Why French and Francophone Studies?

The Department of French and Francophone Studies endorses Macalester College’s mission of providing its students with a broad liberal arts education that emphasizes the vital importance of internationalism and multiculturalism.


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Deadline to apply for Study Away for the 2018-2019 Academic year is December 6, 2017.

Congratulations to Amelia Fedo, class of 2013. She was awarded a Chateaubriand fellowship and will be studying Victor Hugo, the ”Bagnes” in Grenoble, Paris, and South of France.

We are please to announce the hire of Professor Elhadji Diop whose specializes in Sub-Saharan African Francophone Studies.

The Wall Street Journal published an article that ranks Foreign Languages and Literatures as one of the top paying liberal arts majors.  Please click HERE to read the article.