Congratulations to Rania Chalhoub. She graduates this August with a MA from the MALLT program, with a concentration in French and Francophone Language, Literature and Culture. She is looking forward to continuing to teach and pursuing a PhD in world… Read more
Congratulations to Rhoda Torto. She graduates this August with a MA in French and Francophone Language, Literature and Culture and she has been accepted to start her PhD studies in Francophone literatures at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in Fall 2021.
French at UWM is a community partner on three films in this year’s MFF: Call Me Human (Canada / 2020 / 78 min / French, Innu-aimun with English subtitles); Downstream to Kinshasa (Democratic Republic of Congo, France, Belgium / 2020 / 90 min /… Read more
In the windows of the UWM Library by the Grind: Bruce Clark’s Upright Men – a woman, a child, a man -stand tall and upright, to honour and dignify the survivors and victims of the 100 days genocide in Rwanda that started… Read more
Monday March 15, 2021 – 3pm A virtual conversation with Franco-Ivorian author Véronique Tadjo about In the company of Men — a fictional work addressing the 2014-2016 Ebola outbreak in West Africa — just out in an English translation by the… Read more
Please encourage students and colleagues to link in to a conversation in French about the history and routes of Malagasy enslavement crisscrossing the Indian and Atlantic Oceans, east and west, south and north along the coasts of Africa and the… Read more
The 24th Festival of Films in French is rolling out as a pandemic-safe event this February. It is a mini festival — to be sure — with 5 feature-length films and a short available for streaming from the currently virtual… Read more
Congratulations to Prof. Sarah Davies Cordova on the coordination and publication of the dossier “Ina Césaire revisitée” Présence Africaine : Revue culturelle du monde noir … Read more
It is with heavy hearts that the Comparative Literature Program shares news of the passing of Roy A Swanson, who was a professor of comparative literature at UWM from 1967-2003. Dr. Swanson was a beloved professor, an admired colleague, and… Read more
Congratulations to Sayila Edmé First graduate of MALLT’s Accelerated MA program in French. She graduates this December with a BA in French and a MA in French and Francophone Language, Literature and Culture in 5 years.