Le Mois de la Langue Française

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The 21st Annual AATF National French Week is November 4-10th, 2020

But since everything is different in 2020, the UMD French department is celebrating all month long.

Celebrate by participating in virtual events dedicated to French language and culture throughout November.

Le 5 novembre: Soirée Crêpes, 5-6:30

Attend a virtual crêpe making class with Clara Bichon and Guilhem Le Saux. Click on the event name to register for the Zoom link and check the list of ingredients so you can cook along.

Le 10 novembre: A Day in Paris, 4-5 or 5-6

We are partnering with Airbnb to give you a virtual day in Paris. Choose a French (4-5) or English (5-6) virtual experience that includes cultural quirks, iconic landmarks, and little-known facts of Paris. Space is limited, registration required by November 8th. Click the event name for more details.

Le 12 novembre: Trivia Night, 6-7

Participate in a French trivia game, hosted by the Language House. 

Le 14 novembre: Soirée film, 7-9

Join FLO, the student-led French Language Organization for a viewing of Le Chant du Loup.

Le 16 novembre: Emily in Paris: Insulting Cliché or Witty Commentary?, 6-7:30

Come participate in a roundtable discussion about the American fascination with Paris and hear what members of our Frenchdepartment have to say about common (mis)representations of the French. Click the event name above to register and find out how you can participate.

Le 18 novembre: TAPIF Informational Session, 4-5

Are you interested in teaching English in France after graduation? Don't miss a special virtual information session from the Teaching Assistant Program in France. Register here to attend.

Le 20 novembre: Future of French Virtual Lecture, 3:30-5

Attend a virtual lecture as part of the Future of French lecture series. Dr. Marilyn Matar will be speaking on “L’Histoire en marche: Mémoire urbaine et sonore de Beyrouth.” 


Attend 3 out of the 7 events and be entered to win a prize.

Email Dr. Wegmann (hwegmann@umd.edu) with a list of the events you attended by November 23. Once we confirm your attendance, you will be entered to win 1 of 3 great prizes.