Samar Miled receives highest honors from American Journal of French Studies

Samar Miled headshot

Please join Romance Studies in congratulating Samar Miled for receiving the highest honors in the American Journal of French Studies 2020 national writing competition in French! Samar received 20th place for her poem, "Je ne l'ai pas choisie" in response to the prompt, "Why did you start learning French?"

Her playful and elegant description of  her relationship with the French language secured her top honors: "Je ne l’ai pas choisie. C’est elle qui m’a saisie" (I didn't choose it. It's she who got a hold of me).