JULY 7, 2015

Vieux Farka Touré Tour Includes Free Celebrate Brooklyn Show

By Francerocks

Renowned Malian guitarist Vieux Farka Touré is returning to the US for summer and fall tour that includes, notably, a free concert at BRIC's Celebrate Brooklyn at the Prospect Park Bandshell on July 16th.

JULY 4, 2015

Home languages are an asset for new immigrants and their American schools

By Benoît Le Dévédec

The French Heritage Language Program (FHLP) is a foundation-based non-profit organization working in partnership with the French Embassy in the United States. Its mission is to provide free French classes to underserved schools and French-speaking communities, and to advocate for the teaching of heritage languages in the United States.The FHLP currently serves 500 students from Kindergarten through grade 12 in New York City, Florida, Maine and Massachusetts.

JULY 2, 2015

French Books USA: Week in Review


Free Jazz/Black Power published in English; Ideas Box finds unexpected outreach in Paris; Riad Sattouf's graphic novel sees U.S. release date and positive publicity; Milan Kundera's latest novel reviewed; James Baldwin's unpublished articles collected and compiled in new look at author's life.

JULY 1, 2015

International Charter School of Atlanta in Roswell, GA, will be opening this August!

By Solene Vilchien

Georgia already has four French Dual-immersion programs in the public system, three located in Dekalb County and one in Gwinnett. ICSAtlanta will be the first French-Dual-immersion program in Fulton County.

JULY 1, 2015

France-Atlanta 2015 : Humanitarian Event in School and Universities

By Solene Vilchien

Many students take language classes as a school requirement for graduation, without fully grasping the benefits of what foreign language skills can offer for their career futures. For educators wishing to sign up to welcome an NGO speaker for this France-Atlanta education series, please fill out this form and email it to education@consulfrance-atlanta.org before October 1st, 2015.

JUNE 30, 2015

French Books in the US - the 2015 edition


Once again, 2015 is filled with a multitude of French translated books, for all tastes and ages, to escape or educate, to discover and learn. We hope you will get to meet your match by browsing those inventories we prepared for you, whether you are looking for a beach-book or something to read later on, by the fireplace!

JUNE 29, 2015

30 Best French Books in Translation for the Summer


30 books, one every other day for the months of July and August: that seems like a reasonable goal for a bookworm's happy vacation, doesn’t it?

JUNE 26, 2015

Job offers

By Solene Vilchien

Several French teacher positions are opening up in Georgia.

JUNE 26, 2015

Université d'été 2015 à Ole Miss !

By Solene Vilchien

L’Université d’été 2015 du Sud-Est, formation proposée chaque année par les Services Culturels de l’Ambassade de France, s’est déroulée du 29 juin au 1er juillet sur le campus de University of Mississippi à Oxford.

JUNE 26, 2015

Destination Francophonie - Révolution Bilingue à Brooklyn

By Solene Vilchien

L'émission Destination Francophonie de la chaîne TV5 Monde nous emmène à Brooklyn où on enseigne en français dans les écoles de quartier grâce aux parents d'élèves qui ont mené leur "révolution bilingue".

JUNE 24, 2015

Barthes Vision - by the Institut Français


This year, Roland Barthes would have turned 100 years old. In order to celebrate, the Institut Français has imagined an original and creative way to gather Internet users around Barthes and see the world through his words.

JUNE 23, 2015

Films on the Green on CUNY TV's Canapé Program

By French Culture

This month, Canapé, the Emmy-award nominated television show on CUNY TV co-produced with the Cultural Services of the French Embassy, highlighted one of our favorite Embassy programs: Films on the Green. Filmed mainly at the June 12th screening of Pépé le Moko in Washington Square Park, this edition features interviews with three of the evening’s 800 guests.