USC, UCLA and University of Paris 8 are holding an international conference this week at UCLA (February 7th) and at USC (February 8th) on the theme "Politics in Art Forms."
Spécialement conçue pour les enseignants de français aux États-Unis, cette formation en ligne inédite vous permettra de découvrir ou d'actualiser vos connaissances sur la France d'aujourd'hui dans ses composantes sociales et culturelles. Le programme s’adresse plus particulièrement à des professeurs enseignant aux niveaux middle et high school. Pour cette première session expérimentale, le groupe est limité à huit participants. Inscrivez-vous vite !
Rick Bell, Executive Director of the American Institute of Architects New York Chapter, was conferred the medal of Chevalier of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by Antonin Baudry, Cultural Counselor of the French Embassy, on February 1, 2013, at the Center for Architecture in New York.
On February 1st, two classes from the French Heritage Language Program had the chance to take part in the 14th edition of the French Theater Festival (Festival Première Scène). Held every year at the LFNY, this competition gathers prestigious French and Bilingual High Schools around a common passion: theater.
Thursday, January 31, 2013 marks the opening of the 40th annual Festival International de la Bande Dessinée (International Comics Festival) in the French city of Angoulême, a center of the paper-making and printing industries since the 14th century.
French-English bilingual programs in New York City’s public schools are booming, and need certified teachers. They also serve hundreds of non-Francophone families who want to give their kids the gift of bilingualism. A true bilingual revolution is taking place in New York's public schools. In order to succeed, French-English bilingual programs require very qualified and dedicated teachers.
Look at the presentation shown during the January 23rd conference at the French Embassy, Bilingual Program in Public School.
On January 18, 2013, a dual Legion of Honor Medal Ceremony was held for Stephen G. Emerson, M.D., Ph.D. and Professor Joseph E. Stiglitz. François Delattre, Ambassador of France to the United States, officiated at the ceremony which took place during a reception at the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in New York.
[FRENCH] Cette année, Marseille a été élue capitale européenne de la culture ! Nous encourageons les classes de français à utiliser ce site pour y puiser du contenu pédagogique sur le thème des arts et de la culture à Marseille et en Provence.