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French & Francophone Studies

The French and Francophone Studies department offers courses, which acknowledge the richness and diversity of French-speaking cultures. At HWS, students are encouraged to immerse themselves in French language and culture by participating in one of the study abroad programs offered through the Center for Global Education.


French & Francophone Studies NEWS

Blogging about French Culture

Goodwin1While studying abroad in Aix-en-Provence, France, Gabriella Goodwin ’19 is using her passion for photography and travel to blog about French culture. Through the program offered by the Institute of American Universities…
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Gallouët Presents at Interdisciplinary Conference in Senegal

Gallouet_1Catherine Gallouët, professor of French and Francophone Studies and Africana Studies, recently presented at the international conference of the Groupe de Recherches sur les Représentations Européennes de l’Afrique et des…
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HWS Approves 14 Faculty for Tenure

Campus Snow-00452The Hobart and William Smith Colleges Board of Trustees, upon recommendation of President Gregory J. Vincent ’83, approved tenure and promotion to the rank of Associate Professor to 13 faculty…
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Spring Language Tables

Germany Language Table-00063“French table isn’t about perfect grammar. It’s about speaking French with others who only want to help you improve and succeed,” says Margaret “Gretty” Hollister ’20, vice president of the…
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Vann ’18 Exhibit Opens in Davis Gallery

Vann 1“Eternal Coexistence and the Commemoration of Death,” a multimedia exhibit of an Honors project by Kristine Vann ’18, will open on Friday, Nov. 17 with a reception in the Solarium…
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