Consul General of France, Vincent Floreani presented in a ceremony the distinction of Knight of the Palmes Académiques to Clara Orban, Professor of French and Italian at DePaul University on May 6, 2016.
A Choreographic Exploration of le commerce triangulaire is a student-led dance project supported by the French Embassy that uses French texts as the basis for creating movement and introducing new audiences to French culture and history.
The Transatlantic Friendship and Mobility Intitiative, a joint declaration made on May 13, 2014 by the U.S.
French-American Chamber of Commerce Foundation Launches 2016-2017 Serge Bellanger Business Student Scholarship Application Process
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 2015. Georgia Southern University was one of the top-ten awarded campuses. The French Honor Society – Pi Delta Phi at GSU applied and won this award with their project called The French Press – The Responsibility of Freedom of Speech.
Student organizations that have won France on Campus Awards are beginning to launch their projects, which explore and promote French culture in new and creative ways.
Each year the Jean et Marie-Louise Dufrenoy scholarships enable two American students in the sciences (mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, medecine, geology, botany) or in technology (engineering, computer s
Candidates must be U.S.
Through CIRHUS, the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) offers several fellowships for NYU faculty and post-docs wishing to spend up to three months in France for research purposes or academic cooperation, starting March 2016. These fellowships are intended to promote collaboration between NYU and CNRS researchers in the humanities and social sciences in the three research areas covered by CIRHUS.
Just weeks before the kickoff of COP21 in Paris, in partnership with with Lycée Français de New York and the Green Schools Alliance (GSA), a group of bilingual high school students came together at the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in New York within the framework of Festival Albertine 2015 to discuss important issues surrounding global climate change. Joined by world-renowned experts from the field, the students eloquently expressed their perspectives before an audience of spectators.
The Traces and Memories of Slavery in the Atlantic World conference sets out to interrogate how descendants reconstruct the history of their ancestors when transatlantic slavery is one of the variables of the memorial process.