Feb 11, 2019 | The Seminary Co-Op Bookstore -Chicago
A discussion with sociologist Fabien Truong, author of Radicalized Loyalties: Becoming Muslim in the West which examines the network of competing social loyalties and the path that Western youth take to resolve the conflicts they face: becoming Muslim.
Feb 26-27 2019 | The Seminary Co-Op Bookstore-Chicago & St Louis County Library-St. Louis
After the tremendous success of her first translated novel The Perfect Nanny (2018), the award-winning French-Moroccan author Leïla Slimani comes back to discuss her first fascinating novelAdèle (Dans le jardin de l'ogre).
After presenting an extramural exhibition in Chicago in 2017, the Palais de Tokyo and the curator Katell Jaffres present a solo exhibition of Chicago artist Theaster Gates, one of the most influential and innovative figures on the contemporary scene in the US. This new show entitled « Amalgam » will explore social histories of migration and interracial relations through a specific episode in American history.
Until Mar 31, 2019 | Museum of Contemporary Photography-Chicago
Through the individual lenses of eight contemporary artists including the French-Palestinian-Syrian Bissane Al Charif & the late French-Moroccan Leila Alaoui, this exhibition lays bare the contradictions inherent to the refugees crisis, finding beauty and strength in the face of this unprecedented collective trauma.
Berlin-based French-Moroccan artist Bouchra Khalili will talk about her art practices in film, video, installation, photography, and print as part of the Visiting Artists Program at the School of the Art Institute in Chicago.
Feb 15-24, 2019 | University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Music and mayhem fill in the backdrop to the 22nd UWM Festival of Films in French with over 10 days of French cinema that ranges from gorgeous classics to brand new movies. Presented as part of the Tournées Film Festival Program.
Truman State University, Indiana University-Bloomington, Illinois College, UW Marathon County, Central Michigan University, Kansas State University, UW Milwaukee are hosting Tournées French Film Festival program this month!
The Gene Siskel Film Center in Chicago presents the inimitable documentary's The Competition aka Le Concours about La Fémis, the most prestigious French film school with director Claire Simom in person!
Get your tickets for the 2nd edition of the Francophone Youth Theatre Festival. It will present short pieces in French acted out by students of French from Chicagoland schools with special performances and screenings.
The Thomas Jefferson Fund aims to encourage and support cooperation between promising young French and American researchers, and foster collaborative research that addresses the most pressing global challenges.
Do you want to bring something new to your curriculum and classroom ? Check out our professional development opportunities in the US and France for K-12 and universities French teachers and professors.
Expected to open in 2022, the University of Chicago will expand its presence in Paris through the construction of a new building designed by Studio Gang, growing opportunities for education, research and scholarly engagement across Europe, the Middle East and Africa.