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.
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.
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
Candidates must be U.S.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Higher Education department of the French Embassy is pleased to inform you that the Chateaubriand Fellowship Call for applications for the academic year 2016/2017 is now open. Every year, it allows doctorate students enrolled in American universities to conduct research in France for up to 9 months.
The application to the 2016-2017 Teaching Assistant Program in France (TAPIF) is now available at tapif.org.