French and Italian News

2023 DLCL Commencement Address by Dominick Lawton, Assistant Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures.
Here are the forms to submit papers to the DLCL Undergraduate Academic Prizes for Academic Year 2022-2023.

The Department of French and Italian was once the brightest, if not the biggest, constellation in the Stanford firmament.  John Freccero, René Girard, Michel Serres, Valentin…

Rita Dove is one of the foremost contemporary U.S. poets (U.S.

Alexei Grinbaum will be teaching in Stanford Professor Jean-Pierre Dupuy’s class, …

2022 DLCL Commencement Address by Sarah Prodan, Assistant Professor of French and Italian.
The France-Stanford Center for Interdisciplinary Studies is pleased to announce three new student prizes named for three people whose lives and careers spanned France and the United States, bringing…
The DLCL community mourns the loss of Ralph Hester, a prominent professor of French in the School of Humanities and Sciences. Hester died Nov. 29, 2020 at his Stanford home. He was 88.
Cécile Alduy, Professor of French Literature and Culture and Chair of the DLCL recently wrote an article regarding gender and the COVID-19 pandemic.