French Program at American University - World Languages and Cultures

French Program at American University - World Languages and Cultures The AU French Program offer diverse courses on the French language and francophone cultures. Courses range from elementary level to topics courses.

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08/01/2017

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Medieval Theater workshop ! Le 12 avril 2017
04/17/2017

Medieval Theater workshop ! Le 12 avril 2017

Join us today at MGC 200 for a fun and engaging night of medieval theater. Come and experience on stage!
04/12/2017

Join us today at MGC 200 for a fun and engaging night of medieval theater. Come and experience on stage!

Timeline Photos
03/27/2017

Timeline Photos

Join AU's French Program for a guided tour of the Toulouse Lautrec gallery at the Phillips Collection Wednesday, April 5...
03/27/2017
Visit of Toulouse-Lautrec

Join AU's French Program for a guided tour of the Toulouse Lautrec gallery at the Phillips Collection Wednesday, April 5th. Students of all levels in the French program are invited!

For more information, please visit:
goo.gl/jMupGb

The French program at American University invites you to join us on a guided tour of the Toulouse-Lautrec at the Phillips Collection on April 5th at 2PM. What? : The visit will be an hour long, given by a gallery educator trained in object-based learning, the visual arts, and art history. Cost:…

Cultural Services | French Embassy in the US
01/02/2017

Cultural Services | French Embassy in the US

Warmest wishes for 2017 from the Cultural Services of the French Embassy!

La France à l'ONU
12/02/2016

La France à l'ONU

Levons la main pour la #préventionVIH ! ✋

Pour commémorer la Journée mondiale du sida, Naomi Campbell et Ban Ki-moon ont témoigné de leur engagement pour permettre à toujours plus de personnes d'avoir accès aux meilleurs traitements.

D'ici 2030, nous pouvons mettre fin à l'épidémie de #sida. #WorldAidsDay

As a final notice, please do consider applying for an internship at the French Embassy in the U.S.! The official deadlin...
12/02/2016
Career opportunities

As a final notice, please do consider applying for an internship at the French Embassy in the U.S.! The official deadline just passed, but applications from students of American University will be considered until next week, so you still have the weekend! Look for more information via the link attached!
http://franceintheus.org/spip.php?article1670

Career opportunities at the Embassy of France There are occasionally job openings at the Embassy of France. We invite you to contact the specific department that best matches your background and interests. Here is a list of the various departments within the Embassy. Internships at the Embassy of Fr...

Mark your calendars (December 14th) for this wonderful networking opportunity, curtesy of the French Embassy in the U.S....
12/02/2016
EU-US Young Professionals Meet and Greet

Mark your calendars (December 14th) for this wonderful networking opportunity, curtesy of the French Embassy in the U.S.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/eu-us-young-professionals-meet-and-greet-tickets-29593330448?aff=es2

Join us for a special event promoting transatlantic partnership, diplomatic and international careers. – This evening at la Maison Française will provide an opportunity for young professionals from the U.S. and across Europe to meet their counterparts as well as receive career advice and guidance fr...

Visite de l'ambassade de France par les étudiants de français des classes du Professeur Garnier Fox le, 1er décembre 201...
12/02/2016

Visite de l'ambassade de France par les étudiants de français des classes du Professeur Garnier Fox le, 1er décembre 2016.

11/29/2016
franceintheus.org

The Press and Communications Office of the French Embassy in the U.S. is now accepting applications for Spring 2017! It is an amazing opportunity, and AU students are encouraged to apply. For more info, check out the link below!
http://franceintheus.org/IMG/pdf/Reporting_and_Communications_Internship_Information_8-16.pdf

A deliciously intriguing fun fact!
11/29/2016

A deliciously intriguing fun fact!

#DYK we say lost bread (pain perdu) in French and not French toast? It is a way to reclaim stale bread #FrenchToastDay

Cultural Services | French Embassy in the US
11/29/2016

Cultural Services | French Embassy in the US

"The scientist is not a person who gives the right answers, he is one who asks the right questions."
Happy birthday to Claude Levi-Strauss (1908-2009), French social anthropologist and pioneer of #structuralism, which analyzes cultural systems (e.g., kinship and mythical systems) in terms of the structural relations among their elements.

11/26/2016
Élysée – Présidence de la République française

Élysée – Présidence de la République française

"Une identité ne se protège pas en érigeant des murs. La Francophonie est une volonté d'ouverture" — François Hollande au Sommet de la Francophonie à Madagascar

11/24/2016
French Embassy in the U.S.

A fun look at how you can make your #Thanksgiving into a #Frenchgiving thanks to our friends at French Embassy in the U.S.! Happy Holiday :)

At the Embassy we love celebrating #Thanksgiving with our American friends! Of course, we have to add a French twist, so we asked the Chef of the French Residence to share his very own turkey recipe with you all! #ATasteOfKalorama #Frenchgiving

French Embassy in the U.S.
11/12/2016

French Embassy in the U.S.

Closed since the November Paris attacks of last year, Le Bataclan will reopen tomorrow with a concert by English rockstar Sting. In a statement, Sting said he hopes to “respect the memory as well as the life affirming spirit of those who fell” in the concert hall last year on November 13th. All proceeds from the concert will go to two charities, “Life For Paris” and “13 Novembre: Fraternité Verité” that provide support to the victims of the attacks.

French Embassy in the U.S.
11/12/2016

French Embassy in the U.S.

#OnThisDay 1729- French explorer Louis Antoine de Bougainville was born. In 1766, Louis XV gave Bougainville permission to embarked on a voyage around the world, which he completed in 1769, becoming the first Frenchman to circumnavigate the globe. Bougainville saw active service in the French Navy during the American Revolutionary War, playing a crucial part in the Battle of the Chesapeake which led to the defeat of Great Britain

11/07/2016
French Embassy in the U.S.

Looking to mix up your late-night study music perhaps? Check out this hit! Also, remember to like French Embassy in the U.S. for updates on French cultural events in the area! We'll do our best to keep you posted on such events as well.

#OnThisDay in 1938, Joe Dassin, American-French singer-songwriter was born. French students may remember learning his 1969 song "Les Champs-Élysées.”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_PDABGJb2og

One month left to see this exhibition and L'Océan Noir! Closes September 4, 2016.
08/04/2016
Stories of Migration: Contemporary Artists Interpret Diaspora - French artist William Adjété Wilson presents "The Black Ocean"

One month left to see this exhibition and L'Océan Noir! Closes September 4, 2016.

The George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum, with the support of the Cultural Services of the French Embassy, present the exhibition "Stories of Migration: Contemporary Artists Interpret Diaspora", including French artist William Adjété Wilson's work "The Black Ocean".

Venez regarder un film français avec le French Embassy in the U.S.!  July 20     8:00pm     Avalon Theatre
07/13/2016
The French Cinémathèque at the Avalon Theatre Presents: Paris, Love, Cut

Venez regarder un film français avec le French Embassy in the U.S.!
July 20 8:00pm Avalon Theatre

The monthly French Cinémathèque series at the Avalon Theatre, in partnership with the Cultural Services of the French Embassy, presents the screening of the 2015 film Paris, Love, Cut by Arnaud Viard.

FREE  |  GRATUIT
07/12/2016
Screening of the film "TERRA, an Ode to Humanity"

FREE | GRATUIT

Before throwing ice cubes in your beverage of choice for the celebration of Bastille Day, we invite you to a private screening of TERRA. In this movie Yann Arthus Bertrand and Michael Pitiot reveal the incredible saga of our living planet. From the first lichen to the gigantic forests, monkeys of th...

FREE event at the Maison Française of the French Embassy in the U.S.
06/15/2016
Screenings: Nina & Lisa Simone

FREE event at the Maison Française of the French Embassy in the U.S.

THURSDAY, JUNE 23 AT 7PM at La Maison Française - Embassy of France 4101 Reservoir Road, NW - Washington, DC FREE ADMISSION Parking available on Reservoir Road and across the street at Georgetown University Hospital's pay lot New security rules: A reservation on Eventbrite is mandatory, attendees mu...

Washington Landscape - Homage to Pierre BoulezThe Cultural Services of the French Embassy, in partnership with the Ameri...
04/21/2016
The Music of Morton Subotnick and Solos & Ensemble, the two last performances as a part of the con

Washington Landscape - Homage to Pierre Boulez

The Cultural Services of the French Embassy, in partnership with the American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center and INTERFERENCE ensemble, present Washington Landscape, dedicated to Pierre Boulez, the last performance as a part of the concert series Connected: Music in the Museum.

This ambulatory concert, performed by INTERFERENCE ensemble and featuring Washington composers including Steve Antosca, Fernando Benadon, William Brent, Frederick Weck and Jeffrey Mumford, engages the audience into a singular visual and musical experience.
It will be preceded by Boulez: An Unfinished Legacy, a presentation by Dr. Sean Doyle.

This is a free admission concert open to the public.

The Cultural Services of the French Embassy, in partnership with the American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center and INTERFERENCE ensemble, present The Music of Morton Subotnick and Solos & Ensemble, the two last performances as a part of the concert series Connected: Music in the Museum.

CLEAR at American University
04/11/2016

CLEAR at American University

Thanks to everyone for another successful French language event!
We very much enjoyed Prof. Orlando's lecture on Women in Moroccan Media and Film. #AU_French

CLEAR at American University
04/11/2016

CLEAR at American University

Félicitations à tous les jeunes chercheurs qui ont presenté leurs projets cet après midi! / Congratulations to all the budding researchers who presented at the French Projects Showcase this afternoon! #AU_French

CLEAR at American University
04/07/2016

CLEAR at American University

Merci à tous ceux qui nous ont accompagnés ce soir pour la fondue, on s'est bien amusé! / Thanks to all who joined us for the fondue event this evening :-) #AU_French

04/06/2016

Summer internship available:
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Special Event Assistant needed for the organization of the annual Bastille Day event to be held at the Embassy of France on July 15th, 2016:
- the event is an annual fundraiser for a charitable cause (underprivileged members of the francophone community)
- Internship is available from May early until July 20th – location is the Maison Française, at the Embassy of France in DC

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- social media communication and publicity of the event in the local medias (both printed and online)
- process and coordinate the donations from the French Chefs or culinary institutes that will graciously cater the evening and from the donors to the silent auction.
- set-up of the chefs the day of the event and make sure they have everything they need during the evening.
- closing of the auction with the assistance of volunteers the day of the event.
- as we get closer to the date of the event the intern may be asked to perform other duties.

Essential qualities and attributes:
- attention to details and courtesy
- dynamism and positive attitude
- good knowledge of Excel and Power Point

To apply or ask questions, please write to [email protected]

*OTHER PERKS: you'll get a free ticket to the event which costs over $90 to attend... free food and drinks! Great opportunity for anyone wanting to stay in DC for half a summer

04/25/2014

STAGES en langue française à DC:

- Plusieurs stages à l'ALLIANCE FRANCAISE:
Si vous êtes intéressés, envoyez vos CV et lettre de motivation à:
[email protected]
Stagiaires en communication recherchés. Compétences en html est un plus.

- Stage à l'AMBASSADE de FRANCE: un stage de 2 à 3 mois est proposé dans le secteur de l'éducation. Contacter M. Jean-Claude Duthion, Attaché de coopération éducative à: [email protected]

French Market à Georgetown ce week-end!Voici le lien de l'evenement:http://www.georgetowndc.com/events/french_market/
04/25/2014
Georgetown French market | Georgetown DC

French Market à Georgetown ce week-end!
Voici le lien de l'evenement:
http://www.georgetowndc.com/events/french_market/

One of the most anticipated shopping weekends arrives each April when Georgetown’s Book Hill neighborhood celebrates the season with the annual Georgetown French Market. The Book Hill merchants, restaurants, salons and galleries display their wares in an inviting open-air market, evoking the outdoor…

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04/23/2014

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04/22/2014

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EVENEMENTS francophones de la MAISON FRANCAISE/ Ambassade de France: To consult the calendar of the Cultural Service of ...
04/21/2014
French Culture

EVENEMENTS francophones de la MAISON FRANCAISE/ Ambassade de France:
To consult the calendar of the Cultural Service of the Embassy of France, please visit: www.frenchculture.org

The official website of the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the U.S. offers information about French books, film, music, visual art, dance, and theater in the United States and France as well as information on grants, programs and other resources for French and American teachers, students…

04/16/2014

STAGES en langue française à DC:
(de la part de Christine van Berten, Professeur à American University):

- Plusieurs stages à l'ALLIANCE FRANCAISE:
Si vous êtes intéressés, envoyez vos CV et lettre de motivation à:
[email protected]
Stagiaires en communication recherchés. Compétences en html est un plus.

- Stage à l'AMBASSADE de FRANCE: un stage de 2 à 3 mois est proposé dans le secteur de l'éducation. Contacter M. jean-Claude Duthion, Attaché de coopération éducative à: [email protected]

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