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The Department of French and Francophone Studies offers students a global perspective on the French-speaking world through a combination of language study, critical cultural studies, historical contextualization, and linguistic and cultural immersion. The French and Francophone studies curriculum is designed to promote understanding and awareness of the language, literatures, and cultures of the French-speaking world. Recent French and Francophone studies graduates now enjoy careers in teaching, translating, the arts, publishing, law, banking, management, business, government and non-profits, and medicine.

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French and Francophone Studies Department at Vassar College
124 Raymond Avenue, Box 705, Poughkeepsie, New York 12604-0705