French and French Studies

For those of you who would like to attend our amazing Sewanee in Paris Program (SIPP) next fall, please contact Professor Aymeric Glacet ASAP. It's an opportunity you don't want to miss.

Welcome to the Francophone world in Sewanee! We are a friendly department of five, and we love French so much that we would welcome any chance to show you our enthusiasm for all things French-related: literature, culture, music, movies, food, and more! We are especially proud of our new in-house opportunity for our students to study in Paris (see our students' blog posts from the current and previous fall programs). On campus, you may practice your French in our classes, at the weekly Table Française (lunch on Mondays at McClurg Dining Hall, at the lovely Maison Française where students reside and where the Department sponsors Francophone programs, at the Sewanee Union Theater for occasional French movies, and in the hallways of Gailor Hall where you will hear us chattering away in the "langue de Molière."

The major in French and French Studies is an interdisciplinary program which examines the language, literature, history, culture, and society of France and of other Francophone countries. The minimum requirement for a major in French and French Studies is nine full courses beyond French 203, as prescribed in the College's Catalog.


Opportunities to Teach English in Francophone World
October 12, 2017
Through the Teaching Assistant Program in France (TAPIF), recent graduates have the opportunity to teach English in France and the French-speaking world during the 2018-19 school year. The deadline to apply is January 15, 2018. Please read more for more information.
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Kathryn Mills Edits Manuscripts of Wil Mills
September 22, 2017
The last two manuscripts of the late poet and Sewanee alumnus, Wil Mills has been published by Measure Press. The collections of poetry were edited by his wife, Sewanee French professor, Kathryn Mills and feature cover art by each of his children, Benjamin and Phoebe-Agn├Ęs.
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The French House Welcomes its Head Resident, Margot Chauveau
September 6, 2017
Each year, a student from France comes to live in the French House to organize activities and teach the 4th hour of French 203. This year's resident is Margot Chauveau, and she introduces herself in her own words....
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