Thursday, February 21, 2019 (3)

Feb 21, 2019
January 24, 2019
  • French Literature & Cinema: From Page to Screen Workshop Series

  • Jan 24, 2019 at 1:00pm to Feb 21, 2019 at 3:00pm
  • Location: The Yard Williamsburg
  • Description:

    Translating a novel to film is a language in itself – a dialect in discovery. Join Learn French Brooklyn in an exploration of five 19th Century Novels brought to life in full cinematic glory.

    Each week includes informed, expert instruction and discourse centering on pivotal aspects of each novel and the corresponding film. The successes, the discrepancies, interpretations, and surprises – we tackle and interpret them all!

    Classes may be taken as a series or one workshop at a time. Pre-registration required. This workshop is in English, films subtitled.

    Workshop Schedule

    • January 24th Les Misérables 6:30 – 8 PM
    • January 31st Madame Bovary 6:30 – 8 PM
    • February 7th Les Liaisons Dangereuses 6:30 – 8 PM
    • February 14th Hiroshima, mon Amour 6:30 – 8 PM
    • February 21st La Pirogue 6:30 – 8 PM
  • Created by: Magda Lahliti
February 20, 2019
  • MOBILLE 2019 - Conference on Mobile Language Learning

  • Feb 20, 2019 to Feb 22, 2019
  • Location: Lycée Français de New York
  • Description:

    Pre-K to 12 teachers, professors, researchers, technology officers and school leaders from all over the world will take part in this two-day forum about the impact of state-of-the-art technology on learning and teaching languages. 

    The first school-based conference of its kind that blends practical advice with the latest research, MOBILLE will make technology-enhanced language learning accessible and easier for teachers to understand. It’ll also showcase research on best practices that demonstrates just how powerful a tool it is.

  • Created by: Elisabeth King
February 21, 2019
  • The Rise of the Sea and the Novel - Thangam Ravindranathan

  • Feb 21, 2019 from 2:00pm to 3:30pm
  • Location: La Maison Française of NYU
  • Description:

    Does the contemporary French novel have anything to say about climate change? This talk is part of a larger project that considers literature as an ambiguous witness of humans' fragile earthly predicament.

    Thangam Ravindranathan is Associate Professor of French Studies at Brown University. She is the author of Behold an Animal. Four Exorbitant Readings (forthcoming, Northwestern University Press, 2019), Là où je ne suis pas. Récits de dévoyage (Presses Universitaires de Vincennes, 2012), and co-author (with Antoine Traisnel) of Donner le change: L'impensé animal (Editions Hermann, 2016). 

    In English

    Sponsored by Department of French Literature, Thought, and Culture


  • Created by: La Maison Française of NYU