Each year the French Department honors an outstanding graduating senior with the Stephen A. Freeman Prize.  The award was established in 2002 with proceeds from the Stephen A. Freeman fund, a generous gift from Jerry and Carol Waldorf Lohr '58 to support undergraduate instruction in French. 

News & Events

WELCOME Class of 2019!  We look forward to seeing you in the Chateau!

THANK YOU to Lois and Harvey Watson for our newly endowed French Department! Read more...

The Inaugural Lecture, for The Lois B. Watson Professor of French, titled "Big Life, Little Death" was delivered by Paula Schwartz on April 14, 2015.

Private Music Lessons

Fall 2015 Private Music Lessons
Online registration: September 15-19 (CLOSED)


Lessons begin: September 21




Opportunities in French

Internships in France

If you are an American citizen between the ages of 20 and 30 with a proficiency in French and an interest in education, then the Teaching Assistant Program in France is for you!

· Spend 7-9 months in France with a stipend
· Master the French language through linguistic immersion
· Acquire valuable teaching experience
· Gain privileged insights into contemporary France

For more information, please visit the website