Andres, a student at Colby College, came to France with the program during the Spring semester. Due to the worldwide outbreak of Covid-19, like all our students, Andres had to return earlier than planned after two months in Paris. He answered a few questions on Zoom to tell us what he thought about his experience … Continue reading “La France est un pays très beau, et il y a beaucoup de choses à faire”
Amelia is a French and History major at Williams College, and she came to France for both the fall and spring semester. She tells us about her experience as an exchange student in Paris. [Translation to English was made by Hamilton in France.] Tu es spécialiste en histoire et français. En tant que spécialiste en … Continue reading Interview: Amelia’s Academic Year In France
Cydnie Martin is a Biochemistry and Francophone Studies major from Bowdoin College. She also happens to be a passionate field hockey player, and she speaks about how it was like to play in a Parisian club when she came to study in France for a semester.
Rosie is a student from Colby College, and she came in France with our program during the Fall semester. Here, she took a literature class at Paris Diderot, and she wrote about how this experience was for her. Every Thursday evening, I head across Paris for my course, “Du faits divers au récit littéraire,” where … Continue reading Studying Literature at a Parisian University
Among the wide range of courses available with the Hamilton in France program, students can take Economics at the University of Paris Diderot (Paris 7). That's what Samuel and Joseph chose to do, and they talk about their experience in this interview from earlier in the semester.
Following the Covid-19 outbreak during the Spring semester of 2020, Hamilton in France students safely went back to their home country. Juliana DeSimone '21, a student from Hamilton College, talks about what it was like to come back early, how it is to study online, and reflects on her two months spent in France.
Thanks to the generosity of various French institutions and individuals, all of us can continue expanding our knowledge of French culture during the current lockdown. How? Through virtual exhibitions and tours, e-books, movies to stream, concerts to watch, and food to cook with online courses. Here is a non-exhaustive list of what is available at … Continue reading Virtual Exhibitions, E-Books, Cooking Lessons… Access French Culture Online During Lockdown
Margaret Werner, an Amherst College student who came to Paris with Hamilton in France for the fall semester, received a disposable camera as a present for her birthday. She made great use of this present during her semester, as she explains in the following text (the photos in this post were taken with her camera). … Continue reading Disposable Camera, Permanent Memories
After two months spent in our dear city of Paris—six months for students who arrived in September—Hamilton in France students returned safely to their home country following the confinement measures taken worldwide to fight the spread of Covid-19. While it has been heartbreaking for many students to leave France earlier than planned—and for Hamilton staff … Continue reading Hamilton in France Moves Online During Confinement
Nantes, a city located in southern Britanny, shelters some strange creatures: enormous mechanical animals called the "Machines de Nantes". As we traveled to the city to learn about its culture and history, we got to have a closer look at these creatures. Here are a few photos from that day.