March Events | French in New York

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| Lectures & Conferences          

Thursday, March 5, 6-7:30 pm

French Cinema, A State Affair: History of Cinema and Public Policies from World War II to the Digital Age
Discussion (in French and English) | hosted by Columbia University’s Maison Française
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Speakers:

(Moderator) James Schamus, professor of professional practice in film, Columbia University
Frédérique Bredin, president, Centre National du Cinéma et de l’Image Animée (CNC)
Pierre-Emmanuel Lecerf, director of international affairs, CNC
Laurent Creton, historian, president, Conseil Académique & vice-president, Commission de la Recherche at Paris III
Jonathan Buchsbaum, professor of media studies, CUNY Graduate Center

East Gallery, Buell Hall
Columbia University Maison Française
515 West 116th Street
New York, NY

Events @ Columbia’s Maison Française
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Friday, March 6, 9:30 am – 5:15 pm

Literature and the Press (19th-21st centuries): New Media, New Stakes, New Challenges
Conference (in French and English) | hosted by NYU’s Institute of French Studies
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Speakers:

Ed Berenson, NYU
Marie-Eve Thérenty, Université de Montpellier
Patricia Mainardi, CUNY
Alain Vaillant, Université Paris-Ouest-Nanterre
Claudie Bernard, NYU
Rachel Mesch, Yeshiva College
Marie-Eve Thérenty, Université de Montpellier
Stéphane Gerson, NYU
Guillaume Pinson, Université Laval
Catherine Nesci, UCSB
Vincent Debaene, Columbia University
Elizabeth Emery, Montclair State University
Adeline Wrona, Université Paris-Sorbonne, Celsa
Frédéric Viguier, NYU

La Maison Française of NYU
16 Washington Mews
New York, NY

Events @ NYU’s Institute of French Studies
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Tuesday, March 10, 7:00 pm

There Are Two Sexes: On the Thought and Commitments of Antoinette Fouque
Book event & panel discussion | hosted by NYU’s Maison Française
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Speakers:

Sylvina Boissonnas, activist, Women’s Liberation Movement & architect
Michèle Idels, activist, Women’s Liberation Movement & lawyer
Catherine Perret, professor, Université de Paris 8 Vincennes Saint Denis
Anne Deneys-Tunney, professor of French, NYU

La Maison Française of NYU
16 Washington Mews
New York, NY

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Wednesday, March 11, 6:30 pm

Daniel Lee’s “Pétain’s Jewish Children: French Jewish Youth and the Vichy Regime, 1940-1942” (Oxford University Press, 2014)
Lecture by historian Daniel Lee | hosted by NYU’s Institute of French Studies
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Comments by:

Valerie Deacon, elihu rose assistant professor/faculty fellow, NYU
Robert O. Paxton, mellon professor emeritus of social sciences, Columbia University

La Maison Française of NYU
16 Washington Mews
New York, NY

Events @ NYU’s Institute of French Studies
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Thursday, March 26, 6–7:30 pm

From the Sans-culottes to the Zapatistas: Revolts, Insurrections, Revolutions
A conversation between Eric Hazan & Kristin Ross (in English) | hosted by Columbia University’s Maison Française
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East Gallery, Buell Hall
Columbia University Maison Française
515 West 116th Street
New York, NY

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Thursday, March 26, 6:00 pm

Mark Rothko: Toward the Light in the Chapel
Book event (in English)
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Speakers:

Annie Cohen-Solal, author & cultural historian
Alexander Stille, san paolo professor of international journalism, Columbia University

Albertine
972 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY

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Friday, March 27, 7:00 pm

A People’s History of The French Revolution
Book event | A conversation with Eric Hazan (in English)
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Albertine
972 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY

Events @ Albertine
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Monday, March 30, 6:30 pm

A Conversation with Abd al Malik
Book & film talk (in English) | Qu’Allah bénisse la France ! | FIPRESCI Discovery Prize winner at the Toronto International Film Festival
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Albertine
972 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY

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| Art

July 26, 2014 – March 22, 2015

The Paris of Toulouse-Lautrec: Prints and Posters
Exhibition | Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864–1901)
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MoMA
11 West 53 Street
New York, NY

Exhibitions @ MoMA
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| Theatre & Cinema

Monday, March 2, 6:30-8:30 pm

“Hélène Berr, jeune fille dans Paris occupé”
Documentary film screening followed by Q&A (in English) | Jérôme Prieur, 2013, 84 min.
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Speakers:

Jérôme Prieur, film director
Robert O. Paxton, mellon professor emeritus, Columbia University & author, Vichy France (1972)

East Gallery, Buell Hall
Columbia University Maison Française
515 West 116th Street
New York, NY

Events @ Columbia’s Maison Française
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March 6  March 16, 2015

Rendez-Vous with French Cinema 2015
French film festival | Annual showcase of the best in contemporary French film
(22 feature films and 4 short films)
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Film Society of Lincoln Center
144 West 65th Street
New York, NY

Full lineup (titles & showtimes)
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March 13  November 22, 2015

An American in Paris: from Paris to Broadway
Broadway show | score by George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin
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The Palace Theater
1564 Broadway
New York, NY

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