FHSU celebrates National French Week

For one week, Fort Hays State University is turning this German community into a French celebration. The Department of Modern Languages is inviting the Hays community to join with them in celebrating National French Week, Nov. 2-9.

Events for the week include:

Thursday, Nov. 2, 7 to 9 p.m., Rarick Hall, room 114. Watch the French film "La Veuve de Saint-Pierre" with free refreshments.

Friday, Nov. 3, noon to 1:30 p.m., Rarick Hall, room 303. Taste French cheeses and French breads. City Commissioner Henry Schwaller IV will sign a proclamation.

Monday, Nov. 6, Forsyth Library and the Hays Public Library. Display of things French, including a letter from President Bush on "Why study French?," Famous Americans who speak French, and pictures from the FHSU tour of France.

Tuesday Nov. 7, 7 to 9 p.m., Hays Public Library. The French Club celebrates French history and film with "The Lady and the Duke," a film about the French Revolution and the events leading to the overthrow of the monarchy in France, with free refreshments.

Wednesday, Nov. 8, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., State Room, Memorial Union. Learn how to make crepes bretonnes at French Table and enjoy them with a free drink.

Thursday, Nov. 10, 6 to9 p.m., McMindes Hall. Join the French Club in eating a traditional dinner of boeuf bourguignon.

For more information contact Dr. Jean-Marie Salien, professor of modern languages, at (785) 628-4100.

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