French House "100 years" logoThe French House is celebrating 100 years !

With more than 2000 undergraduate residents over the years, scores of conferences and lectures hosted and celebrated, and who knows how many baguettes and bourguignons consumed, what was once a bright idea of a few dedicated faculty in 1918 has blossomed into a Madison landmark.

In January 2018, we will begin celebrating, big and small, and hope you will join us along the way. Our celebrations will wrap on Homecoming Weekend, October 19-20, 2018, with Friday’s Centennial Celebration Gala at the Great Hall of Memorial Union and Saturday’s Tailgate Brunch at the French House before the big game against Illinois.

All Centennial Events are listed below (links will become active when more information is available).  For regular updates, please make sure you join our mailing list, like us on Facebook and connect on LinkedIn.

drinks, dinner & surprises
Friday, October 19, 2018

On Wisconsin!
Saturday, October 20, 2018

campaign launches in
December 2017

lecture, discussion & lunch
Friday, October 19, 2018

discover what’s French in Madison
September 2018 (day TBA)

Allons enfants de la patrie…
July 12-15, 2018

graduate student conference
April 6-7, 2018

a social & intellectual space for our graduate students
Spring & Fall 2018

Wednesday dinners pay homage to our traditions and our community
Fall & Spring 2018

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Share your memories.

Sunday Cinémathèque
at the Chazen
8 films by Alain Tanner

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