Pause Café

This semi-monthly conversation table meets at the campus Starbucks. All levels of French are welcome! Spring 2018 dates are March 6, March 20, April 10, and April 17.


National French Week 

The first week in November is National French Week. To celebrate, French students plan and execute a variety of events open to the campus at large. This year's activities included a cheese tasting, trivia, pétanque, and a film screening of La Belle et la Bête (1946, Jean Cocteau). For detailed schedule, click here.


The Little Prince Read-A-Thon

In conjunction with Le Petit Prince: Art, Expression, Philosophie (FREN202; offered in the Spring), the Department sponsors an annual read-though of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's beloved classic. All JU students are invited to come and go, read and/or listen. The entire read-aloud of this short novella takes about 2 hours and is held outdoors in the Council Courtyard. Rain location is announced in advance.