Thursday, December 2, 2010 (6)

Dec 2, 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
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 2, 2010
  • Is there a “Brain Drain” of French Academics to the United States?

  • Dec 2, 2010 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm
  • Location: East Gallery, Buell Hall - Columbia University Morningside Campus
  • Description: Is there a “Brain Drain” of French Academics to the United States?Roundtable Discussion on a new study published by the Institut Montaigne, Gone for Good? Partis pour de bon? Les expatriés de l’enseignement supérieur aux Etats-Unis (released November 2010).Discussion in French, with English interpretation available.Event location : East Gallery, Buell HallWith the French university system under reform since 2007, France’s competitiveness in higher education at the international level has been under scrutiny. At a time of global “brain circulation,” how does France fare on the attractiveness scale in the eyes of both international and French academics? Is there such a thing as a French “brain drain” to the United States?Roundtable participants:Ioanna Kohler, Director of Policy Programs at the French-American Foundation U.S., and author of the Institut Montaigne study, will present the main study findings.Laure Bereni, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Institute of French Studies
  • Created by: Carly DeFilippo
  • Stephane Wrembel Presents The Djambo Experiment

  • Dec 2, 2010 from 3:00pm to 4:30pm
  • Location: Bar Tabac
  • Description: STEPHANE WREMBEL presents THE DJANGO EXPERIMENT: French virtuoso Guitarist Stephane Wrembel seems to have channeled both the technique and the fire of Django Reinhardt. He studied for years with the manouche (the French Gypsies) but has also gotten deep into American vernacular musical styles. His weekly sets will mix up the traditional Django repertoire along gypsy swing re-interpretations of standards, Many Shows In New York City and Brooklyn : -6 dec @ The Empire Rooftop @ 6:30 pm - 9 dec @ Bar Tabac @ 8pm - 19 dec @ Barbes @ 9 pm More:
  • Created by: New York in French
  • Mapping Möbius at La Mama Theater, New York

  • Dec 2, 2010 at 3:00pm to Dec 19, 2010 at 5:00pm
  • Location: La Mama Theater
  • Description: La MaMa in association with The New Stage Theatre CompanypresentsMapping MöbiusA scientist recruits a young assistant to help him learn if the elemental patterns that haunt him are in his brain or present in the natural world. Is he unraveling the mystery, or is it unraveling him?World PremiereLa MaMa E.T.C.74a East 4th StreetDirected byIldiko NemethWritten byColm O'Shea, Marie Glancy-O'Shea and Ildiko NemethChoreographerJulie Atlas-MuzCostume Design byJavier Bone CarboneLighting Design byFederico RestrepoCastDana Boll, Kaylin Lee Clinton, Catherine Correa, Maria Cuartero, Markus Hirnigel, Sunrise Marks, Florencia Minniti, Fabiyan Pemble-Belkin, Peter Schmitz, Jeanne Lauren Smith, Chris TannerCostume Construction byLisa Kathryn HokansProjection Design byLaia CabreraAnimation Illustration Design byIsabelle DuvergerSound OperatorJeff HermanskiPrincipal AdministratorFabiyan Pemble-BelkinPress AgentJohnathan Slaff and Associates
  • Created by: Isabelle Duverger