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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more

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Level: Open
Duty: Research,Teaching
Linguistic Field: Applied Linguistics
Specific Language: French
Application Deadline: 15-Jan-2014
Supporting Institution: University of California, Davis
Department of French and Italian
LL Issue: 24.4758
Posted: 26-Nov-2013
Support Description: Doctoral Program Fellowships in French - University of California, Davis

The Department of French and Italian at the University of California, Davis is accepting applications for our graduate programs in French.

- We offer both MA and PhD degrees.
- Option to pursue one of two tracks - French Literature or French Linguistics.
- Students enjoy close working relationships with nationally recognized research-active faculty.
- Open curriculum - potential to create your own path with all the resources of a top-tier university at your disposal.
- Designated Emphases (graduate minors) allow you to pursue a secondary concentration in Classics and the Classical Tradition, Critical Theory, Feminist Theory and Research, Second Language Acquisition, or Studies in Performance and Practice.
- Teaching Assistantships and Fellowships cover the cost of tuition and pay a stipend for rent and living expenses.
- Excellent support on the job market and with proven record of professional placement.
- Enjoy the "green" spirit of a lively and bike-friendly Northern California college town. Davis is conveniently situated for access to both the cosmopolitan culture of the San Francisco Bay Area and the unparalleled natural beauty of Lake Tahoe, Napa and Sonoma, and the Pacific Coast.

Apply by January 15 to be considered for Fellowships. Rolling admission until May 15.

For more information and for a link to our on-line application visit:

Or contact Claire Goldstein (cbgoldstein Linguist List ucdavis), Associate Professor
and Graduate Advisor in French.
Application Web Address: http://frenchanditalian.ucdavis.edu/graduate-program-french
Contact Information: Claire Goldstein Associate Professor and Graduate Advisor in French cbgoldstein@ucdavis