Author: Andrew Irving

Slaughter Salon Series: “Job Talk”

Friday, January 26, 2018 2:30 pm The Slaughter Salon Series is named in honor of Gertrude Slaughter and is organized as a service for our UW-Madison graduate students in French & Italian. Gertrude Elizabeth Taylor Slaughter (1870-1963) was an author, a patron of the arts, and a French House benefactor who left us her home and the land where the French House now stands on the shore of Lake Mendota. Ms. Slaughter opened her home to students in French & Italian and often organized intellectual “salons” throughout the year to discuss subjects such as art, literature, and philosophy. The first...

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Get your King Cake for Mardi Gras!

Mardi Gras 2018 is Tuesday, February 13th, and here on our side of the Atlantic, the King Cake is a big part of that tradition. Our head chef Karen is baking a limited number of cakes this year so pre-order yours now while supplies last! Description: Traditional New Orleans style, cinnamon-infused 10” round king cake, hand-twisted and baked to perfection, topped with our white creamy icing and purple, green & gold sprinkles. One King Cake Baby included. The cake serves 15-20 people. Pick-up (only) at the French House anytime from 7:30 am to 7:00 pm Monday, February 12th or...

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Madison French Camp

2018 Summer French Camp for campers 4-12 years old June 18-22 & June 25-29 Sponsored by the Alliance Française of Milwaukee Madison’s French Camp for Youth was founded in 1999 by a native-born Frenchwoman. Designed for children ages 4-12, Madison’s French Camp for Youth teaches French through various themes from the Francophone world.  Based on interactive stories, French Camp uses songs, crafts, games, snack time, and role play to develop interest, instill confidence, and provide opportunities for campers of any language level. No previous background in French is required. JUNE 18-22  C’est le cirque ! Come to the Circus,...

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Bienvenue à toute la famille !

Friday Nov. 3, 12:15pm As part of the UW-Madison Family Weekend “Open Class” series, the French House welcomes to lunch the parents and family of our French 301 students as well as all of our residents. From grandparents to siblings, Family Weekend gives the whole family a chance to see UW–Madison through the eyes of their Badger, and the French House gives them a chance to speak about it in French.  Lunch menu and reservation information can be found by clicking...

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Ouisconsin T-Shirts

  The Ouisconsin Idea brought to you by the UW-Alumni France Chapter. Show your support for French in Madison and the UW-France Ouisconsin Scholarship Fund by wearing your Ouisconsin Tee.  Ouisconsin Field Research Scholarships benefit University students and promote meaningful academic interaction between France and the University of Wisconsin. Each purchase adds $10 to the UW-Alumni France Ouisconsin Scholarship fund. All shirts are long-sleeved (47% cotton, 53% polyester), dark heather gray with UW red cardinal lettering. Click here to order...

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Centennial Gala

at Memorial Union Great Hall
Registration information coming soon!


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