Notre Dame's French club, Le Cercle Français, welcomes all members of the Notre Dame community to come together in appreciation of the rich language and culture of France and Francophone countries.
We host or sponsor a variety of events throughout the year including monthly Table Française meals in the South Dining Hall, film screenings, French masses, crêpe parties, information sessions on study and internship opportunities abroad, and an annual trip to Chicago in the spring. We also aim to promote related campus events such as film screenings at the DeBartolo Center for the Performing Arts and academic conferences or lectures.
Le Café Français
A monthly gathering of the Francophone and Francophile communities at Notre Dame, who enjoy pains au chocolat and lively conversation. Please visit the Romance Languages calendar for dates and times.
French Theatre Production
This course, taught by Paul McDowell, culminates in the full costume production of an immensely successful French play. Recent productions have included Molière’s L’Avare, Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme, Les Femmes savantes, Les Fourberies de Scapin, Le Médecin malgré lui, Tartuffe, as well as Musset’s On ne badine pas avec l’amour.