The Center of Excellence at the Ohio State University promotes French and Francophone culture in the Midwest and beyond


Recent News

September 1, 2022

Ohio State University has just launched this summer a new online series called French Press, presented by Associate Professor of French and creative writer Benjamin Hoffmann.

The program…

July 1, 2022
[Original article published by Villa Albertine]

More than 70 international artists and thinkers will pursue customized residencies across the United States, exploring the…

January 19, 2022
[Original article published by the College of Arts and Sciences at The Ohio State University]

Michaël Ferrier has been to the United States before, but he’s never been to the Midwest.

September 1, 2021
[Original article published by the Department of French and Italian at The Ohio State University]

In December 2020, the Department of French and Italian was selected by the Cultural Services of…

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Associate Professor & Director of the Center of Excellence
Assistant to the Director
Sarah-Grace Heller
Department Chair and Associate Professor of French
Jennifer Willging
Associate Professor of French