MAY 25, 2016

The French Embassy and IIE strengthen their partnership with a new Benjamin Franklin Scholarship

By Higher Education

The French Embassy provides more funding and modifies its existing Benjamin Franklin Scholarship Program to increase study abroad in France as part of the Transatlantic Friendship and Mobility Initiative and IIE's Generation Study Abroad Campaign.

MAY 25, 2016

Lafayette Debates 2016 - The balance between Security and Civil Liberties in Democracies

By Higher Education

Since 2013, the French Embassy has partnered with The George Washington University to organize intercollegiate policy debates which invites students from the best universities in the country to engage in the discussion.

MAY 24, 2016

Call for Projects - Fund for French Dual Language and Immersion Programs in the US

By FRENCH CULTURE BOSTON

Teachers and administrators of K-12 public schools, school districts, and state agencies across the United States are invited to apply for $1,000 to $10,000 grants to support the development of French dual language and immersion programs

MAY 18, 2016

Oui Design During NYCxDESIGN Draws Thousands

By French Culture

From May 7 through 20 in New York City, Oui Design, the French Embassy’s program that fosters creative exchange in design between France and the U.S., co-presented over 20 events within the framework of NYCxDESIGN, New York’s official city-wide celebration of design. Oui Design brought the work of 27 international designers and curators as well as 15 manufacturers and institutions to New York.

MAY 17, 2016

'Items: Is Fashion Modern?' | Abecedarium at MoMA

By French Culture Arts

On Monday, May 16, 2016, MoMA senior curator Paola Antonelli, curator Alexandra Midal, and guests discussed in a daylong abecedarium around the upcoming exhibition Items: Is Fashion Modern?: twenty-six iconic garments, accessories, and issues from the fashion universe, spanning the early 20th century to the present.

MAY 16, 2016

Barbie celebrated in Paris

By French Culture Arts

The Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris is presenting an exhibition from March 10 to September 18, 2016, around the iconic doll, Barbie, whose story has many dimensions and has made an indelible mark on the socio-cultural history of toys in the 20th and 21st centuries. More than 700 Barbie dolls are deployed next to works from the collections of the Museum (dolls, gowns), but also works by contemporary artists, documents (newspapers, photos, video) that contextualize the « Barbie’s lives ».

MAY 16, 2016

French Books USA: Week in Review

By FRENCH CULTURE BOOKS

Georges Perec’s first novel; Recent New York Times book reviews of Marie NDiaye’s Ladivine and Jean-Paul Clébert’s Paris Vagabond; the surprise of this year's Goncourt du premier roman; On growing up gay: interviews with Édouard Louis and Abdellah Taïa; Publicity Internship available for July 1.

MAY 12, 2016

Stagiaire au Département de la Coopération Éducative – Création de ressources pédagogiques

By Solene Vilchien

La Mission Culturelle et Universitaire Française aux États-Unis recrute un stagiaire pour son Département de Coopération Éducative.

MAY 11, 2016

Clara Orban, DePaul University Professor, is awarded Chevalier of the Palmes Académiques

By Laurence Geannopulos

Consul General of France, Vincent Floreani presented in a ceremony the distinction of Knight of the Palmes Académiques to Clara Orban, Professor of French and Italian at DePaul University on May 6, 2016.

MAY 11, 2016

Gloria Groom, Senior Curator at the Art Institute of Chicago, receives French Legion of Honor

By Laurence Geannopulos

Gerard Araud, Ambassador of France to the United States awarded in a ceremony the distinction of Knight of the Legion of Honor to Gloria Groom, chair of the Art Institute of Chicago’s European Painting and Sculpture Department on April 29, 2016.

MAY 11, 2016

Remembering François Morellet

By French Culture

We are saddened by the news that contemporary French painter, sculptor and light artist François Morellet died on May 11, 2016 in his native Cholet, France at the age of 90.

MAY 11, 2016

France honors three Brooklyn school leaders for role in Bilingual Revolution

By FRENCH LANGUAGE NY

Here's to three great school leaders.

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