French Week


Wednesday, November 2.

5:30 pm: French Club: Pétanque tournament. Meeting place and lesson in Forest Drive 1310. Game on the grass between the Forest Drive Building and the Counseling Center.

Thursday, November 3.

4:00 pm: “Vengeance Secrète: France and the American Revolution.” A lecture by Dr. Solomon Smith (Department of History). Nessmith-Lane Auditorium 1915. Introduction by Verdery Kennedy, Daughters of the American Revolution of Statesboro.

Monday, November 7.

Lunch and dinner: French meal at Dining Commons.

4:00 pm: “From Bande Dessinée to Graphic novel—The Pop Culture of the French Avant-Garde” by Dr. David Seaman. (emeritus, Foreign Languages). Introduction by Dr. Eric Kartchner, Chair of the Department of Foreign Languages.  Forest Drive 1233.

5:00 pm: Pi Delta Phi induction ceremony. Forest Drive 1227.

5:30-7 pm: French Table (table de conversation). Dining Commons.

Tuesday, November 8.

3:30 pm: French Film: La prochaine fois je viserai le coeur (2014). Nessmith-Lane Auditorium 1915.

Wednesday, November 9.

4:00 pm: “Terrorist Attacks: Why France?” A lecture by Dr. Srobana Bhattacharya (Political Science). Introduction by   Dr. Barry Balleck, Chair of Political Science and International Studies. Nessmith Lane Auditorium 1915.

6:00 pm: Talent Show. Russell Union Theatre 1085.

Thursday, November 10.

4:00 pm: Presentation on Medical Missions to Haiti by Pittman Park United Methodist Church Medical Mission; Randy Smith, MD., Team Leader. Introduction by Dr. David Seaman, Professor Emeritus of the Department of Foreign       Languages. Forest Drive 1233.

Friday, November 11.

3:00-5:oop m: “Responsibility of Freedom of Speech.” An exhibit by the France on Campus Award 2016 laureates (Elenora McGahee, Ana González, Carolina Perez, Jessica Todd, Rebekah Francis, Lamont Faulk, Maria Alejandra Amiel, Haley Evans, Kirsten Jensen, Emily Coats, Chrystal Messam). Henderson Library (Room 1300).


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

 We thank all of the following for their support: the Departments of Foreign Languages, History and Political Sciences; Dr. Clara Krug; Dining Commons; the College of  Liberal Arts and Social Sciences; IFcinéma; the Daughters of the American Revolution of Statesboro; the Zeta Rho chapter of the National French Honor Society Pi Delta Phi


Last updated: 10/31/2016

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