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French @ UMA

Language • Culture • Heritage • Community

Bonjour et bienvenue! This site is devoted to all things French at UMA. You can learn about our courses and the French minor. Whether you just learning or re-awakening your French, see FAQ to find out what class might be right for you. Not sure why French is an important language in today’s world? You can discover more about the global importance of French.

You can also find out more about cultural activities such as the French Conversation TableFun in French for Kids (for children ages 3-10), and other special Cultural Events.  To receive e-mails about French-related cultural events and activities at UMA, you can sign up here. Please stay in touch and get involved!

If you looking to explore study abroad options, read about Project Maine France, which allows students in the UMaine System to study in a French university.

You can also get to know Chelsea Ray, Assistant Professor of French and Comparative Literature at UMA. In this video, she talks about a previous French film festival at UMA and why she is so passionate about teaching French.