French Week

The Seventeenth Annual Celebration
November 2-9, 2015
National French Week is an annual celebration of French language and francophone cultures.  Help us celebrate by joining us at the following events that will increase your understanding and appreciation of the francophone world:
Monday, November 2-
Saturday, November 8, 2015
A lunchtime buffet and a dinnertime buffet with various French menus. Coordinated by Mr. Greg Crawford (Dining Commons). Dining Plan or $8.50 no tax Eagle Express.
Monday, November 2 – Friday, November 6, 2015 Exhibit of works on paper by BROUTIN. Department of Foreign Languages Gallery. Free admission.
Monday, November 2, 2015 4:00pm: “Re-Renaissance: Edouard Manet’s Revisioning of Italian Renaissance Master Works”. A presentation by Dr. Tiffany Townsend (Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art). Russell Union Theatre 1085. Free admission.
5:30-7:00pm: “La Table Française.” Come speak French and enjoy French food! Coordinated by Dr. Martha Hughes (Foreign Languages), and Mr. Greg Crawford (Eagle Dining). Drop in anytime. Dining Commons offers a French menu for one Dining Plan or $8.50 no tax Eagle Express.
7:30pm: French Film (Drama): Vandal (2013) by Hélier Cisterne. Like the stolen car he is driving in circles, Chérif’s life is going nowhere in a hurry. When he is arrested for the umpteenth time, Chérif’s exasperated mother strikes a last-chance deal… In French with English subtitles. Russell Union Theatre 1085. Free admission.
Tuesday, November 3, 2015 4:00pm: “French Youth Today”. A discussion led by Dr. Virginie Ems-Bléneau (Department of Foreign Languages). Russell Union 2080. Free admission.
6:00pm: French Talent Show. Coordinated by Dr. Olga Amarie, Department of Foreign Languages. Russell Union Ballroom C. Free admission.
Wednesday, November 4, 2015 4:00pm: “The Bicentennial of Waterloo: A Historical Retrospective on Napoleon & the Napoleonic Mystique.” A presentation by Dr. Jeff Burson (Department of History). Forest Drive Building 1232. Free admission.
7:00pm: Mixed Media Performance by BROUTIN. Avant-garde language and body art. Assembly Hall, Nessmith-Lane Conference Center. Free admission.
Thursday, November 5, 2015 4:00pm: “Improving Haïti’s Health Care”. A Report by Nancy Waters and the Methodist Church Medical Mission Team. Russell Union 2080. Free admission.
7:30pm: French Film (Thriller): L’amour est un crime parfait (Love is the Perfect Crime) (2013) by Arnaud Larrieu. A literature professor at the University of Lausanne has a reputation for collecting love affairs with his female students. A few days after the disappearance of one of them, he meets Anna who, seeks to learn more about her missing stepdaughter… In French with English subtitles. Nessmith-Lane 2911. Free admission.
Friday, November 6, 2015 French Art Event with BROUTIN. 6:00pm: Exhibition open, Reception, Meet the artist. 7:00pm: Gallery Talk, Artist’s Presentation. Bluprint Studios and Gallery, 33 East Main Street, Statesboro GA. Free admission.
Sunday, November 8, 2015 “Matinée Musicale.” Featuring Dr. Linda Cionitti, Dr. Michael Braz, and Dr. Tamara Watson Harper (Department of Music). Carter Recital Hall (Foy Building), 3:00pm. Free admission.
Monday, November 10, 2015 5:00pm: Induction ceremony for National French Honor Society Pi Delta Phi coordinated by Dr. David Seaman. Forest Drive Building 1311. Free admission.
7:00pm: A performance of French folk music by Dr. Jean-Paul Carton and Ms. Dominique Carton (Department of Foreign Languages). Nessmith-Lane 2911. Free admission.

Coordinated by Dr. Olga Amarie, Dr. Virginie Ems-Bléneau, Dr. Martha Hughes, and Dr. David Seaman. Department of Foreign Languages, 912-478-5281.

We thank all of the following for their support:
the Departments of Foreign Languages, Art, Music, History;
Dining commons; CLEC; the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences; Bluprint.


Last updated: 9/19/2016

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