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.

DECEMBER 7, 2016

Five Cinema-Related Holiday Gifts!

By FRENCH CULTURE FILM

With the holidays fast approaching, the Film Department has put together some suggestions of cinema-related books and DVDs to be put at the foot of the Christmas tree this season!

DECEMBER 7, 2016

2016 France on Campus Awards

By HIGHER EDUCATION NY

French and francophone culture is thriving on U.S. university campuses with the help of the new, nation-wide France on Campus Award launched in 2016.

DECEMBER 7, 2016

2016 Hemingway Grant Winners

By FRENCH CULTURE BOOKS

We are pleased to announce the 2016 Hemingway Grants recipients!HEMINGWAY GRANTS

DECEMBER 7, 2016

French Grammy Awards Nominees 2017

By Francerocks

The Recording Academy has just released its list of nominees for the 2017 Grammy Awards Ceremony, to be held next February in Los Angeles. The 2017 is, once again, very strong with nominations of French artists and labels, notably with Jean-Michel Jarre nominated in an electro category, Gojira nominated in two rock categories, and a legion of nominations for the label Harmonia Mundi and its imprints.

DECEMBER 5, 2016

City/Cité | France/United States: What is the future of urban democracy?

By Laurence Geannopulos

Launched in Chicago in 2015, City/Cité, a program created by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the United States in New York & Chicago and the Institut Français, brings together French and American researchers, policymakers, activists, artists, architects, and journalists in Paris to discuss urban democracy on December 9th and 10th, 2016. The program is slated to take place to Detroit in April 2017, thus focusing on three major metropolises that are emblematic of recent urban transformation.

DECEMBER 5, 2016

2016 Transatlantic Friendship and Mobility Initiative Grants

By HIGHER EDUCATION NY

Announcement of the 2016 awards

DECEMBER 5, 2016

Four Emerging Startups Selected for the French-American Digital Lab in Paris

By FRENCH CULTURE FILM

A group of 4 American startups were selected to participate in the inaugural Paris session of the French-American Digital Lab // Connecting Cultures exchange program,

DECEMBER 2, 2016

French Books USA: Week in Review

By Jeremy Albet

Innovation featured in this year's Children books festival in France, City/Cité A Franco-American exchange in Paris on and about urban democracy, La Maison Victor Hugo pays tribute to the poet by dedicating an exhibition to one of his earlier poems ‘La Pente de la Rêverie’.

DECEMBER 2, 2016

The Teens Library

By Suzanne Buracas

On Nov 19, 2016 French artist Fanny de Chaillé created a unique performance project at the NYPL in Washington Heights, The Teens Library, inspired by the idea that anyone can be the author of knowledge and share it with others. Visitors were invited to choose from a catalogue of “books”—actually, people—each of whom related their individual story.

DECEMBER 2, 2016

Dr. Myriam Met at Mark White Elementary School

By FRENCH CULTURE HOUSTON

On Wednesday November 2nd, Dr.

DECEMBER 1, 2016

Join France Alumni USA!

By FRENCH CULTURE ATLANTA

On Wednesday, September 21, Jean-Marc Ayrault, French Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Development, launched France Alumni USA, a new online platform and network for students and professionals who completed part or all of their studies in France.

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