Wednesday, December 1, 2010 (6)

Dec 1, 2010
October 22, 2010
  • Teachers' Workshop Program

  • Oct 22, 2010 at 1:30pm to Dec 17, 2010 at 12:30pm
  • Location: Tinker Auditorium
  • Description: Venue: Tinker AuditoriumPrice: $20 per workshop / $15 for FIAF MembersEnrich Your Teaching with Resources from the FIAF LibraryFriday, October 22 at 5:30pmPresenters: FIAF Haskell Library TeamMarket Your French ClassFriday, November 19 at 5:30pmPresenters: Astrid Larson, Language Center Coordinator;Emmanuel Lainé, VP, FIAF Language CenterLearn and Teach with TV5MONDEFriday, December 17 at 5:30pmPresenter: Michelle Belneau, FIAF InstructorAbout the Program"Le fait d'être à l'Alliance avec d'autres professeurs de FLE a été un grand plaisir. Depuis 5 ans à NY, c'est la première fois que j'ai l'occasion d'une rencontre comme celle-ci. Merci !"— Jose Eduardo Vasconcellos GuimaraesUnder the guidance of certified native-speaking educators, current and future French teachers improve their instruction of French to primary students, secondary students, and adults. These affordable workshops offer teachers the opportunity to learn practical strategies, share experiences, and develop specific peda
  • Created by: Jennifer Kutsher
October 27, 2010
  • Write About Now

  • Oct 27, 2010 at 3:30pm to Dec 1, 2010 at 2:30pm
  • Location: Le Skyroom at FIAF, 22 E 60th Street (between Park & Madison Avenues)
  • Description: Write About Now presented by FIAF, in partnership with BookForum and Villa GilletWednesday, October 27 at 7:30pm; Stranger Than Fiction: Characters as OutsidersWednesday, December 1 at 7:30pm; In Character: The Role of the Participatory JournalistThe French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF), New York's premiere French cultural center, along with Bookforum and Villa Gillet, are proud to present a new literary program, Write about Now, a forum for French and American-based authors to meet in conversation. In these unique one-to-one dialogues, writers will engage in dynamic discussions, each organized around a topic that constitutes a cultural common ground and jumping-off point for fascinating literary exchange. Noted editors from Bookforum will moderate.
  • Created by: Jennifer Kutsher
November 4, 2010
  • Paris / New York: Crisscross Views

  • Nov 4, 2010 at 2:00pm to Jan 29, 2011 at 2:00pm
  • Location: FIAF • Gallery
  • Description: The Gallery of the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF), New York’s premiere French cultural center, is proud to present from November 4-January 29, 2011, a new exhibit that examines sources of inspiration from two parallel cities, Paris / New York: Crisscross Views. A rare loan from the Maison Européene de la Photographie (MEP) to coincide with the “Mois de la Photo” (Photography Month) in Paris, the exhibit includes striking French and American photography on view for the first time in New York City.
  • Created by: Jennifer Kutsher
November 23, 2010
  • French Artist Dominique Boutaud in New York Art Exhibition

  • Nov 23, 2010 at 6:00am to Dec 14, 2010 at 1:00pm
  • Location: Chelsea
  • Description: Chelsea’s Agora Gallery is proud to present French artist, Dominique Boutaud, in the Apex of Transcendence. The exhibition is scheduled to run from November 23, 2010 through December 14, 2010 (opening reception: Thursday, December 02, 2010 from 6-8pm)..Dominique Boutaud's oil paintings create a sense of scale that ranges from the minute to the interplanetary, portraying new spaces that she encourages us to discover. Searing reds and yellows, deep, mysterious blues and surprising, calming speckles of white meet in these compositions, conveying landscapes emotional, natural and immaterial that entreat the eye and propose a journey.
  • Created by: Amanda Michaels - Agora Gallery
December 1, 2010
  • The Aftermath of the Financial Crisis: Towards a New Framework for Monetary Policy

  • Dec 1, 2010 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm
  • Location: Low Library Rotunda, Columbia University Morningside Campus
  • Description: 2010 Eugene J. Sheffer Distinguished LectureThe Aftermath of the Financial Crisis: Towards a New Framework for Monetary PolicyJacques de LarosièreEvent location : Low Library RotundaJacques de Larosière argues that monetary policy played a major role in triggering the worldwide financial crisis that began in 2008. Although monetary policy has been underplayed by many economists in explaining the financial crisis, Larosière's thesis has gained ground in recent months, and central bankers now recognize that financial recovery needs to include a greater focus on monetary policy.Jacques de Larosière is a former Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, Governor of the Banque de France, President of the EBRD, and most recently Chairman of the High Level Committee on the Reform of the European Financial Regulatory Structure.This event is co-sponsored by the Maison Française, the Jerome A. Chazen Institute of International Business at the Columbia Business School, Program for Econ
  • Created by: Carly DeFilippo
  • Burning Bridges Comedy @ McSwiggans (Wednesday Dec. 1st)

  • Dec 1, 2010 from 3:00pm to 5:00pm
  • Location: McSwiggans: 393 2nd ave. (@ 23rd st.)
  • Description: Burning Bridges Comedy at McSwiggans: Weds. Dec. 1st ed.FUNNY HELP WANTEDNo references? No resume? NO PROBLEM!!!BE LESS UNMIRTHY!Not easily amused? Enjoy the challenge of sitting on your duff, imbibing extremely reasonably-priced libations, glaring stony-faced at brilliant, gosh-darned funny entertainers? HAVE WE GOT A JOB FOR YOU! Bring your malingering, problematic-attitude-encrusted, bad credit-ridden, felony-convicted, bedsore-ridden butt over to McSwiggans this Wednesday night at 8pm and just try not to laugh. Multitaskers DISCOURAGED!Compensation: LAUGHTER!Principles: THANKFULLY, NONE!Recruiters: Take your best shotPlease, behold these craftsmen of comedy -- these funny factota at Bridges comedy at McSwiggans this week!Nikki Glaser -- worked it for Last Comic Standing, Tonight Show, now slaving for Burning Bridges!Team Submarine -- they make it look easyDan Goodman -- not hard to find at Burning BridgesAlison Fornes -- still violating child labor regulations at the ripe age of 26
  • Created by: Todd M.