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November 2019

Nov 15

NOV 15

1:00 PM–2:00 PM

MAISON FRANçAISE EAST GALLERY, BUELL HALL

Classical winds concert by Nikki Pet and Aimee Toner

1:00 PM–2:00 PM    Maison Française East Gallery, Buell Hall

Performance:

Classical winds concert by Nikki Pet and Aimee Toner

A Music @ the Maison Française Concert

To RSVP, please click here. Presented as part of the Music Performance Program, by the Department of Music and Maison Française. Aimee Toner, FluteNikki Pet, Clarinet Program: Mozart, Concerto in G Major for Flute and Orchestra, I-II, solo...   Read More

Classical winds concert by Nikki Pet and Aimee Toner

Nov 18

NOV 18

12:00 PM–1:00 PM

MAISON FRANCAISE EAST GALLERY

French Ambassador in the U.S. Philippe Étienne

12:00 PM–1:00 PM    Maison Francaise East Gallery

French Ambassador in the U.S. Philippe Étienne

A talk with Columbia students

RSVP required for this event. French Ambassador in the U.S. Philippe Étienne, serving as such since September 2019, is a former diplomatic advisor to French President Emmanuel Macron. Etienne graduated from the École normale supérieure and from the...   Read More

French Ambassador in the U.S. Philippe Étienne

Nov 18

NOV 18

7:00 PM–8:00 PM

MAISON FRANÇAISE 2ND FLOOR, BUELL HALL

Une révolution sexuelle ? Réflexions sur l\'après-Weinstein by Laure Murat

7:00 PM–8:00 PM    MAISON FRANÇAISE 2ND FLOOR, BUELL HALL

Book Club:

Une révolution sexuelle ? Réflexions sur l'après-Weinstein by Laure Murat

Moderated by Full Book Club Group

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Une révolution sexuelle ? Réflexions sur l\'après-Weinstein by Laure Murat

Nov 19

NOV 19

6:30 PM–8:00 PM

MAISON FRANçAISE EAST GALLERY, BUELL HALL

Les Maîtres fous by Jean Rouch (1955)

6:30 PM–8:00 PM    Maison Française East Gallery, Buell Hall

Film/Panel Discussion:

Les Maîtres fous by Jean Rouch (1955)

Film screening and discussion with Serge Margel

To RSVP, please click here. Les Maîtres fous is an “ethnofiction” made in 1955 by French ethnologist and filmmaker Jean Rouch, about ritual practices associated with trance and possession among the Haukas in Niger. After the...   Read More

Les Maîtres fous by Jean Rouch (1955)

Nov 21

NOV 21

7:00 PM–8:30 PM

MAISON FRANçAISE EAST GALLERY, BUELL HALL

Anthropologies Imaginaires/Imaginary Anthropologies

7:00 PM–8:30 PM    Maison Française East Gallery, Buell Hall

Performance:

Anthropologies Imaginaires/Imaginary Anthropologies

A live performance and mockumentary by Gabriel Dharmoo

To RSVP, please click here French Canadian Gabriel Dharmoo's musical practice defies easy pigeon-holing – and sometimes description – going beyond the limits of composition, performance, research, and vocal improvisation. His Imaginary...   Read More

Anthropologies Imaginaires/Imaginary Anthropologies

Nov 25

NOV 25

6:00 PM–7:30 PM

MAISON FRANçAISE EAST GALLERY, BUELL HALL

The Seine, the River that Made Paris

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

Lecture:

The Seine, the River that Made Paris

Elaine Sciolino, in conversation with Elisabeth Ladenson

To RSVP, please click hereElaine Sciolino’s new book explores the history and mythology, the romantic and the everyday life of the magical Seine river that runs through the heart of Paris. In the spring of 1978, as a young journalist in Paris,...   Read More

The Seine, the River that Made Paris
December 2019

Dec 3

DEC 3

6:00 PM–7:30 PM

MAISON FRANçAISE EAST GALLERY, BUELL HALL

Southern Crossings: Composition and Collaboration

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

Panel Discussion:

Southern Crossings: Composition and Collaboration 

A conversation with composer Zaid Jabri, and librettists, Yvette Christiansë and Rosalind Morris

To RSVP, please click here. This event is part of a series of talks organized by the Institute for Ideas and Imagination at Reid Hall in Paris and the Maison Française.  It is also co-sponsored by the Heyman Center for the...   Read More

Southern Crossings: Composition and Collaboration

Dec 4

DEC 4

6:30 PM–8:00 PM

MAISON FRANçAISE EAST GALLERY, BUELL HALL

My Life as a Zucchini (Ma vie de Courgette)

6:30 PM–8:00 PM    Maison Française East Gallery, Buell Hall

Film:

My Life as a Zucchini (Ma vie de Courgette)

Claude Barras, 2016, 70 min.

To RSVP, please click here. After losing his mother, a young boy is sent to a foster home with other orphans his age where he begins to learn the meaning of trust and true love. My Life as a Zucchini is a Swiss-French animated film winner of the César Awards in France for the Best Animated Film and nominated at the Academy Awards and the Golden Globes. Watch the trailer here.   Read More

My Life as a Zucchini (Ma vie de Courgette)

Dec 9

DEC 9

7:00 PM–8:00 PM

MAISON FRANÇAISE 2ND FLOOR, BUELL HALL

La Princesse de Clèves by Mme de Lafayette

7:00 PM–8:00 PM    MAISON FRANÇAISE 2ND FLOOR, BUELL HALL

Book Club:

La Princesse de Clèves by Mme de Lafayette

Moderated by Brion Reichler

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La Princesse de Clèves by Mme de Lafayette
January 2020

Jan 27

JAN 27

7:00 PM–8:00 PM

MAISON FRANÇAISE 2ND FLOOR, BUELL HALL

La femme aux pieds nus by Scholastique Mukasonga

7:00 PM–8:00 PM    MAISON FRANÇAISE 2ND FLOOR, BUELL HALL

Book Club:

La femme aux pieds nus by Scholastique Mukasonga

Moderated by Irène Bernstein-Pechmèze

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La femme aux pieds nus by Scholastique Mukasonga
February 2020

Feb 24

FEB 24

7:00 PM–8:00 PM

MAISON FRANÇAISE 2ND FLOOR, BUELL HALL

Article 353 du Code Pénal by Tanguy Viel

7:00 PM–8:00 PM    MAISON FRANÇAISE 2ND FLOOR, BUELL HALL

Book Club:

Article 353 du Code Pénal by Tanguy Viel

Moderated by Patricia Dreste

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Article 353 du Code Pénal by Tanguy Viel
March 2020

Mar 23

MAR 23

7:00 PM–8:00 PM

MAISON FRANÇAISE 2ND FLOOR, BUELL HALL

Sérotonine by Michel Houellebecq

7:00 PM–8:00 PM    MAISON FRANÇAISE 2ND FLOOR, BUELL HALL

Book Club:

Sérotonine by Michel Houellebecq

Moderated by Dr. Robert S. April

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Sérotonine by Michel Houellebecq
April 2020

Apr 20

APR 20

7:00 PM–8:00 PM

MAISON FRANÇAISE 2ND FLOOR, BUELL HALL

L\'Arabe du future Tome 2 by Riad Sattouf

7:00 PM–8:00 PM    MAISON FRANÇAISE 2ND FLOOR, BUELL HALL

Book Club:

L'Arabe du future Tome 2 by Riad Sattouf

Moderated by Full Book Club group

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L\'Arabe du future Tome 2 by Riad Sattouf