Tag: France

A French mocking bird celebrates 100 years

On France’s most popular satirical paper with Laurent Martin.

/ December 12, 2016

L’Amour de loin and the troubadours

A Florence Gould Event Organized by the Center for French Civilization and Culture, New York University and the Department of Music, Columbia University with composer KAIJA SAARIAHO, SUSAN BOYNTON (Columbia), JUDITH PERAINO (Cornell University), SARAH KAY (NYU), Maria Sanchez Reyes...

/ December 3, 2016

Alain Badiou: Lectures on Nietzsche

Professor Alain Badiou, with Bruno Bosteels To RSVP, please email Anna Krauthamer: ak4035@columbia.edu In 1992-1993 Alain Badiou devoted a year-long session of his seminar to an investigation into Friedrich Nietzsche as the “poor and definitive prince of antiphilosophy.” In his...

/ December 1, 2016

Le Canard Enchainé a 100 ans ! Retour sur un siècle de presse entre censure et liberté

Institute of French Studies Lecture Laurent Martin is historian, professor of History at the Université Sorbonne Nouvelle – Paris 3 and visiting professor at NYU’s Institute of French Studies (Fall 2016). He specializes in the history of media and cultural...

/ November 30, 2016

Romancing the Truth: Vernacular History and the Origin of Fiction

SIMON GAUNT, Professor of French Language and Literature at King’s College London, is a leading figure in French Studies internationally, and particularly well known for his work on medieval literature in French and Occitan. His most recent publications include Marco...

/ November 22, 2016

Futures of French: Beyond French: Occitan, Arabic and the Languages of Poetry

Christopher Davis and Yasser Elhariry Sponsored by the Department of French If we could today—without the burden or benefit of precedent, tradition, or institutional inertia—invent a field called ‘French and Francophone Studies,’ what would it look like? – Laurent Dubois...

/ November 17, 2016

French Literature in the Making: Élisabeth Roudinesco in conversation with Olivier Barrot

Élisabeth Roudinesco is a renowned historian and psychoanalyst. Serving as research director at Université Paris VII-Diderot and former member of the École Freudienne de Paris, she is a biographer of Jacques Lacan and Sigmund Freud. She has worked on the...

/ November 14, 2016

Global Challenges, French Responses, American Questions

French Ambassador Gérard Araud, in conversation with Alexandre Stille To RSVP, please click here. In this discussion and Q&A, French Ambassador Gérard Araud will talk about some of the most challenging issues of our time — terrorism, secularism, democracy, migration...

/ November 7, 2016

School of Babel (La cour de Babel)

Film screening followed by discussion with director Julie Bertuccelli and Professor Emmanuelle Saada. They are Irish, Senegalese, Brazilian, Moroccan, Chinese… They are between 11 and 15 years old and have just arrived in France. For a year they will be...

/ October 26, 2016

Global French Theater pour un Théâtre-Monde

A Florence Gould Event, with additional support from the NYU College of Arts and Science and the Cultural Services of the French Embassy This colloquium honors Professor Tom Bishop’s career-long contributions to French theatre. Conference Schedule Thursday, October 13 Location:...

/ October 13, 2016