FEBRUARY 12, 2013

Teacher's Workshops in Boston & Providence in March

By French Culture

6-hour workshop: Fun activities for teaching grammar and vocabulary in the classroom PDP certificates will be given at the end of the workshop. These free trainings are offered by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy. Coffee and viennoiseries will be provided by the Consulate General of France in Boston.

FEBRUARY 9, 2013

Cultural Attaché Fabrice Rozie on Milwaukee Public Radio

By French Culture

Playwright, book critic and former Cultural Attaché and Head of the Book Office at the French Cultural Services in New York, Fabrice Rozie has recently taken a post in Chicago as French Cultural Attaché to the Midwest.

FEBRUARY 8, 2013

Canapé Nominated at the 2013 New York Emmy® Awards

By French Culture

CUNY TV received 8 nominations for the 2013 New York Emmy Awards in categories featuring the station’s signature series, among them Canapé, a show focusing on French topics.

FEBRUARY 7, 2013

Outstanding Success for French Animation

By Laura Pertuy

The French animated film The Jungle Bunch was awarded the Best One-Off, Special or TV Movie 2013 award on February 6th, 2013.

FEBRUARY 5, 2013

Politics in Art Forms

By Cultural Services in Los Angeles

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."

FEBRUARY 5, 2013

La France en mouvement: Formation en ligne pour les enseignants de français aux Etats-Unis

By French Culture

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 !

FEBRUARY 5, 2013

UWG International Night

By Aurelie Surble

International Night is a University of West Georgia tradition that brings the campus and local community together to celebrate the many nationalities and cultures on campus.

FEBRUARY 4, 2013

France Honors Rick Bell with the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres

By Paula Cianci

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.

FEBRUARY 4, 2013

French Heritage Students Win Special Jury Awards for Outstanding Female Performance!

By Margot Renault

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.

FEBRUARY 1, 2013

40th International Comics Festival of Angoulême

By French Culture

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.

FEBRUARY 1, 2013

Teachers Wanted

By Fabrice Jaumont

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.

JANUARY 31, 2013

French Literature Program on WMBR

By French Culture

French Toast, a weekly French-language radio program on WMBR, will begin featuring interviews with well-known contemporary French authors such as Francis Huster, who will discuss his recent novel Et Dior créa la Femme on April 24.