French Cultural Events

Learn French culture outside the classroom!

Dates and events updated regularly.

Alliance Française in Minneapolis
Six CSB/SJU French 311 students attend a talk at the Alliance Française.

FALL 2019

La Table Française / French Table

Become more acquainted with the French culture while practicing your language skills with other French students in a relaxed environment. Casual conversation over dinner. Très civilisée!

Tuesdays (dates below) •  5:30-6:30 PM 
Alternating between the Refectory (SJU) & Gorecki Dining Hall (CSB) on the following dates:
9/10 (CSB); 9/24 (SJU); 10/8 (CSB); 10/22 (SJU); 11/5 (CSB); 11/19 (SJU); 12/3 (CSB)

Look for the French flag!  Flag of France.svg

Soirée film / French Film Night

All films start at 7:00 PM and feature English subtitles.

  • September 10 - "Vatel" (2000) - Richarda N16/17, CSB
  • October 16 - TBD - SJU
  • November 13 - TBD - CSB

Alsatian (Franco/Germanic) Friendship Celebration - TBA

A collaboration between French Cultural Events and German Club featuring cultural foods and activities. 

French Mass and Carols

This year's French mass will be on December 8th at 3:00 PM in the Sacred Heart Chapel at Saint Benedict's Monastery, followed by Carols in French at 4:00 PM in the Gathering Place. All are welcome!


Festival Lyrique - April 23, 2020 in HCC Alum Hall (CSB)

Our flagship event of the year. All are welcome--students, faculty, staff, monastics, community members. Recite a poem, sing a song (original or learned), or perform a skit--whatever you choose--in French!
RSVP to  [email protected] if interested in performing.

Celebrating Scholarship & Creativity Day - April 23, 2020
The Department of Languages and Cultures invites you to attend our students' senior capstone research presentations.

French Game NightFrench Game Night

Also, follow French Club on Facebook to learn about more cultural events including games, crafts, films, dance nights and CREPES!

List of French TV Series Available on VOD Platforms