French & Italian

French, Italian, and Francophone studies in the Department of French and Italian ensure that our students succeed in an interconnected world. We offer comprehensive undergraduate major programs with three tracks: French, French and Italian, Italian. Students may also minor in French or in Italian. We offer rigorous courses of study leading to the M.A. and the Ph.D. in French. Course work in the Department of French and Italian gives students a valuable and useful linguistic tool; offers cultural training for students specializing in other fields; prepares prospective language teachers in French and Italian; and trains majors in the literature, culture, and civilization of France, Italy, and the parts of the world where French is a major language of communication, including Québec and large parts of the Caribbean, Africa, and Southeast Asia. The Department welcomes qualified students from all disciplines, regardless of major.

Study Abroad Scholarship Applications for Spring 2015

Applications for scholarships for study abroad in the Spring 2015 semester are now open. The Department of French and Italian offers a variety of scholarships through our endowment, assisting KU students to participate in study abroad programs. Below, you'll find the materials you need to apply for one of our study abroad scholarships. Please download ALL of these files and read them carefully.

The deadline for Spring 2015 scholarship applications is Friday, October 10, 2014, at 5:00 pm.

French & Italian Study Abroad Scholarship INSTRUCTIONS

French & Italian Study Abroad Scholarship APPLICATION

French & Italian Study Abroad Scholarship RECOMMENDATION

French & Italian Study Abroad Scholarship WAIVER

Student Advising Report Tutorial


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Prof. Paul Scott gave a paper on eighteenth-century science fiction at the ADEFFI (Association des Études Françaises et Francophones d’Irlande) conference themed on “Origines” which was held in Dublin, Ireland, October 17-19. Here he is discussing fairy tales with the conference guest of honor, Anne-Marie Garat, an award-winning French novelist and scholar (http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anne-Marie_Garat).
Anne-Marie Garat — Wikipédia
Anne-Marie Garat est une romancière française. Elle a obtenu le prix Femina pour son roman Aden en 1992 et le prix Marguerite Audoux pour son roman, Les Mal Famées en 2000. De juin 2007 à juin 2009, elle est présidente de la Maison des écrivains et de la littérature.



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