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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

A View of Trade from Paris

Erika IrelandDuring her internship this summer in Paris with the U.S. Commercial Service, Erika Ireland ’19 is helping facilitate business opportunities for American companies in Europe’s energy and telecommunications sectors. The…
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Salisbury Recipient Oliver ’18 Builds on Int’l Experience

Elizabeth OliverA double-major in international relations and French and Francophone studies, Elizabeth “Bess” Oliver ’18 has “always had a passion for the interactions of different cultures and the notion of global…
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Wells Appears on Catalan Public Television

WellsChair and Assistant Professor of French and Francophone Studies Courtney Joseph Wells appeared in the series premiere of a Catalan public television show Katalonski. Hosted by Barcelona-based musician Halldor Mar, the…
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SATOR Conference to Explore Eating and Drinking in Literature

Peale Raphaelle PaintingThis fall, Hobart and William Smith Colleges will host the 2018 meeting of SATOR (Société d’analyse de la topique romanesque), organized around the theme “Eating and Drinking in Narrative Fictions.”…
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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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