To better support our current students through the global pandemic, admissions for the French Studies program will be paused for the 2021-2022 academic year. We look forward to resuming our admissions process and reviewing applications.
Faculty expertise encompasses many fields, from the Middle Ages to the present in several French-speaking societies and countries. Students receive training and guidance in literary and cultural theory, critical methods, research and teaching applications of information technology, modern linguistics, narratology, hermeneutics and sociocultural and psychoanalytic interpretation. Focal areas of research include the historical interactions between French-speaking cultures, questions of gender and race, and relations between writing, cinema and philosophical thought.
Lectures by invited speakers, films and conferences, extensive library collections, exchange programs with the Universities of Lyon and Burgundy, and computer facilities and study areas in Rochambeau House.
- Writing Sample: Required (in French). Applications should be completed in English, except for the writing sample.
- GRE General: Not required
- GRE Subject: Not required
Application Deadline: January 1