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January 2022

Jan 2023

JAN 2023

8:00 PM

ONLINE EVENT

Love Affair(s)(Les choses qu\'on dit les choses qu\'on fait)

8:00 PM    ONLINE EVENT

Film:

Love Affair(s) (Les choses qu'on dit les choses qu'on fait)

Emmanuel Mouret, 2020, 122 min

To RSVP and get a link to watch the film, click here  Screening window begins: Thursday, January 20, 2022 8pm ESTScreening window ends: Sunday, January 23, 2022 11pm EST Vacations in the French countryside. Daphne, three months pregnant, finds herself...   Read More

Love Affair(s)(Les choses qu\'on dit les choses qu\'on fait)

Jan 24

JAN 24

7:00 PM–8:00 PM

ZOOM VIDEO CONFERENCE

L’Anomalie by Hervé Le Tellier

7:00 PM–8:00 PM    Zoom video conference

Book Club:

L’Anomalie by Hervé Le Tellier

Moderated by Lewis Lipsey

The book club is held one Monday a month at 7 p.m. on Zoom until further notice. It is open to Columbia University students and faculty with a valid and current CUID, and to members of the Société des Amis de la Maison Française.   Read More

L’Anomalie by Hervé Le Tellier

Jan 2430

JAN 2430

8:00 PM–11:00 PM

VIRTUAL CINEMA

Being 17 (Quand on a 17 ans)

8:00 PM–11:00 PM    Virtual Cinema

Film:

Being 17 (Quand on a 17 ans)

A Featured Film by André Téchiné, 2016, 116 min

RSVP here. Screening window begins: Monday, January 24, 2022 8pm ESTScreening window ends: Sunday, January 30, 2022 11pm EST 17 years old Damien lives with his mother, Marianne, while his father is on a military mission abroad. In...   Read More

Being 17 (Quand on a 17 ans)

Jan 25

JAN 25

12:30 PM–1:45 PM

A LIVE VIRTUAL TRANSATLANTIC EVENT

Can We Heal the Wounds of the Past?

12:30 PM–1:45 PM    A live virtual transatlantic event

Panel Discussion:

Can We Heal the Wounds of the Past?

A Virtual Panel with Soulaymane Bachir Diagne, Sarah Gensburger, and Courtney Cogburn, moderated by Mirna Safi

RSVP here. Recent debates over racism and inequality highlight the enduring impact of past wrongs and historical injustices on social relations today. Instances of police and civic violence on both sides of the Atlantic demonstrate how prejudice still runs deep,...   Read More

Can We Heal the Wounds of the Past?

Jan 29

JAN 29

10:00 AM–1:00 PM

ONLINE EVENT

L\'Exploration de questions culturelles et sociales à l\'aide de supports audiovisuels

10:00 AM–1:00 PM    ONLINE EVENT

Conference:

L'Exploration de questions culturelles et sociales à l'aide de supports audiovisuels

Annual Columbia University Department of French and AATF Workshop for Teachers of French

To sign up, please click here. This year's free, annual workshop for teachers of French, co-presented by the Columbia French Department and the Metropolitan Chapter of the American Association of Teachers of French, will feature presentations on the theme of...   Read More

L\'Exploration de questions culturelles et sociales à l\'aide de supports audiovisuels

Jan 31–Feb 6

JAN 31–FEB 6

8:00 PM–11:00 PM

VIRTUAL CINEMA

On the Edge of the World (Au bord du monde)

8:00 PM–11:00 PM    Virtual Cinema

Film:

On the Edge of the World (Au bord du monde) 

A Documentary Film by Claus Drexel, 2013, 98 min. In French with English Subtitles

To RSVP and get a link to watch the film, click here. Paris, at night. This is where Jeni, Wenceslas, Christine, Pascal and the others live. Homeless, they haunt the streets and bridges, and corridors of the metro; on the edge of a world where society no...   Read More

On the Edge of the World (Au bord du monde)
February 2022

Feb 2

FEB 2

1:00 PM–2:00 PM

A LIVE VIRTUAL TRANSATLANTIC CONVERSATION

Filming the Homeless People of Paris

1:00 PM–2:00 PM    A live virtual transatlantic conversation

Film/Roundtable Discussion:

Filming the Homeless People of Paris

A Conversation with Claus Drexel, the director of The Edge of the World

RSVP here and you will receive a zoom link to join the conversation. Join Claus Drexel to talk about his beautiful and impressive documentary film, The Edge of the World (please click here to get access to the film). This documentary is a tableau...   Read More

Filming the Homeless People of Paris

Feb 3

FEB 3

1:00 PM–2:00 PM

A LIVE VIRTUAL TRANSATLANTIC EVENT

Reparations for Slavery: Memory, Justice, Responsibility

1:00 PM–2:00 PM    A live virtual transatlantic event

Roundtable Discussion:

Reparations for Slavery: Memory, Justice, Responsibility

Magali Bessone and Myriam Cottias will be discussing their book in dialogue with Madeleine Dobie, Olatunde Johnson, and Nicolas Delalande

RSVP HERE and you will receive a zoom link on the day of the event. In the past few years, the issue of slavery reparations has been at the center of many public debates, both in the United States and in Europe. Some debates, like the one between Ta-Nehisi...   Read More

Reparations for Slavery: Memory, Justice, Responsibility

Feb 14

FEB 14

7:00 PM–8:00 PM

ZOOM VIDEO CONFERENCE

Souvenirs dormants by Patrick Modiano

7:00 PM–8:00 PM    Zoom video conference

Book Club:

Souvenirs dormants by Patrick Modiano

Moderated by Irène Bernstein-Pechmèze

The book club is held one Monday a month at 7 p.m. on Zoom until further notice. It is open to Columbia University students and faculty with a valid and current CUID, and to members of the Société des Amis de la Maison Française.   Read More

Souvenirs dormants by Patrick Modiano

Feb 17

FEB 17

12:00 PM–1:30 PM

ONLINE EVENT

Violence, Politics, and the Graphic Novel

12:00 PM–1:30 PM    ONLINE EVENT

Panel Discussion:

Violence, Politics, and the Graphic Novel

A Virtual Roundtable with Hugo Frey, Hillary Chute, Mark McKinney, and Eszter Szep, moderated by Aubrey Gabel

RSVP here and you will receive a zoom link. Image-text forms--like comics, caricatures, etc.--have long been a venue for depicting historical violence in wartime propaganda or in stand-out examples like Francisco Goya's woodcuts. Since Art Spiegelman first made...   Read More

Violence, Politics, and the Graphic Novel
March 2022

Mar 7

MAR 7

7:00 PM–8:00 PM

ZOOM VIDEO CONFERENCE

De nos frères blessés by Joseph Andras

7:00 PM–8:00 PM    Zoom video conference

Book Club:

De nos frères blessés by Joseph Andras

Moderated by André L. Pettman, Columbia University

The book club is held one Monday a month at 7 p.m. on Zoom until further notice. It is open to Columbia University students and faculty with a valid and current CUID, and to members of the Société des Amis de la Maison Française.   Read More

De nos frères blessés by Joseph Andras
April 2022

Apr 28

APR 28

5:00 PM–6:15 PM

ONLINE EVENT

Translators Speak Out: Translating Contemporary French and Francophone Literature

5:00 PM–6:15 PM    ONLINE EVENT

Panel Discussion:

Translators Speak Out: Translating Contemporary French and Francophone Literature

A Virtual Panel with Matt Smith, Chris Clarke, Rachel Galvin, and Helge Dascher, moderated by Aubrey Gabel

RSVP here, and you will receive a zoom link. This panel brings together a few active translators of French-language texts to talk about their recent work, in a variety of genres (including critical theory, prose fiction, graphic novels, poetry, etc.). Panelists...   Read More

Translators Speak Out: Translating Contemporary French and Francophone Literature