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FREN1020A Histoire de la langue française

A study of the evolution of the French language from the Middle Ages to the present.

French Films

Finding media in the Library

Using the Library Search Box, start with a keyword, author or title search. After you have a first search result, you may narrow down your search using the filter for DVD or the SciLi location to the right of your search results.




Bandes dessinées

The Brown Library has a collection of over 240 "bandes dessinées" (French language comic books) and graphic novels.  Enjoy reading Astérix, Lucky Luke, Tintin or newer titles by Schuiten or Tardi.  You may find your favorite titles by searching the Library Search box.  Most titles are kept at the Rock Reserve desk and can be checked out for a few hours. Other can be found in the stacks. To consult the complete list of titles which is up to date as of July 2013, click here.

Image, courtesy of Shoggy Waryn, French Studies

Photographs and Films

Videos, audio and hypermedia at the Institut de l'audiovisuel (INA) where French audiovisual materials are archived.

Chanson Française


Listen to Interactive radio on PressDisplay of Le Monde, Les Echos and Le Figaro (Brown users only).


On the Brown campus IPTV, select channel 72 to view TV5.

Le Monde: Section Culture

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