Research in the Department of French

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Our research culture is vibrant, innovative and unique

The diverse areas of specialization of faculty members allow for the exploration of continuities and differences across time and space, and the variety of theoretical frameworks used by members in their research also enriches diversity of perspective. From the many content areas of our research (Linguistics and Applied Linguistics, French, Québécois and Francophone literature and culture, Literature from the Middle Ages to the 21st century...) several intersections among our work emerge:

Featured faculty videos

Who are our researchers? What do they study?

Faces of UVic Research is a series of "elevator pitch" style videos showcasing the passion and commitment of UVic researchers. It's a great way to discover what some of our faculty are researching. Some topics include: computer-assisted language learningMedieval and Renaissance literature, Acadian French, post-enlightenment thought and culture, and the application of Darwinism to storytelling.

See more videos from the French playlist on YouTube.