05/15/2020 - Congratulations to Julie Gaillard, Assistant Professor of French, who was aw
05/15/2020 - The Department of French & Italian is proud to celebrate Matthew Schultz who is about to graduate with three majors (French, Spanish, and Political Sciences), as w
01/16/2020 - The National Endowment for the Arts awarded professor emerita
01/16/2020 - Julie Gaillard and François Proulx each had a new monograph out at the end of 2019.
12/18/2019 - Tricia Thrasher, a second-year Ph.D.
12/18/2019 - FRIT alum Chris Carignan (PhD 2013, French Linguistics) has joined the Department of Psychology and Language Sciences at University Co
10/11/2019 - The use of Virtual Reality is taking hold of UIUC classrooms and basic language courses in French are at the foref
10/09/2019 - The first Edmay Gregorcy Pritz Scholarship in French was awarded to Hailey Ban, a senior double-majoring in French and Integrative Biology. The scholarship has been established in honor of Ms.
10/07/2019 - Jordan Stump's translation The Barefoot Woman, a novel by Scholastique Mukasonga, is among the five finalists for this year's Nation
02/13/2019 - François Proulx (FRIT), Caroline Szylowicz (Rare Book & Manuscript Library) and Françoise Leriche (Université Grenoble Alpes) presented the Corr-Proust project at the New York Publi
12/06/2018 - Illinois researchers have created a website to make thousands of letters written by Marcel Proust available to the public. Caroline Szylowicz, the Kolb-Proust librarian and a curator of rare books and manuscripts, and Francois Proulx, a professor of French, are experts in Proust’s correspondence. They partnered on the project with two French institutions, Universite Grenoble Alpes and the Institute for Modern Texts and Manuscripts.
11/27/2018 - Asura Louise Osborne, a 2018 graduate of UIUC with a Minor in Italian, has won the Dante Society of America Prize for an undergraduate essay.
07/20/2018 - Matthew Schultz is among 5 LAS students who received the honor. A graduate of Prospect High School in Arlington Heights, Illinois, he will be learning Turkish in Baku, Azerbaijan.
04/20/2018 - Jessica Nicholas, a graduating PhD student in the Department of French and Italian, gave an invited talk titled “Community Translation and Interpretation: Challenges and Rewards,” on April 11 at th