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Celebrate the Month of the Francophonie at UBC

Célébrez le mois de la Francophonie à UBC ! Vendredi le 9 mars : Iqaluit, un film de Benoît Pilon (Québec 2016) Buchanan Building  A 101, 19 :00. En partenariat avec Visions Ouest Productions. Mercredi le 14 mars : “Du Général au particulier: La race dans le triangle Canada-Québec-France, 1945 à 1970”, une conférence de […]

Be the next English teaching assistant in France!

The Teaching Assistant Program in France (TAPIF) is an opportunity to work in France for a seven-month period teaching English to French students of all ages. Each year, more than 200 Canadian citizens and permanent residents (between the ages of 20 and 35) teach in public schools throughout Metropolitan France and its overseas regions, such […]

Dr. Anna Casas Aguilar, appointed as Peter Wall Institute Scholar for 2018-2019

We are very pleased to announce that Dr. Anna Casas Aguilar is among the nine UBC scholars who have appointed to the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies for 2018-2019. During her tenure as a Wall Scholar, Dr. Casas Aguilar will advance two interrelated projects: she will forge ahead with the research for a new […]

Winner of the Arts Co-op Student of the Year Award for 2017 – Avril Espinosa-Malpica

The Department of French, Hispanic & Italians Studies congratulates Avril Espinosa-Malpica who is the recipient of the 2017 Arts Co-op Student of the Year award! Avril, who is  a combined major in Economics and Political Science with a minor in French,  was nominated for her impressive work as a Trade Commissioner Assistant with Global Affairs Canada Trade […]

FHIS Learning Centre Opening and Schedule (Term 2)

The FHIS Learning Centre, a free service available to all students enrolled in FHIS courses, is now open for the semester! If you would like to know more about what we do, please visit this page or email us at To schedule an appointment or view our Drop-in offerings, go here: We look forward to […]

The Francophone Movie Club is back!

January 19 Les rois mongols, a movie by Luc Picard (Québec, 2017) January 26  Back to Burgundy, a movie by Cédric Klapisch (France, 2017) March 9 Iqaluit, a movie by Benoît Pilon (Québec, 2016) March 23 Vues d’Afrique  UBC Buchanan Block A; salle  A101 The Centre de la Francophonie de UBC is a joint venture of the Department of French, […]

Research Seminar, Spring 2018: Provisional Timetable

The French, Hispanic, and Italian Studies Research Seminar is pleased to announce an updated schedule for the semester. More events may be added soon. If you would like to present in the Spring, please contact with or FRENCH, HISPANIC AND ITALIAN STUDIES RESEARCH SEMINAR Spring, 2018 Wednesdays, 3:00-4:30pm FHIS Department Lounge, 7th Floor, […]

Make Community Connections! Reading Week 2018 Projects for French, Hispanic, Italian Studies students

Looking for a break from the books this Reading Break? A 3-day project with an elementary school or non-profit organization can enable you to work in group settings, learn more about community issues, apply your academics in the real world, build lasting connections, and make a difference. Projects are from February 19th – 23rd, and […]

Tec de Monterrey Summer Programs – Information Session

Tec de Monterrey, Mexico Spanish Language and Mexican Culture Summer Programs (4 or 5 weeks, May – July, 2018) *** An information Session will be held on Thursday, January 11th, 12-2pm @ International House, 1783 West Mall *** Immerse yourself in the language and culture of Mexico while earning credits towards your UBC degree. Application […]

Study in Québec City Program: info sessions (Nov. 20 & 28)

You are invited to an information session on the UBC Global Seminar: Study in Québec City Program When:  Monday, November 20, 2017 Time:    4:00PM – 5:00PM Where:  Buchanan Tower, 7th Floor Lounge OR When:  Tuesday, November 28, 2017 Time:    2:30PM – 3:30PM Where:  Buchanan Tower, 7th Floor Lounge At the session you will learn about […]