Collective Statement of Solidarity

Collective Statement of Solidarity In response to police violence against Black and Brown people in our city and nationwide and the recent murders of George Floyd, Tony McDade, Breonna Taylor, Joel Acevedo, Ahmaud Arbery, and a painfully long list of others, we write in strong … Continue Reading »

Learning French from Spanish and Spanish from French

Announcing Professor Anita Alkhas’s latest publication: Learning French from Spanish and Spanish from French. Language learners with intermediate proficiency in a second language are used to thinking consciously about language, know themselves as language learners, and can capitalize on what they know about one language to understand the other. … Continue Reading »

Kati Latta: In Focus

The April 2017 issue of the UWM College of Letters & Science’s online newsletter In Focus features an article about Kati Latta, a double major in French and Global Studies. Kati will graduate in May 2018 but will be back … Continue Reading »

Taubira Returning to UWM

Welcome back to UWM, Mme. Christiane Taubira! After receiving her honorary doctorate from UWM in January, 2016, has accepted a five-year appointment as UWM honorary professor in the Department of French, Italian, and Comparative Literature and is affiliated as research … Continue Reading »