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French Majors Inducted into Phi Betta Kappa Honor Society

The Department of French and Italian congratulates Julia Haschke and Caroline Corcoran who recently joined Phi Beta Kappa

Tue, Dec 17, 2013

Paola Bonifazio Awarded a Summer Research Assignment

Paola Bonifazio has been awarded a Summer Research Assignment for 2014 to support her research project entitled "The Genealogy of Postfeminism."

Mon, Dec 9, 2013

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Thu, Oct 31, 2013

Carl Blyth Named Provost's Senior Teaching Fellow

Provost Greg Fenves announced 20 leading faculty innovators at The University of Texas at Austin have been appointed as inaugural Provost's Teaching Fellows.

Wed, Oct 16, 2013

Paola Bonifazio Wins 2013 ISSNAF Award for the Humanities

In conjunction with 2013: Year of Italian Culture in the US

Fri, Aug 2, 2013

Dr. Paola Bonifazio has been awarded the 2013 Italian Scientists and Scholars of North American Foundation (ISSNAF) Award for the Humanities for her manuscript, tentatively titled "Sponsored films: Publicizing Modernization in Cold War Italy (1948-1958)."The award is made in the framework of "2013: Year of Italian Culture in the US" and acknowledges the worthiest unpublished manuscript of a volume in English dealing with an aspect of relationships between Italy and North America. The purpose of the Board of Trustees is to acknowledge the research of young Italian scholars in North America, whose commitment to their discipline of study is innovative and honors their country of origin. See the official announcement on the ISSNAF web site. Congratulations, Paola!

French Linguistics Graduate Student Rebekah Post Receives a National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant

The Linguistics Program of the NSF has recommended Rebekah Post's dissertation project, "The impact of social factors on the syntactic patterns of Arabic-French code-switching among Moroccan young adults", for this award.

Sat, May 11, 2013

Three French Majors Awarded Endowed Presidential Scholarships

Leslie Melisa Gloria, Elizabeth D. Gray, and Grace G. Hansen

Tue, May 7, 2013

Fall 2012 Departmental Newsletter Published

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Tue, Mar 19, 2013

Hélène Tissières's new book, "Transmigrational Writings between the Maghreb and Sub-Saharan Africa: Literature, Orality, Visual Arts," is published

We are pleased to announce that Associate Professor Hélène Tissières's book "Transmigrational Writings between the Maghreb and Sub-Saharan Africa: Literature, Orality, Visual Arts" was recently released by University of Virginia Press. Congratulations, Hélène!

Tue, Jan 29, 2013

Audition soon for the Spring 2013 FIGSO performance of Molière's Les Précieuses Ridicules

Wednesday, January 23 and Thursday, January 24, 6-8:30 PM in HRH 2.118

Thu, Jan 17, 2013

Put your French to use, improve your pronunciation, become more comfortable in the language, and have fun while doing it in the annual student theatre production! No acting experience necessary.

Three New PhD Alumni in French

Bethel, Bacuez, and Shariat earn doctorates

Fri, Jan 11, 2013

It's official; we have three new PhD alumni in French.

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