SEPTEMBER 2, 2016

Cartooning for Peace: The Art of Democracy

By Solene Vilchien

Join world renowned political cartoonists Jean “Plantu” Plantureaux (Le Monde), Michel “Kichka” (TVMonde, Courrier International) and Mike Luckovich (Atlanta Journal-Constitution) for a fun, engaging, and provocative reflection of free speech in a democratic society.

SEPTEMBER 1, 2016

In Memoriam: Michel Butor

By Rebecca Pittel

An homage to French modernist writer Michel Butor, most famous for the novel La Modification, who garnered the high respect of his peers Sarraute, Simon and Roland Barthes, and also served as a source of inspiration to younger writers such as French novelist J. M. G Le Clézio and American poet John Ashbery.

SEPTEMBER 1, 2016

​Presenting... The K-12 French Education Newsletter!

By FRENCH EDUCATION DC

The Educational Affairs Department of the French Embassy has created a brand new email newsletter--K-12 French Education in the

SEPTEMBER 1, 2016

France-Atlanta 2016

By Solene Vilchien

Many students take language classes as a school requirement for graduation, without fully grasping the benefits of what foreign language skills can offer for their career futures. For educators wishing to sign up to welcome an NGO speaker for this France-Atlanta education series, please fill out this form and email it to education@consulfrance-atlanta.org before September 12th, 2016.

AUGUST 29, 2016

FIAF - Crossing the Line Festival 2016

By French Culture Arts

The tenth annual edition of Crossing the line, FIAF's celebrated fall arts festival will run from September 22 through November 3rd. It presents interdisciplinary works and performances by artists from around the world, in venues and public spaces throughout New York City.

AUGUST 29, 2016

Fashion Designer Sonia Rykiel Dies at 86

By French Culture Arts

“I think creativity is inside you,” Ms. Rykiel told The Times Magazine in 1982. “If you have something to tell, you expose it. I never went to design school. I was so strong in my thinking and my way of seeing fashion, I knew exactly what I wanted. I said to myself, ‘I have no limits.’”

AUGUST 29, 2016

2016 Grant Recipients - SPCD & BELC Training in France

By FRENCH EDUCATION DC

This summer, 20 applicants from across the United States were selected to participate in two weeks of teacher training with the Stage pédagogique de courte durée (SPCD) grant. The SPCD grant allows teachers the opportunity to perfect their teaching methodologies of French language and culture at CAVILAM Alliance Française in Vichy, France June 29th to July 10th 2016.

AUGUST 26, 2016

Upcoming Jean-Michel Pilc Shows

By Francerocks

Jean-Michel Pilc has performed with numerous giants in the music field such as: Roy Haynes, Michael Brecker, Dave Liebman, Jean Toussaint, Rick Margitza, Martial Solal, Michel Portal, Daniel Humair, Marcus Miller, Kenny Garrett, Lenny White, Chris Potter, John Abercrombie, Mingus Dynasty & Big Band, Lew Soloff and Richard Bona.

AUGUST 26, 2016

First Public French Immersion Program in Arizona!

By FRENCH EDUCATION DC

Desert Sun Academy is launching its French immersion program in August 2016, for Kinder and 1st grade. Find more information on the school's website [http://www.ccusd93.org/education/components/scrapbook/default.php?sectio...

AUGUST 26, 2016

European Day of Languages at Alliance Française d'Atlanta

By Solene Vilchien

Alliance Française d'Atlanta and the Goethe Zentrum Atlanta are celebrating the European Day of Languages on Septembre 29th 2016.

AUGUST 25, 2016

French Heritage Language Program in Northern California

By FRENCH EDUCATION DC

The French Heritage Language Program is launching an experimentation on the West Coast with Education Française de la Bay Area (EFBA) association, with educational efforts to support French-speaking Haitian communities.

AUGUST 25, 2016

School Board of Broward County & Académie de Montpellier: 3 years of International Partnership

By FRENCH EDUCATION DC

Congratulations to the School Board of Broward County in Florida and the Académie de Montpellier in France for three years of partnership between their school districts!

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