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.


Dr. Mills Publishes Article
January 16, 2019
Kathryn Mills’ article entitled “Eloquent Confusion: Christian Wiman’s Long Home” is forthcoming from "Spiritus: A Journal of Christian Spirituality", a biannual journal published by the Johns Hopkins University Press.
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Buchede Noel
Soirée de Noël
December 10, 2018
You are all invited to the Maison Française this THURSDAY, December 13 at 8 p.m. for our annual Soirée de Noël. Get some good studying in during the day and then come over to the Maison Française for holiday food and festivities!
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van gogh painting of a cart
Dr. Glacet's Play Debuts at Princeton
December 7, 2018
A new play, "Sans Vincent", written by Aymeric Glacet and his colleague, André Benhaim will be debuted as a staged read-through for the first time on Wednesday, December 12 on the campus of Princeton University. The play is about a common Parisian who wakes up one day convinced that he is the reincarnation of Van Gogh complete with all of his talents.
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