Last Tuesday, the Cultural Services of the French Embassy and the French Publishers’ Agency hosted a professional meeting of comic books publishers. French and American publishers got to meet and discuss a whole range of subjects, comparing the industry in the two countries, and raising common questioning and challenges.
A meetup in NYC brings together French and American editors and publishers of comics; French Minister of Culture affirms French government's commitment to investing in the country's cultural resources; and Valéri Zenatti awarded Prix Libraries en Seine.
The Higher Education Department of the Embassy of France and the George Washington University’s School of Media and Public Affairs hosted the 2015 Lafayette Debates, an intercollegiate debate tournament, on the topic of climate ch
Emmanuel Ceysson, principal harpist at the Opéra National de Paris for the past decade, has won the audition at the Metropolitan Opera for the seat left vacant by Deborah Hoffman who died in February 2014. He will start in September, performing one his favorite pieces: Tannhäuser by Wagner.
A list of this month's livestream events at Albertine Books, within the Cultural services of the French Embassy. Each month Albertine hosts a number of lively events with visiting authors and other personalities who's work is in some way related to French Culture. All events are free and open to the public.
Students of the DePaul University French Department Are Engaging In The Fight Against Climate Change
In order to better understand the importance of the climatic issues to the American public, the students of the French department of DePaul University translated an exhibit into English created by the French Ministry for the Environment.
Artists pay hommage to La Hune, the famous Parisian bookstore closing next month; new plans proposed to meet France's request for lower tax rate on e-books, 33 Days by Léon Werth is published in English for first time with introduction by his friend Antoine de Saint-Exupéry; Stéphane Mallarmé's translation and Edouard Manet's illustrations of Edgar Allan Poe's The Raven; and BTBA shortlist announcements.