Featured Blog Posts – January 2011 Archive (17)

News from the French literary scene : Céline, PPDA, Michel Houellebecq, Michel Levi, Mediator, and Zoe Shepard !

Frederic mitterand 1) Great writer and truly vicious anti-Semite Céline was dropped from French national celebrations after Serge Klarsfeld protested according the Nazi collaborator state honors.

 

2) Céline scholar…

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Added by Laurel Zuckerman on January 29, 2011 at 6:30am — 4 Comments

About “The Green Connection” Initiative

 

 

 

The Green Connection is a new initiative of the Cultural Services of the Embassy of France in the United States.

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Added by New York in French on January 28, 2011 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

Play : Savannah Bay by Marguerite Duras withMarie-Christine Barrault et Clara Kessous

 

L’ASSOCIATION Culturelle Francophone

DES NATIONS UNIES

Présente

 

UNE REPRESENTATION EXCEPTIONNELLE

De La piece de theatre

 

SAVANNAH BAY

De Marguerite Duras

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Added by New York in French on January 28, 2011 at 11:43am — No Comments

Un peu de perspective

Salut tout le monde.

Dechargez cette attachement pour realizer comment le monde est petit et beau, et pour mettre un peu de perspective dans nos affaires de tous les jours.

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Added by Anne on January 22, 2011 at 1:59pm — No Comments

Innovation sociale - podcasts

Brand new series in French language just launched. These podcasts will cover the following  topics: social entrepreneurship, corporate social responsibility, philanthropy, responsible investing, bottom of the pyramid, impact measurement... They share a European perspective on Social Innovation Conversations in the very own words of the social innovators at the forefront of creating change in France and Africa and reach out to the French speaking populations of the world. The series is made…

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Added by New York in French on January 17, 2011 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Recherche Lyonnais habitant New York pour le magazine Lyon Capitale

Je réalise actuellement un reportage sur les Lyonnais de New York pour le magazine Lyon Capitale et je recherche des personnes originaires de la région lyonnaise ou ayant vécu pendant une longue période dans le Rhône, et habitant aujourd'hui New York. Pour les besoins de cet article, je souhaite écrire une série de portraits, environ une dizaine.

Si vous correspondez à ce profil et que vous êtes intéressé à l'idée de partager votre expérience, je souhaiterais pouvoir vous rencontrer…

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Added by Gaétan Mathieu on January 17, 2011 at 11:00am — 5 Comments

Les "neo-butchers" réconcilient viande et environnement

Article paru dans les Inrocks.

A New York, pas besoin d’être végétarien pour rester eco-friendly. Les “neo-butchers”, des amoureux de la viande bien faite et bien servie, réconcilient bidoche et environnement.

Dans le Gangs of New York de Martin Scorsese, Bill "Le…

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Added by New York in French on January 17, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments


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La Soiree des Grands Crus- January 27--special discount for NY in French members

All members of New York in French are invited to join us on January 27 for a one night journey to Bordeaux at 82Mercer in New York City. Meet 17 young chateau owners, share their passion and knowledge, and of course, experience their latest wines. 29 Grand Cru Classé wines will be paired with hors d’oeuvres, cheese, and chocolates inspired by the flavors of Bordeaux, created by …

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Added by Diana Castelnuovo-Tedesco on January 11, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments

L'Adaptation: de la page à l'écran et d'une culture à l'autre

L'Adaptation: de la page à l'écran et d'une culture à l'autre
SATURDAY, 29 JANUARY, 10 am - 4 pm
Annual day-long seminar for French teachers presented by the Columbia Maison Française and the Metropolitan Chapter of the American Association of Teachers of French
Event location: East Gallery, Buell Hall
RSVP by January 26 to rsvp@maisonfrancaise.org
Program
10 a.m.:…
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Added by New York in French on January 10, 2011 at 11:33am — No Comments

Proposal for EDUCATORS: "HOME" A Film By Yann Arthus-Bertrand

Proposal for EDUCATORS:
"HOME" 
A Film By Yann Arthus-Bertrand
Narrated by Glenn Close
School Visit & Free Screening Proposal for Area Schools
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Dear Educator: 
As a gift to the city of New York and its neighbors, filmmaker/environmentalist Yann Arthus-Bertrand would like to invite teachers, students and their families and extended community to attend FREE screenings of his new documentary,…
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Added by New York in French on January 10, 2011 at 11:29am — 3 Comments

Learning French.

Learning to speak French, even though it maybe on a very basic level,has been a life changing event.  It's very hard for me to put in words exactly how i feel. It's not just the language itself, as much as it is the numerous varieties of the language as well as the corresponding cultures. I went to Montreal Last Sept. and when I reached the border and spoke to the border patrol in french and they responded in kind was awesome. I also love the French that is spoken in West Africa as well as the… Continue

Added by Derrick Mercer on January 8, 2011 at 2:44pm — 13 Comments

Helping Your Preschooler Develop Pro-Social Behavior

By LaToya C. Dawkins Head English Teacher at Le Petit Paradis Preschool

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Added by Le Petit Paradis Preschool on January 6, 2011 at 8:54am — 1 Comment

12 janvier 2010

Portons ce brassard comme symbole de deuil pour nous rappeler du 12 janvier 2010

Added by Jude Elie on January 5, 2011 at 10:43pm — No Comments

Art or Vandalism

Extrait d'un article du journal de l'école PS 73X Express (octobre/novembre 2010)

Graffiti is any type of public marking from simple written words to elaborate wall paintings. Graffiti has existed since ancient times, examples dating back to ancient Greece and the Roman Empire.…

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Added by Marie-Pierre Serra on January 4, 2011 at 6:47pm — 2 Comments

Excellente année 2011

 

Que 2011 soit créative, joyeuse

et riche en projets de toutes sortes !…

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Added by Myriam BAUDIC on January 4, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments


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Amuse-Bouche No. 30. Who’s counting? Le monde en chiffre

 

Amuse-Bouche No. 30. Who’s counting?  Le monde en chiffre…



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Added by Julia Frey on January 1, 2011 at 5:30am — 1 Comment

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