The doctoral program in Francophone Studies is designed to provide a broad knowledge of the Francophone world, including France, Francophone Europe, Quebec, Acadia, Louisiana, the Antilles and Haiti, Sub-Saharan Africa, the Indian Ocean, the Maghreb, and the Mediterranean. The program offers a variety of approaches: literary, linguistic, critical, ethnographic, and historical. Courses offered through the departments of History, Sociology and Anthropology, and English (Folklore) complement those taught in the French and Francophone Studies program.
For information about application materials and expectations, visit the Graduate School's application information page.
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Additional Application Materials
In addition to the general Graduate School Application Materials, you must also submit:
- Statement of Academic Purpose
- Writing Sample (approximately 30 pages total in French)
- Audio Recording (for non-native French Speakers)
GRE scores are not required. Contact the program's graduate coordinator for more details.
- For fall admission, assistantships, and fellowships, the deadline is March 1.
- For spring admission and assistantships, the deadline is November 1.
Dr. Loic Bourdeau
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