Month: October 2017

Analysis: Emmanuel Macron’s quixotic quest

Five months into power, France’s president is determined to transform the country.

/ October 30, 2017

How Anaïs Michel brought comedy to the world of documentary filmmaking

Born and raised in Paris, the filmmaker is now working on the new Lena Dunham show.

/ October 24, 2017

Review: Can the US learn something from Europe’s dictatorial past?

Timothy Snyder’s new book blends history and hindsight to draw lessons from 20th-century tyranny, but ends up preaching to the choir.

/ October 23, 2017

Italy leads globally in cultural preservation efforts, says Italian minister

At Columbia University, Italian minister Franceschini praised internationalism and museum reforms.

/ October 20, 2017

There is no Italian word for “awkward”

If you ask Google to translate “awkward” into Italian, you get several results, but none of them is accurate.

/ October 13, 2017

France needs the United States at the U.N., says envoy

France’s top envoy to the UN, François Delattre, calls for the United States to remain committed to the United Nations and world affairs.

/ October 9, 2017

Leading the bilingual revolution

An interview with Fabrice Jaumont, education attaché at the French Embassy to the United States, about his book The Bilingual Revolution and the importance of learning a second language.

/ October 6, 2017