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 2019-2020 Academic year is December 2019.

Students from Professor Julie Roger’s FREN 306 (Empathies françaises et francophones) created webpages for the course this semester, the first one for the department’s new site: http://macfrancais.com/courses/empathiesfrancaises/

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.