Bilateral Conference on the Transatlantic Friendship and Mobility Initiative
The Cultural services and the Office for Science and Technology of the Embassy of France are proud to announce the Initiative for Transatlantic Friendship and Mobility (a joint declaration by the Department of State and the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development).read more
Partner University Fund 2015
Partner University Fund Opens 2015 Call for Proposals
PUF supports international educational exchanges, joint degree programs and training courses (at master’s, doctoral and post-doctoral levels), and joint research projects. Since its creation, PUF has supported 71 partnerships involving more than 80 French and American institutions.read more
Bilingual Education in NYC
Support the French Bilingual Revolution
The French Dual Language Program, an initiative of the Cultural Services of the French Embassy and FACE Foundation, provides high-quality bilingual education to children in public schools across New York City. Currently 1,300 students are served by this program but the need is far greater with 22,000 children living in French-speaking homes with little or no access to education in French.
Interview with Gallerist Christian Berst
Paris-based gallerist Christian Berst has opened a new space on Rivington Street in New York City, with a group show entitled Do The Write Thing: Read Between the Lines. Known for his passion and dedication to art brut, Christian Berst aims to continue his quest for gems and the expansion of this specific market in America, together with gallery director Phillip March Jones, and gallery associate Daniel Klein. We visited Christian the day before the opening on October 30th, 2014 to ask him about the meaning and future of art brut, as well as this first group show, while the white paint was still fresh.read more
The Transatlantic Friendship and Mobility Initiative 2014 awards
The Initiative for Transatlantic Friendship and Mobility, announced by the Department of State and the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs on May 13, 2014, and endorsed by AAU , APLU, NAFSA and IIE, aims to strengthen the historic ties between the United States and France by doubling the number of students from France and the United States studying abroad in our respective countries, by 2025.read more
Born in 1946 in Dakar, Senegalese novelist, journalist and essayist Boubacar Boris Diop has established himself today as one of the most prominent contemporary Francophone writers.