Tournées Film Festival at The Smith

Now in its fourth season and exploring topics from relationships to religion, the Tournées Film Festival will be hosted by the Hobart and William Smith Colleges French and Francophone Studies Department at the Smith Center for the Arts in downtown Geneva. Co-organized by French and Francophone Studies Postdoctoral Fellow Jennifer Cazenave and Assistant Professor of French and Francophone Studies ...  More >>

Chibnall '15 Awarded Fulbright to France

Cydney Chibnall '15 has been selected for a prestigious 2015-16 Fulbright U.S. Student Award to France, a highly prized honor that will give her the chance to work abroad as an English teaching assistant. During each of the past three years, more than 150 applicants have vied for the six teaching grants available annually in France. Known for being especially competitive, the Fulbright Program is...  More >>

Gallouët to Give Kinghorn Lecture

Catherine Gallouët, dean of William Smith College and professor of French and Francophone Studies, will deliver the Kinghorn Global Fellow Lecture on Thursday, April 30 at 6 p.m. in the Vandervort Room of the Scandling Campus Center. The lecture represents the culmination of Gallouët's research as the recipient of the 2014-15 John Readie & Florence B. Kinghorn Global Fellowship. Established ...  More >>

Dezago '15 Awarded Fulbright to Ecuador

Jordyn Dezago '15 has been selected for the prestigious 2015-16 Fulbright U.S. Student Award to Ecuador, giving her a coveted once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to follow her passion for teaching while advancing her connection with Ecuadorian culture. Through the program, Dezago will work in higher education as an English teaching assistant at an institution where she will instruct and mentor student...  More >>

WXXI: Tinkler, Wells on the Crusades

Assistant Professor of French and Francophone Studies Courtney Wells and Associate Professor of Art and Architecture Michael Tinkler recently were featured on "Connections with Evan Dawson" to discuss the controversy surrounding President Barack Obama's reference to the Crusades during the National Prayer Breakfast earlier this month. Along with professors from Nazareth College and the University...  More >>