APRIL 15, 2016

French Books USA: Week in Review

By Amy Martin

Boulet nominated by the National Cartoonists Society; ALTA Emerging Translator Mentorship application due April 22; Lyon hosted the international crime fiction festival known as the Quai du Polar; Livre Inter 2016 nominees include Edouard Louis’s Histoire de la violence, Jean Echenoz’s Envoyée spéciale, Marie Dorsan‘s debut novel Le Présent infini s’arrête, and Celle que vous croyez by Camille Laurens.

APRIL 12, 2016

Transatlantic Friendship & Mobility Initiative: Second Bilateral Seminar Held in Paris

By HIGHER EDUCATION NY

The Transatlantic Friendship and Mobility Intitiative, a joint declaration made on May 13, 2014 by the U.S.

APRIL 11, 2016

Riad Sattouf's "L'Arabe du Futur" has won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize!

By FRENCH CULTURE LA

While already popular and the winner of multiple awards in France, Riad Sattouf's "L'Arabe du Futur", has been chosen as the winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize! The award recognizes the French author, who is also the author of "Cahiers d'Esther". As popular and famous as the comic is, it as been translated into 17 languages!

APRIL 11, 2016

Remembering Patrice Chéreau

By French Culture Arts

This month, the Metropolitan Opera premiere of Patrice Chéreau’s staging of Elektra is an opportunity to commemorate the unforgettable contribution of this great director to theatre, opera and film.

APRIL 7, 2016

Opening of the FACC Foundation 2016-2017 Business Student Scholarship Program

By HIGHER EDUCATION NY

French-American Chamber of Commerce Foundation Launches 2016-2017 Serge Bellanger Business Student Scholarship Application Process

APRIL 4, 2016

Tilt Kids Festival

By French Culture Arts

The first edition of Tilt Kids Festival ended on April 3, 2016, after a month of outstanding performances, exhibitions and workshops, featuring artists from France and around the world. Initiated by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy and the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF), the festival brought to thousands of children and families in New York the opportunity to let their imagination go wild!

APRIL 4, 2016

2016 Grantees | French-American Fund for Contemporary Theater

By French Culture Arts

The Cultural Services of the French Embassy in partnership with FACE Foundation is pleased to announce the 2016 Grantees of the Contemporary Theater Fund. This year, $125,000 in grants was allocated to 10 institutions for French projects in the U.S. Each project reflects the vibrant state of artistic creation.

APRIL 4, 2016

Arts for Young Audiences | Professional Forum

By French Culture Arts

In conjunction with Tilt Kids Festival in New York City, the French Cultural Services organized a professional forum on April 1, 2016 on the theme "Arts for Young Audiences". The forum brought together 60 professionals, from various institutions and disciplines, to discuss various topics: Engaging young audiences through art; Presenting challenging subjects such as violence, war, racism, gender; Networks and Circulation of international projects for young audiences.

APRIL 1, 2016

Job offers in GA

By Solene Vilchien

Several French teacher positions are opening up in Georgia for the 2016-2017 school year.

APRIL 1, 2016

Formation en Caroline du Nord

By Solene Vilchien

Les Services culturels du Consulat général de France à Atlanta, en partenariat avec l’École French School of Raleigh, propose aux enseignants de niveau collège, lycée et universitaire une formation assurée par le CLEMI (Centre de Liaison de l'enseignement et des médias d'information). Cette formation organisée le 9 avril 2016 sera animée par Éric Schweitzer, formateur au CLEMI permettra aux professeurs de français langue étrangère de réaliser une webradio avec leurs élèves sur le thème du CLIMAT.

APRIL 1, 2016

Congratulation to the 2016 SPCD Teacher Grant Recipients for the Southeast!

By Solene Vilchien

For the 2016 edition 14 teachers from all over the Southeast (North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee) sent their application to the Atlanta Office.

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