JANUARY 4, 2017

French Voices Award | 2016 Grantees

By FRENCH CULTURE BOOKS

We are delighted to announce the new grantees for the Fall 2016 session of our French Voices Award.

DECEMBER 29, 2016

French Books in the US - the 2017 edition

By Alix de Cazotte, Anne-Sophie Hermil, Thibault Lacarrière

The Book Department of the French Embassy is pleased to publish the first version of the 2017 list of French books translated

DECEMBER 28, 2016

The Holidays through French Literature!

By Jeremy Albet

As the holiday season approaches, the book Department offers a subjective, partial and incomplete selection of the best in holiday celebrations through French literature. From major French classic authors to contemporary and children books’ writers, Christmas is celebrated by many fiction characters!

DECEMBER 25, 2016

A Night of Philosophy and Ideas

By French Culture

Co-presented by the French Embassy and the Brooklyn Public Library, A Night of Philosophy and Ideas returns to New York this winter with an an all-night marathon of philosophical debate, original performances, art installations, screenings, readings, and music at the Brooklyn Public Library.

DECEMBER 23, 2016

Artists-in-Residence Programs in Florida

By Kimberley Gaultier

Although the advent of Art Basel Miami Beach over the last years has made Florida the home to the world’s most important contemporary art fair, many art residency programs have thrived for over twenty years in the state welcoming established and emerging artists from around the world.

DECEMBER 21, 2016

The Best Articles on Bilingualism of 2016

By French Culture

In 2016, several articles exploring the benefits of bilingualism––from its power to boost empathy and attention to protecting against cognitive decline––were published. Read on below for a round up of some of the most informative ones .

DECEMBER 15, 2016

French-U.S. Exchange in Dance - FUSED: Call for Application 2017

By French Culture Arts

New England Foundation for the Arts-National Dance Projec (NEFA-NDP), the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the United States, and FACE Foundation announce the 2017 call for application for the FUSED program.

DECEMBER 13, 2016

Support French Dual Language Programs this Holiday Season!

By Fabrice Jaumont

Did you know that a third of all foreign direct investment in the U.S. comes from francophone countries?

DECEMBER 12, 2016

French Highlights 2017

By French Culture Arts

The Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the United States, Institut français-Paris, and FACE Fondation (French American Cultural Exchange), Bureau Export, and Paris Jazz Club are delighted to present French Highlights 2017 this winter in New York City featuring some of France’s most daring contemporary art and performance artists.

DECEMBER 12, 2016

Live Conference: studying at EDHEC BBA

By HIGHER EDUCATION NY

EDHEC BBA is organizing a Live Conference to bring the school to you on December, 14th from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm (French time: GMT+1).

DECEMBER 12, 2016

L'ÉTÉ EN SUSPENS (A SUMMER PAUSED) on Vimeo

By FRENCH CULTURE FILM

With the generous support of the French Embassy, the College of Staten Island offered scholarships to eight City University of New York students allowing them study abroad. Travelling with their professor in July 2016, the students (six from the College of Staten Island and two from the Graduate Center) became filmmakers in the city of Tours. As a group, they brought with them a wide range of interests in the arts—filmmaking, photography, theater, animation, and writing. With these talents, the students created a short film, L’ÉTÉ EN SUSPENS (A SUMMER PAUSED).

DECEMBER 8, 2016

Louisiana Renews Historic Agreement with France

By FRENCH CULTURE NEW ORLEANS

The France-Louisiana Accords 2016-2020 were signed in Baton Rouge on Friday, December 2 during a formal ceremony on the steps of the Louisiana State Capitol. These accords establish a cooperative effort to support French immersion education in the state. This agreement will pave a path for a historic relationship between Louisiana and France for the next four years.

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