I am a graduate student from Rennes 2, and in order to complete my studies and further develop my personal interests and professional aspirations, I am doing an internship at the French department of the University of Florida during the ...
  • The French in Contact Project

    April 17, 2018

    The French in Contact ProjectLed by Dr. Hélène Blondeau and Dr. Alioune Sow, a special project funded by the French Embassy has examined “French in contact” across multiple locations and its implications for cultural productions. During the academic year 2017-2018, we have welcomed internationally ...
  • Conference Report — Rousseau Association

    April 17, 2018

    Conference Report — Rousseau AssociationReport on the Bi-Annual Meeting of the Rousseau Association (University of Florida, June 2017) This conference was co-organized by Brigitte Weltman-Aron (LLC, UF), Peter Westmoreland (Philosophy, UF), and Ourida Mostefai (Brown University). It was sponsored, among others, by the Department of ...
  • Conference Report — Deaf Cinema

    April 17, 2018

    Conference Report — Deaf CinemaClosed Captioning, Audio Description, and the Reinvention of Silent Film The one-day symposium included three presentations and a roundtable involving the speakers, UF faculty and graduate students in Film studies. It was organized by Dr. Richard Burt, English Deprtment of English, ...
  • Guest Speaker — Esther Heboyan

    April 17, 2018

    Guest Speaker — Esther HeboyanEsther Heboyan, associate professor of American literature and film at the University of Artois, Arras-France, visited the University of Florida for two presentations on March 12 and March 14, 2018. She is a professor, a translator (Turkish/English/French), and a creative ...
  • Faculty News

    April 17, 2018

    Faculty NewsTheresa Antes I am currently on a research sabbatical, continuing my investigation into the acquisition of fixed expressions by second language learners. Since the last newsletter, I have published two articles, one in Foreign Language Annals entitled “French Interrogatives: A New ...
  • Graduate Student News

    April 17, 2018

    Graduate Student NewsErin Davis Since joining the program in Fall 2017, I have been teaching French 1134, Accelerated French Review. The transition from raising a family to graduate school has required adapting to a challenging schedule combining teaching and my own academic endeavors. ...
  • Alumni News

    April 17, 2018

    Alumni News Christian Ahihou (PhD ’12) Christian is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor at Brigham Young University (Provo, Utah) where he enjoys interacting with his students while transmitting to them his knowledge of the French language and also sharing with them his passion ...