APRIL 9, 2013

Discours sur l’état de l’Union : vers une réforme de l’enseignement supérieur ?

By French Culture

Lors de son discours sur l’état de l’Union, le Président Obama a brièvement présenté de nouvelles orientations pour l’enseignement supérieur aux Etats-Unis. Les documents complémentaires accompagnant le discours contiennent quant à eux des pistes de réformes majeures. Le Président Obama souhaite rendre les universités davantage redevables pour le coût de l’enseignement supérieur, la valeur et la qualité des diplômes qu’elles délivrent. L’éligibilité des universités aux aides étudiantes fédérales pourrait y être subordonnée.

APRIL 9, 2013

Cour suprême et discrimination positive à l’université

By French Culture

La Cour suprême des Etats-Unis est invitée à se prononcer sur la légalité des politiques de discrimination positive mises en œuvre par les universités publiques de plusieurs Etats.

APRIL 9, 2013

Partage du coût des études entre étudiants et Etats

By French Culture

Cette année, l’enseignement supérieur public aux Etats-Unis est au bord de franchir une limite historique : les étudiants vont bientôt payer davantage que les Etats pour les coûts de fonctionnement des universités.

APRIL 8, 2013

French Minister visits Brooklyn's Public School 58

By Fabrice Jaumont

Today was a good day for French dual-language programs in New York's public schools, and bilingual education in general. Minister Helene Conway-Mouret, who is in charge of French people living outside of France, visited the French-English dual-language program at PS58 in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn.

APRIL 8, 2013

Feel Like a Canadian in New York

By Earlene Cruz

With over 21,000 Canadians living in New York City, the number doubling since 2000, Canadians make up the eight-largest population of foreign-born residents, with 70,000 to 99,000 unauthorized Canadians in the nation: although most of the 2-5 million self-identifying French-Canadians live in Louisiana, a wide majority of the Canadian population in New York haul from the francophone provinces of Canada, including Quebec and parts of Nova Scotia' inarguably, they represent the largest francophone group in North America.

APRIL 8, 2013

The Heart of Europe in New York

By Earlene Cruz

It is said that when Henry Hudson sailed up the New York river, three Belgians accompanied him, exemplifying the vast historical prominence of the Belgian population in the United States, particularly in New York City. Clearly there is a linguistic and cultural desire to connect with Belgium for the over 360,642 Belgian Americans in the United States.

APRIL 8, 2013

Parents, ils ont mis au point un programme bilingue

By Gaétan Mathieu

[French] Créer un programme bilingue dans une école publique est une tâche ardue qui requiert de nombreux facteurs favorables. Rencontre avec quatre parents engagés dans cette direction. Ils nous livrent leur expérience.

APRIL 8, 2013

Vive La Suisse (à New York) !

By Earlene Cruz

Just by the vast number of groups and organizations they established in New York, including the Swiss Institute of Contemporary Art, the Swiss Society of New York, and the Swiss Ski Club, among others, the Swiss presence is certainly evident in the City. And it doesn’t end at their ability to organize.

APRIL 4, 2013

Restored Version Le joli mai Coming Soon

By French Culture

Icarus Films announced its acquisition of all North American distribution rights to Chris Marker and Pierre Lhomme’s landmark 1963 film Le joli mai. This French film had been unavailable for a long time and it is now newly restored.

MARCH 29, 2013

Nominees for the 2013 Prix Marcel Duchamp

By French Culture

The nominees for the 2013 Prix Marcel Duchamp were announced last February, and, perhaps more than ever, this year's nominees carry on the legacy of the elusive trickster after whom the prize was named. Ranging from virtuosic oil paintings to neo-conceptual gambits, these artists' works vary widely but all share a bit of Duchamp's talent for making seeming certainties seem less certain.

MARCH 29, 2013

French Culture gets a makeover

By Heather Kircher

The Cultural Service in Atlanta does not customary write an editorial, but in light of all of the website and Cultural Agenda format changes, we would like to bring your attention to some important details.

MARCH 29, 2013

Le Grand Fooding Crush Paris-L.A.

By Etienne Farreyre

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