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.
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.
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.
The Higher Education Department of the Embassy of France and the George Washington University’s School of Media and Public Affairs hosted the 2015 Lafayette Debates, an intercollegiate debate tournament, on the topic of climate ch
Students of the DePaul University French Department Are Engaging In The Fight Against Climate Change
In order to better understand the importance of the climatic issues to the American public, the students of the French department of DePaul University translated an exhibit into English created by the French Ministry for the Environment.
On Monday May 4, 2015 Professor Todd Bowen from Niles Township High Schools in Skokie, IL was presented with the Ordre des Palmes Académiques by Denis Quenelle, Deputy Cultural Attaché at the French Cultural Service in Chicago in recognition to his comitment to the teaching of the French Language.