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Departmental news

Associate Professor Hall Bjørnstad’s recent monograph The Dream of Absolutism: Louis XIV and the Logic of Modernity (University of Chicago Press, 2021) explores the culture of absolutism and what we can learn about it from 17th-century French society.

Three PhD graduates in French Linguistics

We congratulate 16 BA graduates, 10 MA graduates, and 6 PhD graduates who successfully completed their degrees in French or Italian during the pandemic. A diverse group, these students persevered and are moving on to their next exciting steps in life.

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Departmental events

French Club Film: Adama (2015)

Friday, January 28, 2022

Starts at 5:30 p.m.

Global & International Studies Building


A West African child goes in search of his missing brother and ends up on the frontline in WWI. Animated. 1 hr. 21 min.

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