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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

Endowed Professor Spotlight: Catherine Gallouët

Catherine Galouet portrait in OfficeProfessor of French and Francophone Studies Catherine Gallouët, the John Milton Potter Professor of the Humanities, says, “It is both deeply touching and empowering to be awarded this endowed chair.…
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Vichness ’66 Selected as Top Leading Woman Entrepreneur

Sharlene Schmidt VichnessSharlene Schmidt Vichness ’66 was selected as a Top 25 Leading Women Entrepreneur by the Leading Women Entrepreneur and Business Owners’ (LWE) organization. Vichness is the founder and CEO of…
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McFarlane ’19 Helps Develop Flying Car

McFarlane Andrew-00017The world’s first flying car got closer to its debut with the help of Andrew “AJ” McFarlane ’19. McFarlane worked as an engineering summer intern for Terrafugia, a U.S. flying-car…
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In France, Cultural Immersion at the Community Level

Torea Hollister 1In the French cities of Rennes and Aix-en-Provence, more than 600 miles apart, Margaret Hollister ’20 and Adrianne Torea ’19 are enjoying an immersion in French language and culture emblematic…
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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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