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(The Celebration of Undergraduate Research
does not count for co-curricular credit)

Hope College French Film Festival

Join us January 30 – February 1 for a series of contemporary French films being shown as part of the Hope College French Film Festival!  All films are FREE and open to the general public, and include a post-screening discussion with members of the Hope faculty.  Note that all films are in French, but will include English subtitles. Please view a minimum of one film; a second film will give you 5 extra credits or bonus points.

Thursday, January 30 – Knickerbocker Theatre
Berlin 1885 – 4:00pm
L’Affaire Farewell – 7:00pm

Friday, January 31 – Winants Auditorium, Graves Hall
Les femmes du 6ème étage – 7 :00pm

Saturday, February 1 – Knickerbocker Theatre
La pirogue – 3:00pm
Monsieur Lazhar – 7:00pm

*The Film Festival Committee gratefully acknowledges the support of the following sponsors that made this festival possible: Hope College Cultural Affairs Committee, the Office of Multicultural Life and International Education, the Office of Events and Conferences, the Phelps Scholars Program, as well as the departments of Modern and Classical Languages, Political Science, International Studies, and History.

Speakers Series

Wednesday, February 12
MMC Auditorium 135
4:00 - 5 pm

Wenesday, February 19
Life After Hope
David James, Professor of English, Hope College
MMC Auditorium 135
4:00 - 5 pm

Monday, March 10
Dan Golembeski, Professor of French, Grand Valley State University
- “Speaking French in Ontario”
MMC Auditorium 135
4:00 - 5 pm

Friday, April 11  
13th Annual Celebration of Undergraduate Research  & Creative Performance
DeVos Fieldhouse (2:30-5:30 p.m.)

Rencontres Françaises


Beginning January 14, join us every Tuesday from 4:00 to 5:00pm at Lemonjello's Coffee (61 E. 9th Street) for the Pause-Café.  Immerse yourself in the French "café culture"...buy a cup of coffee, join us at a table, and amusez-vous bien!  All levels of French are welcome.  There is no particular agenda or topic of discussion, just casual conversation in French.

*Note that while the Pause-Café does not count for co-curricular credit, any students currently enrolled in a French course can still receive 1 bonus point toward their course grade for each time they attend (up to 5 extra or bonus points)

FRENCH CINÉ-CLUB (voir les annonces sur le site français : http://www.hope.edu/academic/language/french/events.html)

Films from the French ciné-club (In French without English subtitles)  will also earn co-curricular credits.  For students from the F201 level and up.