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Activities for French Students

Texas Tech French Club

French Conversation Meeting: This informal and fun conversational French club is open to students, faculty, staff, and interested community members. All levels are welcome! Please visit the Texas Tech French Club Facebook page for meeting locations.

Movie Night: Join us to view fully subtitled French language films! All screenings are free and open to the public. Visit our Facebook page for more details.

Pi Delta Phi

The Beta Xi chapter of the national French honorary society Pi Delta Phi is open to advanced students of French with outstanding academic records.

Tournées Film Festival


The French section of the Department of Classical & Modern Languages and Literatures at TTU was chosen to host the 2021 iteration of the Tournées Film Festival, sponsored by the FACE Foundation and the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the United States, with additional support from the Humanities Center at TTU and the Department of Classical & Modern Languages and Literatures.

This event is part of the French Cultures Festival coordinated by the Cultural Service of the French Embassy in Houston

This entirely virtual festival took place from March 12 to April 21, featuring 6 French/Francophone films followed by Zoom panels with both TTU and outside scholars discussing each film.

The festival was open to the entire Texas Tech community. Here is a list of all the films screened:

March 12-17: The Freshmen (Première année), dir. Thomas Lilti 

Zoom panel on March 17 at 6:30 p.m. CST, featuring Dr. Cheryl Erwin (TTUHS) and Dr. Fareed Ben-Youssef (TTU)

March 19-24: By the Grace of God (Grâce à Dieu), dir. François Ozon

Zoom panel on March 24 at 6:30 p.m. CST, featuring Dr. Levilson Reis (Otterbein University) and Dr. Loïc Bourdeau (University of Louisiana-Lafayette)

March 29-31: Portrait of a Lady on Fire (Portrait de la jeune fille en feu), dir. Céline Sciamma

Zoom panel on March 31 at 6:30 p.m. CST, featuring Dr. Allison Whitney (TTU) and David Foshee (TTU)

April 2-7: Hyenas (Hyènes), dir. Djibril Diop Mambéty

Zoom panel on April 7 at 6:30 p.m. CST, featuring Dr. Joya Uraizee (Saint Louis University) and Dr. Ken Harrow (Michigan State University)

April 9-14: Just Don't Think I'll Scream (Ne croyez pas que je hurle), dir. Frank Beauvais

Zoom panel on April 14 at 6:30 p.m. CST, featuring Dr. Elaine Roth (Indiana University-South Bend) and Dr. Rebecca Sheehan (California State University-Fullerton)

April 16-21: Varda by Agnès (Varda par Agnès), dir. Agnès Varda

Zoom panel on April 21 at 6:30 p.m. CST, featuring Dr. Ben Poole (TTU) and Dr. Virginia Whealton (TTU)

CMLL French Language & Area Studies

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