Year of Establishment : 1939
Research Scholars : Mr. Rhitobrata Bhattacharya, research on Satyajit Ray and the Cannes Film Festival, Supevisor: Dr. MoharDaschaudhuri, registered in July 2011.
Projects : Translation of Marguerite YourcenarsLes Nouvellesorientales into Bengali.
Thrust areas in teaching and research of the academic Department / Center : French and francophone literature, literary translation and Womens writing in French and Bengali (1970-1990)
Teaching support :
- Learning through projects based on personal choice
- Workshops held with the Embassy of France
- Study circle outside class-routine on topics selected by participants
- Presentation by students and teachers with power point (projector)
Research support : Projector, funded by UGC Equipment Fund, XIth Plan
Major Activities : Internation workshop on Canadian Francophone culture and literature was held in 2014, and another international workshop on Belgian culture and literature was held in 2015.
Campus : College Street
Address for communication : Department of French, 2nd Floor, Ashutosh Building, 87/1 College Street, Kolkata-700087