In 2016, several articles exploring the benefits of bilingualism––from its power to boost empathy and attention to protecting against cognitive decline––were published. Read on below for a round up of some of the most informative ones .
Did you know that a third of all foreign direct investment in the U.S. comes from francophone countries?
The France-Louisiana Accords 2016-2020 were signed in Baton Rouge on Friday, December 2 during a formal ceremony on the steps of the Louisiana State Capitol. These accords establish a cooperative effort to support French immersion education in the state. This agreement will pave a path for a historic relationship between Louisiana and France for the next four years.
Launched in Chicago in 2015, City/Cité, a program created by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the United States in New York & Chicago and the Institut Français, brings together French and American researchers, policymakers, activists, artists, architects, and journalists in Paris to discuss urban democracy on December 9th and 10th, 2016. The program is slated to take place to Detroit in April 2017, thus focusing on three major metropolises that are emblematic of recent urban transformation.
On Wednesday, September 21, Jean-Marc Ayrault, French Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Development, launched France Alumni USA, a new online platform and network for students and professionals who completed part or all of their studies in France.
The Teaching Assistant Program in France offers you the opportunity to work in France for 7 months, teaching English to French students of all ages. Each year, over 1,100 American citizens and permanent residents teach in public schools across all regions of metropolitan France and in the overseas departments of French such as Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique and Réunion. Apply now!
Marion Bataille, graphiste et auteur de livres pour enfants, se rendra à Atlanta fin janvier dans le cadre de sa tournée aux Etats-Unis et présentera AOZ, un atelier de typographie.