The French section at the University of Memphis offers a variety of courses at the
undergraduate and graduate levels, including courses on business, literature from
the Middle Ages to the 21st century, and Francophone studies, among others.
For more information about French at The University of Memphis, please contact:
Dr. Denis Grélé
Jones Hall 253C
Dr. Will Thompson
Jones 257A (generally available Tue, Wed, Thu 11:45-12:45)
901-678-3160 or 901-678-3372
- The new film Renoir opens in Memphis on Saturday, May 31 at the Ridgeway 4 Theatre. The film tells the story of celebrated Impressionist painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir
(Michel Bouquet), in declining health at age 74; his son Jean, who returns home after
being wounded in World War I; and Andrée (Christa Theret), the young woman who rejuvenates,
enchants and inspires both father and son. Click here for more information about the film.
- Find out more information about our study abroad programs in Lille, France and Chicoutimi, Québec here.
- Dr. Will Thompson gave a talk entitled "When the Mississippi Was French: The French Historical and
Cultural Legacy in the Upper Mississippi Valley" on December 6 at St. Agnes Academy.
For an interview (in French) by Dr. Matu discussing his research, click here.