The Lycée Xavier Bichat located in the Jura region, 40 miles from Geneva, is looking to set up an exchange program with an American school. The 20 students range from 15 to 18-year-olds. The small town of Nantua is situated by a lake and the highschool organizes many outdoor activities in relation to the mountains, such as cross-country skiing and mountain biking.
Les services de coopération universitaire de l’Ambassade de France aux Etats-Unis lancent un programme de bourses destiné aux étudiants américains inscrits dans des cursus associant études à caractère professionnel et études de français : les bourses « Benjamin Franklin ».
L’appel à candidature pour le programme de bourse Chateaubriand s’est terminé le 14 janvier 2013. Les résultats des sélections seront communiqués fin avril 2013.
Each French American Jazz Exchange (FAJE) project consists of a Lead Partner from one country working with a Collaborating Partner from the other country. Lead and Collaborating Partners may be either individual artists or ensembles.
Frank Troyan, Language Acquisition Specialist for the Portland Public Schools, is co-presenting the next ACTFL Winter Webinar Series entitled: Improving Language Learners’ Performance Through Integrated Assessments, January 30, February 13, February 27 - 3:30-4:40 pm.
March 11 - 29, 2013 Various locations in Harvard Square For the third consecutive year, Boston will celebrate the Printemps des poètes (Spring of Poets). This year's theme is "Les voix du poéme" (the Voices of the Poem). The International School of Boston, Schoenhof's Foreign Books, and Sandrine's Bistro will all host events.
The French Minister of higher education and research, Geneviève Fioraso, recently announced the launch of a national initiative for online learning: “France université numérique”.
The City of Paris announces the 2013 « Research in Paris » call for applications.
The American Association of Teachers of French (AATF) will offer a wonderful training opportunity for potential leaders. These sessions will take place during the annual AATF convention in Providence RI, July 11-14. Members who can assume a position in a local chapter, but who are not yet officers, are welcome to apply.
The French-American Chamber of Commerce Foundation announces the launch of the Serge Bellanger Scholarship for American and French nationals.
Last fall, after Chris Marker's death at the age of 91, La cinematheque française hosted a tribute to his work. CUNY TV traveled to Paris to interview some of the participants, including Serge Toubiana, director of the cinematheque, and noted film historian Colin Maccabe.