The Esprit français cultural series is a way for all Valpo French students to connect with one another and with native speakers on campus.

Archive: 2016-2017

Printemps 2018


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Upcoming!

A haute voix & Fête du théâtre

April 12, 5:30 pm
Duesenberg Hall — VUCA
Students perform a play and celebrate the spoken word en français
Submit your text here!  Deadline: Noon, Monday, April 9

 

Goûter – Friday Conversation Hour

4 – 5 pm, LRC Studio, select Fridays:
January 19
February 2 and 16 (special Mardi Gras celebration on the 16th!)
March 23
April 6 and 20
May 4
Enjoy some French conversation with members of the Cercle français, along with a snack.  All French speakers of all levels are welcome!

 

Soirée crêpes

January 30, 6 pm
LRC
Make and enjoy tasty French crêpes

 

Faire du pain maison

February 6, 6 pm
Linwood House
Prof. Tomasik gives a bread-making lesson

 

Love Out Loud: Verses for Valentines

February 13, 6 pm
Duesenberg Hall — VUCA
International poetry-reading event

 

Foire aux fromages

March, LRC
Details TBA
Cheese tasting — an annual tradition!

 

 

Automne 2017


Goûter – Friday Conversation Hour

4:30 – 5:30 pm, LRC Studio, select Fridays:
September 8 and 22
October 6 and 20
November 3
December 1
Enjoy some French conversation with members of the Cercle français, along with a snack.  All French speakers of all levels are welcome!

 

Fête d’ouverture

Aug. 30, 5:30-7 pm, German House
Open House for French students. There will be food!


Cercle français Meet & Greet

Sept 8, 4:30 – 5:30 pm, LRC
The French Club hosts an informal gathering


French@Valpo

Sept. 19, 7 – 8 pm, LRC Studio
Learn all about the French major, minor, and more. Dessert provided!


French Perspectives on living and studying in the US

Oct. 19, 7 – 8 pm, LRC Studio
Hear from exchange students from France in a panel discussion


Career Panel

Nov. 13, 7 – 8 pm, LRC Studio
Learn about the career paths of several Valpo alum who majored in French


Bûche de Noël

Early December (details TBA)
Celebrate the end of the semester and bake a traditional French bûche de Noël 

 

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fr_openhousefr_crepesParticipation in Esprit français is integrated into all French courses, providing great opportunities for French students to use the language on a regular basis outside class while building closer connections with native speakers and fellow French students in the program.

En plus, c’est amusant!