MAY 29, 2015

A Professional Meeting of Comic Books Publishers - A review

By FRENCH CULTURE BOOKS

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.

MAY 29, 2015

French Books USA: Week in Review

By Kyra Sturgill

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.

MAY 29, 2015

Bilingual Teachers needed in New York

By Fabrice Jaumont

Many schools with French-English bilingual programs are looking to hire teachers for next September. The following list will be updated regularly.

MAY 28, 2015

Job offers

By Solene Vilchien

Several French teacher positions are opening up in Georgia.

MAY 27, 2015

France Summer Performing Arts Festivals

By Robin Guivarc'h

Summer is soon arriving, and in France that means many summer performing arts festivals are also on the horizon. From Paris to Marseille and from the most renowned to the most intimate festivals, there is something for every taste!

MAY 26, 2015

University of Michigan Debate Team wins Lafayette Debates in Washington D.C.

By Laurence Geannopulos

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

MAY 26, 2015

Emmanuel Ceysson Named Principal Harpist of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra

By Francerocks

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.

MAY 22, 2015

Livestream Events at Albertine Books June 2015

By French Culture

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.

MAY 21, 2015

INTERNATIONAL RESIDENCY

By FRENCH CULTURE LA

June 12, 2015 | Do not miss the deadline for the residence program applications at the Couvent des Recollets in Paris!

MAY 21, 2015

French Books USA: Week in Review

By Kyra Sturgill

French best-seller to be adapted for film by "Persepolis" author Marjane Satrapi, acclaimed French graphic memoir series "Arab of the Future" to be published in the US, and the works of Jean Echenoz.

MAY 21, 2015

Students of the DePaul University French Department Are Engaging In The Fight Against Climate Change

By Laurence Geannopulos

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.

MAY 15, 2015

French Books USA: Week in Review

By Kyra Sturgill

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.

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