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Mina Rees Library
The Mina Rees Library maintains an information page of resources in French language and literature.

Resources Internet Francophones
Website of Francophone Internet resources maintained at the French program at Lehman College, City University of New York.

île en île
Literary database presenting more than two hundred Francophone authors.

Moteurs de recherche francophones
Page listing Internet search engines in French.

Oxford Online Dictionary
Listing of bilingual dictionaries.

Student Conferences

Listing of recent conferences organized by the students of the French PhD department.

Idiosyncrasy / Idiosyncrasie, organized by Chris Brandon, Eric Lynch, and Timothy E. Wilson and **upcoming** on March 1, 2013. Visit the website.

Sentimental Geographies, organized by Laila Pedro and Phillip Griffit and held on February 24, 2012. Read more at the Center for Humanities Website.

Collective Identities, organized by Chris Brandon and Timothy E. Wilson and held on February 18, 2011. Read the CFP.

Marginaliser le(s) centre(s), organized by Stève Puig and Chadia Chambers-Samadi and held on February 4, 2010. Read the CFP.

Policing Sexuality: Exploitation, Resistance and Censorship in French and Francophone Culture, held in November, 2008.

Locating Empire: Seduction, Domination, and Revolt in the French Cultural Reach, held in the Fall of 2006. 

French Orientalism: Culture, Politics, and the Imagined Other, held in the Fall of 2005.

Student Organizations

Organizations, groups and clubs of interest to French PhD Students.

The French Interdisciplinary Group For 17th Century Studies
Group created by French department students and chartered by the Graduate Center Doctoral Students' Council.

Africa Research Group
Interdisciplinary association of graduate students devoted to the study of Africa at the Graduate Center.

Other Sites of Interest


CARTE BLANCHE: French-American Theater Dialogue Series 
"Act French" festival held at the Graduate Center held in July-December of 2005. The program featured several dialogues, staged readings, performances, and a Translation ThinkTank.

New York/Paris exchange program, CUNY

Haitian Book Centre
Online bookstore.

Graduate Center New Housing Website

"Beginning with the Fall 2011 semester, the Graduate Center will offer affordable housing to doctoral students, postdoctoral fellows, and members of the faculty. The eight-story complex, located at 165 East 118th Street, will provide easy access to bus and subway lines and a quick commute to The Graduate Center. For more information, visit the Housing website.

Lettre ouverte au Ministre de l’Intérieur de la République Française, à l’occasion de sa visite en Martinique, par Edouard Glissant et Patrick Chamoiseau Poezibao: le journal permanent de la poésie