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Laurent Zunino

Distinguished Lecturer in French and Francophone Studies
26C Alumni Memorial Bldg


Laurent Zunino is a Lecturer in French studies. He supports the development of French and Francophone culture and languages through extracurricular activities such as the French Immersion Weekend Program, the UT International Festival, and the MFLL Soccer Tournament. He teaches undergraduate language classes levels 100-300.

He is also President of the Alliance Fran├žaise of Knoxville (


  • July 2020 - Institut Fran├žais Workshops: The Online Cultural Offer: What Can We Offer Our Audience Beyond the Crisis? / how to build an action program? Video Game & Book
  • July 2020 - Virtual Conference Games for Change Festival: 3 days conference on gaming topics such as The Unifying Power of Video Games; Using Game Design to Empower Underserved Youth; Antiracism and XR; Learning remotely using VR; Seven F Words You Can Use in School
  • July 2020 - TLI Virtual Vol Bootcamp: Workshops on Canvas Overview/ Inclusion and Universal Design for Learning/ Online teaching and Active Learning/ Group Work and Collaboration/ Online Assessment
  • March and April 2020 - Teaching and Learning Innovation (TLI) UT Knoxville
    Presentation on Facilitating Collaboration on Experiential Learning
    Online presentation on Lifelong Learning in the Classroom
  • April 2019 - Innovative Teaching and Learning Conference Knoxville
    Presentation on Supporting and Assessing Foreign Language Learning with a mobile app
  • October 2018 - MIFLC Knoxville
    Workshop on Implementation of Location-Based Learning Games: From Playing to Designing
  • M.A in French, University of Tennessee, 2011
  • B.A. in French, University of Tennessee, 2009
  • B.A. in Forestry, from the Centre Arradon in Bretagne, 1997
  • Faculty innovator for Teaching and Learning Innovation Program at UT in 2020
  • MFLL Teaching and Methodology workshops organizer since 2017
  • Organizer of extra-curricular activities for UT French section since 2012 (French Immersion weekend; French Showcase; French Connections @ UT International Education Week; French @ UT International Festival; French Team MFLL Soccer Tournament; Talent Show)

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