Supported by a generous bequest from the late Mrs. Ada Belle Winthrop-King, Florida State University's Winthrop-King Institute for Contemporary French and Francophone Studies is a center for interdisciplinary scholarship on France and the French-speaking world. Through its program of distinguished guest speakers, visiting professors and conferences, together with undergraduate and graduate awards, the Institute offers outstanding opportunities for students, scholars and researchers who share the passion of Mrs. Winthrop-King for France, its civilization and language, and the wider French-speaking world.
Our main areas of activity
- Organizing conferences on French and Francophone studies
- Publishing journals and books that draw on work presented at our conferences
- Offering scholarships to undergraduate students in the department of Modern Languages for study abroad programs
- Offering travel awards to graduate students in the department of Modern Languages and Linguistics to support both conference and research travel
- Providing teaching enhancements to qualified Graduate Teaching Assistants in the department of Modern Languages and Linguistics