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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

Birkas-Dent '22 Explores French Street Life

Siif-Grant-Birkas-Dent-duInternational relations major Freya Birkas-Dent '22 is fascinated by European culture and, especially, street life. So when she was preparing to spend a semester in Rennes, France, she applied for…
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Degollado '19 on Combating Poverty

IMG_2513Denzel Degollado '19 was recently published on the Newman's Own Foundation's fellowship website, NOGoodFellows, in an article that details his experience as a Newman's Own Fellow. In his position, Degollado…
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Verbitsky '21 Explores Dance Culture in Belgium

Siif-Grant-verbitsky-duWith a double major in international relations and dance theory and performance, Ruby Verbitsky '21 developed a project that combines her two seemingly dissimilar majors while studying abroad in Brussels.…
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Martinez '21 Named Defender of the Year

MartinezTwo members of the William Smith College soccer team were named D3soccer.com All-Americans as announced by the website this afternoon. Junior defender Maialen Martinez was named the Defender of the Year and…
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Interning at The Brussels Times

Brussels-Uria-Sheila-002-2While studying abroad in Belgium, Shelia Uría Veliz '21 completed an internship with The Brussels Times. A writing and rhetoric major with a concentration in journalism, Uría Veliz also enrolled…
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