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November 2018

Nov 716

NOV 716

MAISON FRANÇAISE EAST GALLERY, BUELL HALL & LENFEST CENTER FOR THE ARTS, KATHARINA OTTO-BERNSTEIN SCREENING ROOM

Blackness in French and Francophone Film

   MAISON FRANÇAISE EAST GALLERY, BUELL HALL & LENFEST CENTER FOR THE ARTS, KATHARINA OTTO-BERNSTEIN SCREENING ROOM

Film Series:

Blackness in French and Francophone Film

A Film Series Presented by the Columbia Maison Française, co-sponsored by School of the Arts and curated by Nora Philippe with the participation of Maboula Soumahoro

Films are free and open to the public. Subtitles are in English. France doesn’t have an equivalent word for speaking about “blackness” and has just removed the word “race” from its Constitution. However, a new generation of black French women...   Read More

Blackness in French and Francophone Film

Nov 12

NOV 12

6:00 PM–8:00 PM

612 SCHERMERHORN HALL, 1180 AMSTERDAM AVE, NEW YORK, NY 10027

Portraiture and Enslavement at the Thresholds of Emancipation (A Caribbean Meditation)

6:00 PM–8:00 PM    612 Schermerhorn Hall, 1180 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10027

Lecture:

Portraiture and Enslavement at the Thresholds of Emancipation (A Caribbean Meditation)

A talk by Agnes Lugo-Ortiz

For more information, please click here. This talk will address the only two extant oil portraits of enslaved women produced during the periods of emancipation in the French- and Spanish-speaking Caribbean. By underscoring the conflictive political and ideological...   Read More

Portraiture and Enslavement at the Thresholds of Emancipation (A Caribbean Meditation)

Nov 12

NOV 12

6:30 PM–10:00 PM

MAISON FRANCAISE EAST GALLERY, BUELL HALL

Master Class with Director Alice Diop and screening of On Call (La Permanence)

6:30 PM–10:00 PM    Maison Francaise East Gallery, Buell Hall

Film/Lecture:

Master Class with Director Alice Diop and screening of On Call (La Permanence)

During her master class, Alice Diop will be joined in conversation by Nora Philippe

To RSVP, please click here.To view the trailer, click here. Part of the film series "Blackness in French and Francophone Film" organized by the Columbia Maison Française and co-sponsored by the School of the Arts. ALICE DIOP’S MASTER...   Read More

Master Class with Director Alice Diop and screening of On Call (La Permanence)

Nov 13

NOV 13

6:30 PM–8:45 PM

KATHARINA OTTO-BERNSTEIN SCREENING ROOM, LENFEST CENTER FOR THE ARTS, 615 W. 129TH STREET

Like Dolls, I’ll Rise by Nora Philippe, Le bleu blanc rouge de mes cheveux by Josza Anjembe, and Les Indes Galantes<b

6:30 PM–8:45 PM    Katharina Otto-Bernstein Screening Room, Lenfest Center for the Arts, 615 W. 129th Street

Film/Panel Discussion:

Like Dolls, I’ll Rise by Nora Philippe, Le bleu blanc rouge de mes cheveux by Josza Anjembe, and Les Indes Galantes<b

Three short films and Q&A with director Nora Philippe and Patricia Williams

To RSVP, please click here.View the trailers for Like Dolls, I'll Rise and Le bleu blanc rouge de mes cheveux; and the director's interview for Les Indes Galantes. Part of the film series "Blackness in...   Read More

Like Dolls, I’ll Rise by Nora Philippe, Le bleu blanc rouge de mes cheveux by Josza Anjembe, and Les Indes Galantes<b

Nov 14

NOV 14

6:30 PM–9:00 PM

MAISON FRANCAISE EAST GALLERY, BUELL HALL

The Country Upside Down (Le Pays à l’envers)

6:30 PM–9:00 PM    Maison Francaise East Gallery, Buell Hall

Film/Panel Discussion:

The Country Upside Down (Le Pays à l’envers)

A film by Sylvaine Dampierre (2009, 90 min.). Screening followed by Q&A with director Sylvaine Dampierre, Kim Hall, and Nora Philippe

To RSVP, please click here.To view the trailer, click here. This is part of the film series "Blackness in French and Francophone Film" organized by the Columbia Maison Française and co-sponsored by the School of the Arts. In this personal journey through...   Read More

The Country Upside Down (Le Pays à l’envers)

Nov 16

NOV 16

6:30 PM–9:00 PM

MAISON FRANCAISE EAST GALLERY, BUELL HALL

Ouaga Girls

6:30 PM–9:00 PM    Maison Francaise East Gallery, Buell Hall

Film/Panel Discussion:

Ouaga Girls

A film by Theresa Traore Dahlberg (2016, 80 min.). Screening followed by Q&A with director Theresa Traore Dahlberg, Abosede George, and Nora Phliippe

To RSVP, please click here.To view the trailer, click here. Part of the film series "Blackness in French and Francophone Film" organized by the Columbia Maison Française and co-sponsored by the School of the Arts. A group of young women tweak machines and...   Read More

Ouaga Girls

Nov 19

NOV 19

7:00 PM–9:00 PM

MAISON FRANçAISE 2ND FLOOR, BUELL HALL

Book Club

7:00 PM–9:00 PM    Maison Française 2nd Floor, Buell Hall

Book Club:

Book Club

Un Roman français by Frédéric BeigbederModerated by Irene Bernstein Pechmèze   Read More

Book Club

Nov 26

NOV 26

6:00 PM–7:30 PM

MAISON FRANçAISE EAST GALLERY, BUELL HALL

Disturbing Attachments: Genet, Modern Pederasty and Queer History

6:00 PM–7:30 PM    Maison Française East Gallery, Buell Hall

Lecture/Panel Discussion:

Disturbing Attachments: Genet, Modern Pederasty and Queer History

Kadji Amin, with a response by Camille Robcis

To RSVP, please click here. More details to come. Kadji Amin is Assistant Professor of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Emory University. Camille Robcis is Professor of French and History at Columbia. Event co-sponsored by the Columbia Maison Francaise and Institute for Research on Women, Gender & Sexuality.   Read More

Disturbing Attachments: Genet, Modern Pederasty and Queer History

Nov 28

NOV 28

6:00 PM–7:30 PM

MAISON FRANçAISE EAST GALLERY, BUELL HALL

What (Jewish) Identity is Not…

6:00 PM–7:30 PM    Maison Française East Gallery, Buell Hall

Lecture/Panel Discussion:

What (Jewish) Identity is Not…

A talk by Rabbi Delphine Horvilleur

To RSVP, please click here. The question of identity is a preoccupation in both France and the United States today, for somewhat different reasons, and debates about identity politics play out in very different ways in the two countries. Rabbi Delphine Horvilleur...   Read More

What (Jewish) Identity is Not…
December 2018

Dec 6

DEC 6

6:30 PM–9:00 PM

KATHARINA OTTO-BERNSTEIN SCREENING ROOM, LENFEST CENTER FOR THE ARTS, 615 W. 129TH STREET

Rafiki

6:30 PM–9:00 PM    Katharina Otto-Bernstein Screening Room, Lenfest Center for the Arts, 615 W. 129th Street

Film/Panel Discussion:

Rafiki

A film by Wanuri Kahiu (82 min).

To RSVP, please click here.To view the trailer, please click here. Part of the film series "Blackness in French and Francophone Film" organized by the Columbia Maison Française and co-sponsored by the School of the Arts. Kena helps her...   Read More

Rafiki

Dec 7, 8, 9

DEC 79

MAISON FRANçAISE EAST GALLERY, BUELL HALL

Music Performance Program Fall Concerts

   Maison Française East Gallery, Buell Hall

Performance:

Music Performance Program Fall Concerts

For full information, visit the Music Performance Program's website. Friday, December 7, 7:00 PM Chamber Ensembles Saturday, December 8, 6:00 PM Chamber Ensembles Sunday, December 9 1:00 PM Piano Recital 3:00 PM Piano Recital 5:00 PM Piano Recital 8:00 PM Chamber Ensembles     Read More

Music Performance Program Fall Concerts

Dec 7

DEC 7

5:00 PM–8:00 PM

MAISON FRANçAISE 2ND FLOOR, BUELL HALL

Columbia-Yale Medieval Song Lab

5:00 PM–8:00 PM    Maison Française 2nd Floor, Buell Hall

Lecture/Performance:

Columbia-Yale Medieval Song Lab

To RSVP, please click here. Singing and workshop discussion with Anne Stone, Associate Professor of Music at CUNY Graduate Center This song lab includes singing from original notation at 5 P.M., followed by discussion of a paper by Anne Stone that will be...   Read More

Columbia-Yale Medieval Song Lab

Dec 10

DEC 10

7:00 PM–9:00 PM

MAISON FRANçAISE 2ND FLOOR, BUELL HALL

Book Club

7:00 PM–9:00 PM    Maison Française 2nd Floor, Buell Hall

Book Club:

Book Club

Rimbaud le fils by Pierre Michon and Les Jours fragiles by Philippe BessonModerated by Dr. Brion B. Reichler   Read More

Book Club