News

November 18, 2022
Message from R. Howard Bloch, Acting Chair of French: I write to let you know that Marie-Hélène Girard has decided not to continue teaching in the French Department.  I write...
October 17, 2022
On October 2, 2014, French writer Éric Chevillard published a sarcastic review of Patrick Modiano’s latest novel, Pour que tu ne te perdes pas dans le quartier (So That You...
October 5, 2022
From publisher W.W. Norton For history readers, travelers, and scholars alike, an indispensable behind-the-scenes guide to the great cathedrals of Paris. “So infectious is R...
June 28, 2022
We are pleased to welcome Nichole Gleisner as the new manager of Yale French Studies. She holds a PhD from Duke University (2014), writing a dissertation on Apollinaire,...
June 28, 2022
Ramla Bedoui received a PhD from Sorbonne University in French literature and civilization in 2014 and is a specialist of Baudelaire and Mallarmé. She has previously taught...
June 27, 2022
Dear Colleagues and Students: We are proud to let you know that two of our PhD students are recipients of the prestigious Chateaubriand fellowship, granted by the Embassy of...
June 27, 2022
The Departments of French and African American Studies are excited to welcome for a joint appointment, Professor Marlene Daut, who works at the intersection of various fields...