Tag: France

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

Categories in Trouble: The Politics of Identity in North Africa, 19th-20th Centuries

To RSVP, please click here. Over the past two centuries, North Africa has been transformed by momentous economic and political change as well as mass migration. This one-day conference will address how these developments have shaped conceptions of population and...

/ October 7, 2016

En marge de la guerre (France, Afrique, Moyen-Orient) with Christophe Boltanski

Sponsored by the Department of French and Institute of French Studies Born in 1962, Christophe Boltanski has worked as a war and foreign correspondent for close to thirty years, for the Progrès égyptien, Libération (for which he covered the Gulf...

/ October 5, 2016
Christophe Boltanski

War is geography: an interview with Christophe Boltanski

On the fringes of war and the place of a journalist with the 2015 winner of the Prix Femina.

/ October 4, 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 theater. Conference Schedule Thursday, October 13 Location:...

/ September 13, 2016

Opera and the French Revolution

A program by Opera Lafayette featuring opera performed during the French Revolution, with three dramatic scenes from Sapho, Médée and Œedipe á Colone. With mustic by Jean-Paul-Égide Martini, Luigi Cherubini and Antonion Sacchini. From Opera Lafayette: With the French Revolution...

/ May 1, 2016