French Department News & Events

Upcoming Events

SOIRÉE CABARET: The French House celebrates the end of the year with the traditional "Soirée cabaret", Friday May 6th at 8:30 P.M. in Newport House. The show will feature performances of students and faculty in the French Department, and French food will be served! For those who want to, let's meet at 4:00 P.M. in Newport kitchen for a French bakery workshop!

 Recent Lecture:

"How Did I Get Here?: Humanities in the First Person" Wednesday, April 1st, 5:00 p.m. in the Center for Humanistic Inquiry at Amherst College
A diverse panel of speakers from a range of disciplines explore the subjectivities, intimacies, autobiographies, and secrecies that animate scholarly work,whether openly or unconsciously. Guest speakers will include Anne Brancky of Vassar College, Yasser Elhariry, Robert St. Clair and Katherine Hornstein of Dartmouth College, Annabel Kim of Duke University and  Khary Polk of Amherst College. Symposium organized by Youna Kwak of New York University and Raphaël Sigal of Amherst College, with support from the Center for Humanistic Inquiry and the French Department at Amherst College.

Please check out our photo galleries to see some photos from our November 2014 mini-colloquium honoring Professor Hewitt's thirty years of teaching at Amherst College.