News

First-year language coordinator Dr. Daniel Hoffmann has been selected from more than 500 nominees as a recipient of the Campus's "Extraordinary Teaching in Extraordinary Times" award. Thank you, Daniel, for the innovation and creativity you've helped bring to our program during these disruptive times!


Congratulations to Debarati Sanyal on the award of a Guggenheim Fellowship for her book project, Arts of the Border: Voices of Displacement at the Edges of Europe! Read about Professor Sanyal and the three other Berkeley Guggenheim awardees in the Daily Cal. The announcement of the fellows can be found here. Bravo, Debarati, on this amazing distinction!


2013 Ph.D. Maya Angela Smith, currently Associate Professor of French at the University of Washington, has just been named co-winner of the 2020 Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for French and Francophone Studies for her book Senegal Abroad! Read the award announcement here!


Congratulations to Professor Emerita Suzanne Guerlac, Professor Emerita Ann Smock, Professor Mairi McLaughlin, and Professor Nicholas Paige, on the publication of their new books! They can't even fit in the same photo... Please see the "Books" section of our site for more information!


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Congratulations to this year’s winners of the Mousseau Undergraduate Prizes In French!

To: Our Spring 2020 Graduates in French