Jianna Walker, MA in French candidate, has received the Premio Extraordinario de Fin de Grado Santa Catalina de Alejandría award, given by the University of Oviedo (Principality of Asturias, Spain). Jianna will travel to Spain this October to meet the royal family and to attend the Princess of Asturias Award ceremony. Congratulations!
The Department welcomes these Fall 2023 additions to our graduate student community: Beatrice Chen (New York University); Juliette Goutierre (Sorbonne-Université, Paris IV); Madeline MacLeod (Stanford University); Renate Mattar (Paris III, la Sorbonne Nouvelle); Samantha Raup (Lycoming College); Max Salata (Yale University); Clarisse Vazquez (University of California San Diego); Jianna Walker (University of Oviedo).
Congratulations to the Columbia undergraduate and graduate students who participated in the 2023 Choix Goncourt-US under the mentorship of Laurence Marie! By a stroke of good luck, Makenzy Orcel, author of “Une somme humaine” this year's winning book, happened to be in New York to meet the student judges from Columbia, Duke, MIT, NYU, Princeton, Yale and UVA. View photos on Facebook.
Congratulations to senior French majors Mckenzy Metter and Rosa McCann, who have been elected to Phi Beta Kappa.
The Department congratulates Sophia Mo, who has accepted a position as Assistant Professor (tenure track) in the Department of French, Francophone & Italian Studies with a courtesy appointment in the Department of African and African-American Studies at the University of Kansas.