JULY 27, 2015

French Voices Grantees Still in Need of US Publishers


Surprising as it may seem, some of the titles that were granted a French Voices Award in the past few years still haven't found their matching US publishers!

JULY 27, 2015

EXPO CHICAGO Announces Full Program for /Dialogues

By Laurence Geannopulos

EXPO CHICAGO has announced the full schedule for /Dialogues to take place during the fourth annual exposition, Sept. 17 – 20, 2015. Presented in partnership with the Institut Français and the Cultural Service at the Consulate General of France in Chicago, The French-American Curatorial Exchange | Leaving the Canvas: Abstract Art and Architecture Panel featuring Artist Daniel Buren, Collector Nicolas Cattelain, and Artist Felice Varini, moderated and organized by French Independent Art Historian, Critic and Curator Matthieu Poirier will take place on September 19th.

JULY 27, 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!

JULY 27, 2015

10 Films That Take You on a Mediterranean Journey

By Films on the Green

10 films that fit Films on the Green 2015's theme, La Méditerranée, to relive or embark on a journey through the vibrant Mediterranean.

JULY 23, 2015

French Books USA: Week in Review

By Arian Murati

Houellebecq in Publishers Weekly; MIT Press celebrates Le Corbusier; Faïza Guène in PEN English World Bookshelf; The death drive of the Goncourt brothers; Kamel Daoud sees stage adaptation

JULY 22, 2015

Conversation with Professor François Grosjean

By Fabrice Jaumont

On Wednesday, September 23, 2015, the Cultural Services of the French Embassy & Albertine Books in French and English will host Professor François Grosjean, world-renowned psycholinguist and specialist on bilingualism, in a conversation with F

JULY 20, 2015

French Designer Samy Rio Awarded Grand Prix at Design Parade

By Robin Guivarc'h

French designer Samy Rio who was awarded with the Grand Prix of this year's Design Parade at Villa Noailles, for using bamboo to create functional and recyclable designs pieces. His work had previously been presented at Wanteddesign in New York.

JULY 17, 2015

Films on the Green: Women of Mediterranean Cinema

By Sultana Seban-Sumner

This year’s Films on the Green Festival centered on the theme of La Méditerranée, but a hidden common thread of strong and confident female roles also weaved through our series. Below, we highlight these powerful, resilient, liberated, and confident figures.

JULY 16, 2015

French Books USA: Week in Review

By Arian Murati

Patrick Modiano short story in Tin House; Paris Review examines Leon Bloy; Ideas Box takes a summer vacation in NYC; French comics find new digital venue; A poetic look at Barthes' imaginary readers

JULY 13, 2015

French DJs Spinning at MoMA PS1 Warm Up in 2015

By Francerocks

One of the most anticipated music events every summer in New York City, Moma PS1 Warm Up is back, including five of the biggest names on the French electro scene in 2015.

JULY 9, 2015

French Cartoonists Win Society of Illustrators Awards


French Cartoonists Maëlle Doliveux and Philippe Squarzoni among winners at first Society of Illustrators Comic and Cartoon Art Annual Awards.

JULY 9, 2015

French Books USA: Week in Review

By Arian Murati

Man Booker Prize to divide reward with translators; French Voices Award winners seeking publishers; Roland Barthes centennial celebrations continue in France and U.S.; Browser extension allows French Amazon users to find physical bookshops; Antoine Volodine in The Paris Review