Student Corner

French Department Student's Corner

Salut, I’m Zoe! I’m a junior at Barnard College studying political science and French from South Florida, and I use she/her/her pronouns. This year, I am a work-study student for the French Department. I’ve been studying French since freshman year of high school and have grown to love and appreciate many aspects of French and Francophone culture. Through this blog, I want to share some of my favorite French and Francophone media with you. Bisous!!

On Aya Nakamura's 2018 Self-Titled Album

Ever since I first listened to “Djadja” in 2019, I’ve been a huge fan of Aya Nakamura. She combines many of my favorite genres—rap, R&B, Afrobeats to name a few—and has a beautiful voice so she easily climbed to the top of my list of favorite artists. Unsurprisingly...