JANUARY 31, 2013

How many New Yorkers speak French at home? How many bilingual schools do they need?

By Fabrice Jaumont

Look at the presentation shown during the January 23rd conference at the French Embassy, Bilingual Program in Public School.

JANUARY 30, 2013

Legion of Honor Medal Ceremony for Stephen G. Emerson, M.D., Ph.D. and Professor Joseph E. Stiglitz

By Paula Cianci

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.

JANUARY 29, 2013

Any ideas?

By French Culture

We would really appreciate any suggestions or comments on how we can better meet your needs. Please feel free to contact Magali Boutiot or call her at 617-832-4469. Merci :-)

JANUARY 29, 2013

Marseille, 2013 European Capital of Culture

By French Culture

[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.

JANUARY 29, 2013

Class Exchange Project with Nantua High School (France)

By French Culture

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.

JANUARY 29, 2013

Lancement du programme de bourses « Benjamin Franklin »

By French Culture

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 ».

JANUARY 29, 2013

Clôture de l’appel à projets 2013 des Bourses Chateaubriand SHS

By French Culture

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.

JANUARY 28, 2013

Call for Proposals: The French-American Jazz Exchange

By French Culture

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.

JANUARY 28, 2013

Call for Proposals: French-US Exchange in Dance

By French Culture

The French-US Exchange in Dance program (FUSED melds the French and American dance communities by fostering dialogue and exchange, consolidating professional relationships and spawning choreographic innovation.

JANUARY 28, 2013

Upcoming ACTFL Webinars Feature Frank Troyan

By French Culture

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.

JANUARY 28, 2013

Boston's 3rd Annual "Printemps des poètes"

By French Culture

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.

JANUARY 28, 2013

New National Initiative for Online Learning in French Universities

By French Culture

The French Minister of higher education and research, Geneviève Fioraso, recently announced the launch of a national initiative for online learning: “France université numérique”.

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