Department of English and Modern Languages

Alliance Française de Saint Joseph

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The Alliance Française de Saint Joseph is an independent chapter of a worldwide organization that promotes the use and appreciation of French language and cultures through classes, programs, social events, and information resources.

The Alliance Française is a non-profit organization, founded in 1883 in Paris, which now has over 1100 chapters in 132 countries. There are 141 chapters in the United States, with over 30,000 members.

The mission of the Alliance Française is to increase understanding of the French language, literature, history and culture among people in the United States and to encourage cultural exchange, mutual understanding and friendship.