Center of Excellence / France@Illinois

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About France@Illinois

The Department of French & Italian hosts France@Illinois with the support of the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the United States, which designated the University of Illinois as one of 22 Centers of Excellence across the country.

France@Illinois sponsors interdisciplinary activities including conferences and workshops, job fairs, film series, lectures by distinguished scholars, writers, and artists, and cultural exchanges. It fosters collaborations across disciplinary boundaries and serves as a point of information about events or initiatives related to France and the francophone world around campus.

The University of Illinois cultivates many partnerships with universities and research centers throughout France.

Please contact the France@Illinois Director, Professor Marcus Kellerto send items for inclusion in the calendar or to request co-sponsorship for France-related events. Upcoming events are featured in our current calendar.


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