JANUARY 28, 2013

2013 Call for Proposals: Research in Paris Program

By French Culture

The City of Paris announces the 2013 « Research in Paris » call for applications.

JANUARY 28, 2013

AATF Leadership Training Program

By French Culture

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.

JANUARY 28, 2013

The French-American Chamber of Commerce Foundation Scholarship

By French Culture

The French-American Chamber of Commerce Foundation announces the launch of the Serge Bellanger Scholarship for American and French nationals.

JANUARY 28, 2013

Hommage to Chris Marker

By French Culture

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.

JANUARY 28, 2013

FrancoFans: Bi-montly Magazine on Contemporary French Music

By French Culture

[FRENCH] Si vous aimez la chanson francophone, le magazine bi-mensuel FrancoFans vous propose des articles sur des artistes reconnus et des jeunes talents internationaux du rock, de la pop, du reggae etc. En parcourant le site web, vous y trouverez des "fiches artistes" complètes ainsi que des chansons en format vidéo pour vos classes de français.

JANUARY 28, 2013

"Dis-moi dix mots" Concours 2013

By French Culture

Dans le cadre de la semaine de la langue française et de la Francophonie, participez avec votre classe au concours "Dis-moi dix mots semés au loin". Emparez-vous des dix mots et donnez libre cours à votre créativité, à travers des projets littéraires ou artistiques susceptibles d'être mis en œuvre tout au long de l'année. A cette fin, de nombreuses ressources sont mises à votre disposition : dépliant, livret, exposition, brochure pédagogique, films d'animation, jeux sans oublier naturellement le site internet.

JANUARY 28, 2013

My Transatlantic School/Mon Ecole Transatlantique

By French Culture

This platform is dedicated to educational and cultural exchanges between schools in the USA, France, and other French-speaking regions or countries around the world. Serving to connect education professionals, it is also a platform that promotes the use of information and communication technology in the classroom so as to stimulate learning. In such, it will host the contents of your exchange(s) - class homepage,mail, pics, videos, etc.

JANUARY 28, 2013

Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages Webinar Series - Spring 2013

By French Culture

The Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages Webinar Series, inaugurated in 2011, provides "distinctively NECTFL" professional training to colleagues in all languages and at all levels of instruction. Webinar leaders share their links, documents, powerpoint presentations, and more to sustain professional development by responding to the needs of participants and by focusing on colleagues with particular concerns. Check the 2013 spring program!

JANUARY 28, 2013

Alliance Française of the Lake Champlain Region Just Hired a Full-time Director

By French Culture

The Alliance Française of the Lake Champlain Region (AFLCR) recently announced the hiring of Linda Pervier, its veteran volunteer administrator, as a full-time President under a one-year contract.

JANUARY 25, 2013

Playlist: A Brief Overview of French Hip-Hop

By French Culture

Hip-hop came to France early. By the late-70’s New York’s best crews were touring the country, soon after hip-hop radio stations began cropping up in Paris. In this playlist we’ve compiled tracks that run the gamut from 90's classics by Suprême NTM and CMP Familia to younger stars like La Rat Luciano and Kalash L'Afro.

JANUARY 25, 2013

Jonas Mekas Receives the Order of Arts and Letters

By Paula Cianci

Jonas Mekas received the medal representing the highest rank of the Order of Arts and Letters on January 15, 2013, in an insignia ceremony presided over by Antonin Baudry, Cultural Counselor of the French Embassy at the French Embassy Cultural Services in New York.

JANUARY 25, 2013

Farewell, My Queen and Camille Redouble Score High among César Nominations in 2013

By Laura Pertuy

The nominations for the 38th César Awards Ceremony (French Oscars) were revealed this morning. Benoît Jacquot’s Les Adieux à la reine and Noémie Lvovsky’s Camille redouble are featured in nearly all of the leading categories.

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