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Learning Without Borders

“Studying French and its culture makes me feel more like a citizen of the world,” says Anika Hauk, a student who studied abroad in Montpellier, France last semester. Explore what Hauk and other undergraduate students learned about themselves while learning abroad.
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Exploring Poetry Beyond Paper

“Studying in the humanities is about striving to wander and wonder, which coincides with the idea that learning is joyful in that it never ends,” says Alexandre Dubois (PhD ‘19, French studies), who now teaches at the University of Mississippi. His dissertation explores the relationship between poetry and imperial expansionism, as seen in the growth of international railways.
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African Voices of Paris

African Voices of Paris is a four-part documentary series that highlights the lives of immigrants of African origin living in Paris. Director of the African Studies Initiative (ASI) and Associate Professor in the Department of Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature Shaden M. Tageldin speaks about how collaboration got ASI invested in this important project.

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