MARCH 29, 2016

France Honors Cecile Acakpo-Satchivi, Edith Boncompain, Marie Bouteillon and Régine Latortue

By French Culture

On Wednesday, March 23, 2016, Deputy Cultural Counselor Thomas Michelon conferred the medal of the Chevaliers dans l'Ordre des Palmes Académiques on Cecile Acakpo-Satchivi, Edith Boncompain, Marie Bouteillon and Régine Latortue. The award was presented during a ceremony held at Cultural Services of the French Embassy in New York.

MARCH 24, 2016

France on Campus Award Winning Teams Launch Projects at U.S. Universities

By French Culture

Student organizations that have won France on Campus Awards are beginning to launch their projects, which explore and promote French culture in new and creative ways.

FEBRUARY 29, 2016

France Honors Five Educators with Academic Palm Award

By French Culture

On Friday, February 26, 2016, Deputy Cultural Counselor Thomas Michelon named Patricia Mainardi, Patricia Conlon Moran, Françoise Noble, Sandra VanAusdal and Andrew Curran, Chevaliers dans l'Ordre des Palmes Académiques. The award was presented during a ceremony held at Cultural Services of the French Embassy in New York.

FEBRUARY 5, 2016

France Honors Anne Berthelot

By French Culture

On Thursday, February 4, 2016, Deputy Cultural Counselor Thomas Michelon named French professor, writer, and President of the Société des Professeurs Français et Francophones d’Amérique, Dr. Anne Berthelot, Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Palmes Académique. The award was presented during a ceremony held at Cultural Services of the French Embassy in New York, during which eight awards were also presented to support dual language student teachers in obtaining Masters degrees in Bilingual Education.

DECEMBER 18, 2015

Call for applications: Jean and Marie-Louise Dufrenoy Scholarships (2016-2017)

By French Culture

Each year the Jean et Marie-Louise Dufrenoy scholarships enable two American students in the sciences (mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, medecine, geology, botany) or in technology (engineering, computer s

DECEMBER 18, 2015

Call for applications: Jeanne Marandon Fellowships (2016-2017)

By French Culture

Candidates must be U.S.

DECEMBER 10, 2015

Call For Applications: CIRHUS Fellowships 2016-2017

By Camille Peretz

Through CIRHUS, the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) offers several fellowships for NYU faculty and post-docs wishing to spend up to three months in France for research purposes or academic cooperation, starting March 2016. These fellowships are intended to promote collaboration between NYU and CNRS researchers in the humanities and social sciences in the three research areas covered by CIRHUS.

NOVEMBER 30, 2015

COP21 Global Student Climate Leadership Commitment

By French Culture

Just weeks before the kickoff of COP21 in Paris, in partnership with with Lycée Français de New York and the Green Schools Alliance (GSA), a group of bilingual high school students came together at the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in New York within the framework of Festival Albertine 2015 to discuss important issues surrounding global climate change. Joined by world-renowned experts from the field, the students eloquently expressed their perspectives before an audience of spectators.

NOVEMBER 13, 2015

France Honors June Hargrove, Jill Schoolman and Alison Stones

By French Culture

On Tuesday, November 10, 2015, Deputy Cultural Counselor Thomas Michelon presented the Insignia of the Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters to June Hargrove and Alison Stones, historians of French art, and Jill Schoolman, founder of Archipelago Books publishing house. The honorees were awarded in an intimate ceremony at the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in New York.

NOVEMBER 9, 2015

Call for papers: "Traces and Memories of Slavery in the Atlantic World" conference

By French Culture

The Traces and Memories of Slavery in the Atlantic World conference sets out to interrogate how descendants reconstruct the history of their ancestors when transatlantic slavery is one of the variables of the memorial process.

NOVEMBER 6, 2015

France Honors Gilles Bransbourg

By French Culture

On Thursday, November 5, 2015, Deputy Cultural Counselor Thomas Michelon decorated esteemed scholar Gilles Bransbourg with the Insignia of the Chevalier of the Ordre des Palmes Academiques. The award was presented at an intimate ceremony held at the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in New York.

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