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Department of French

Welcome to the Department of French

The Department of French is one of the largest in the country, and the French course one of the most varied. Many members of the Department are leading researchers in their specialist fields.

We try to get to know as many of you as possible and we make every effort to help you get the best from your course. Enquiries should be directed in the first instance to the Secretary of the Department, Esther Palmer, but I hope that you will find all of us very approachable.

We are extremely proud of the reputation of the Department which has consistently been judged outstanding in both teaching and research. As you join us, we wish you every success.

On these pages you can find out about:

Undergraduate courses

Postgraduate courses

Teaching staff and their research interests

Research students

Department news

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Latest News

Jonathan Culler: Baudelaire without Benjamin

27 April 2016

Join Jonathan Culler, Class of 1916 Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Cornell University, for a lecture on Baudelaire without Benjamin at 5:30pm on 27 April 2016, Lady Mitchell Hall.