APRIL 5, 2012

The Believer Lands in France!

By French Culture

The literary magazine, The Believer, was created in San Francisco by Dave Eggers of McSweeny’s Publishing along with several of his friends. Now, for first time, a quarterly edition of The Believer will be available in French from the French publishing house Editions Inculte.

APRIL 4, 2012

First U.S. Publication by Joel Pommerat Acclaimed French Author-Director

By French Culture

The Cultural Services of the French Embassy is pleased to announce the first U.S. publication of acclaimed French author/director Joël Pommerat (winner of Grand Prix for Dramatic Literature, Molière Award, and Associate Artist at both Odéon Theater of Europe, and National Theater of Belgium) in Theater magazine’s Summer 2012 edition.

APRIL 3, 2012

France Honors Israel Horovitz with the Insignia of Commander of the Order of Arts and Letters

By French Culture

On April 3rd, 2012, Antonin Baudry, Cultural Counselor and head of the French Cultural Services confered the insignia of Commander of the Order of Arts and Letters on Israel Horovitz at the French Embassy in New York. Israel Horovitz presented a short play in French and English for the occasion.

MARCH 30, 2012

New York University and Université Paris I Build Ties

By French Culture

On March 26th 2012, New York University and Université Paris 1, Panthéon-Sorbonne signed an agreement strengthening ties between the two institutions. During the signing ceremony that took place at the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research in Paris, Presidents John Sexton and Jean-Claude Colliard, expressed their common goal to encourage the collaboration between their two universities.

MARCH 26, 2012

France Honors Alyson Waters and Ben Cameron

By French Culture

On the 23rd of March 2012, Antonin Baudry, Cultural Counselor of the French Embassy, conferred the insignia of Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters on Alyson Waters and Ben Cameron.

MARCH 16, 2012

The Publishing World Gathers in Paris for the 2012 Salon du Livre

By French Culture

For five days in March, Paris will move to the rhythm of the international publishing industry...

MARCH 14, 2012

Snow White: Ballet Preljocaj US Tour

By French Culture

World-renowned French choreographer Angelin Preljocaj will present his new show Snow White in the US on a nation-wide tour in March and April.

MARCH 14, 2012

Mircea Cantor in Conversation at the French Embassy

By French Culture

On March 5th the Cultural Service of the French Embassy welcomed Mircea Cantor, recipient of the 2011 Marcel Duchamp Prize, and the critic Steven Henry Madoff, for a special discussion on the occasion of Cantor’s exhibition, Restless: Films and Other Works, at the Museum of Moving Image in New York.

MARCH 4, 2012

PS58 and PS84 Receive Award Label FrancEducation

By French Culture

The French Embassy is proud to announce the award of Label FrancEducation to two New York bilingual Schools, PS84 and PS58.

MARCH 3, 2012

Gisèle Vienne at the Whitney Biennial 2012

By French Culture

The Whitney Biennial sets out to survey ‘the current state of contemporary art in America.’ This year the scope of the term ‘art’ is broader, encompassing theater, dance and film.

MARCH 3, 2012

Speaking the Language of Many!

By French Culture

French Heritage Language Program and New York French American School work hand in hand to promote Francophonie in Harlem.

FEBRUARY 28, 2012

Heritage Languages and Social Cohesion

By French Culture

Last November, the French Heritage Language Program organized a conference entitled "Heritage Languages and Social Cohesion," bringing together heritage language experts from all across the country to discuss the major issues facing heritage languages and heritage language education in the United States today

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