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Meet Dr. Karl Brommer

We love our members! In fact, we love them so much that we want you to get to know them, too. After all, this is…

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Ring in the New Year with Lire Magazine's Best of 2017!

With 2018 swiftly approaching, francophone book lovers just might be wondering: what were the best books of 2017? In response, Lire magazine has published a…

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Podcasts for French on the go

Podcasts are experiencing a huge surge in popularity at the moment! According to Forbes, at least 112 million Americans alone listen to podcasts and (crazily…

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Des bébés, des livres : Conseillé par les Bibliothèques de la Ville de Paris

With many books in our collections geared towards les enfants jusqu'à trois ans and our recent creation of Book Bundles, we’re pretty big fans of…

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Barbara (Suki) de Bragança Receives Prestigious La Renaissance Française Award

The French Cultural Center congratulates its trustee, Barbara (Suki) de Bragança on being awarded La Médaille d’Or de Solidarité et Valeur by La Renaissance Française…

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Revue de presse : la littérature française vue par le New York Times

La France est à l'honneur au Salon du livre de Francfort, et le New York Times en parle ! Parmi leurs coups de cœur, vous…

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Introducing Book Bundles/Bouquets de livres!

Do you ever want to dive headfirst into a topic, but aren’t quite sure with which books to start? If you’ve visited the children’s room…

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New movies at the Library

Looking to cozy up at home with a new movie (or two)? Here's a sneak peek at some of the titles ready to hit the…

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Having fun with French TV on YouTube

Some of my favorite moments while learning French in school happened when the teacher would roll out a massive TV and VHS player for some…

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Barbara Bouquegneau Appointed Executive Director of The French Cultural Center

The French Cultural Center is proud to announce that Barbara Bouquegneau has been appointed its Executive Director. Bouquegneau comes to the position with nearly 20…

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Upcoming Events

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 2:00 PM To 3:30 PM

Join Benjamin for an in-depth discussion of L’exposition coloniale by Érik Orsenna.

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Opening

May '68 Revisited

Special Series Opening

Thursday, February 1, 2018 6:30 PM To 9:00 PM

The French Cultural Center will host a reception to inaugurate the winter/spring series of May ’68 events. Our partners from Harvard and Northeastern universities will be on hand to highlight their activities, events and why they believe the seminal events of 50 years ago remain crucial to examine today.

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Exhibition

May '68: When Paris Erupted in Protest

Exhibition of photos by Marc Riboud

From Feb 2, 2018 To Feb 28, 2018

On May 3, 1968, Parisian students took to the street in protests that spread throughout France, quickly engulfing offices, factories and other places of work. This exhibition of works by the late French photographer Marc Riboud reminds us of both the passions of the moment and of the enigmatic playfulness that striking students and workers frequently displayed.

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