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FRENCH LECTURE SERIES: Français en Californie (French in California)

All presentations are in Carson Hall 14, 3:30 p.m.

Le Programme de françaisvous invite à découvrir une collection unique de portraits de Francophones qui vivent dans la baiede San Francisco…
(The French Program invites you to discover unique French-speaking people living in the Bay area…)

  • February 22 - Entrepreneur, Serge Martial estaussiun auteur-compositeur-interprèteconnudansla baieavec son groupe Rue 66…
  • March 29 - Janis Couvreux, journaliste, a décidéun jour avec son mariMichel de faire le tour du monde et de donner à leursenfants uneéducationbilingue…
  • April 26 - Ancien présidentde l’Alliancefrançaisede Santa Rosa, Olivier Bertrand travaille dans le commerce du vin…



Spanish 201 Writing Partners/Mentors Event


Come by and say "hi"

Freshman Learning Community (FLC)

Our department offers MLL 161 "Behind the Scenes: Global Perspectives Through Film," a humanities learning community that combines your interest in studying global perspectives through film analysis with the study of a second language.

Masters in Spanish

A Master of Arts in Spanish is offered as a summer program through The School of Extended Education. The Priority Application deadline is in March.

Special Major: German Cultural Studies

A new Special Major in German Cultural Studies is being offered through the Interdisciplinary Studies program at SSU.
For more information contact Professor Michaela Grobbel at 664-2637, or michaela.grobbel@sonoma.edu.

The programs and courses of the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures make accessible to students the languages, literatures, and cultures of France and the Francophone world, Germany and other German-speaking countries, and Spain and Latin America.


Felicitations! Herzlichen Glückwunsch! ¡Felicidades!

On behalf of the faculty of the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, I would like to welcome our students to the 2017 fall semester! We look forward to working with you over the next academic year!
- Christine Renaudin, Chair, Modern Languages & Literatures