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Revue de presse: les Coups de coeur du New York Times

Rebecca et moi avons compilé pour vous une sélection d'ouvrages traduits en anglais et qui ont attiré l'attention du New York Times. Nous partageons des…

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Interactive Picture Books for Children

Picture books have come a long way! Before interactive eBooks even existed, paper books had already exploded with creativity. Today, there are many ways that…

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Nature in Film

With the recently gorgeous weather here in Boston, we start dreaming of new horizons, and spending more time in nature. How about one of these…

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Nul en sciences mais curieux d'apprendre?

Pas besoin d’avoir 20/20 en math ou de préparer une thèse de chimie nucléaire pour s’intéresser à la science. Vous est-il déjà arrivé de vous…

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So you barely can say "Bonjour"? It's not too early to dive into French culture

As a beginner-level student of French, or someone who is still contemplating learning French, you might be feeling like you are at the bottom of…

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Siblings' wild ride into freedom at this month's Ciné-Club de l'Alliance

Five teenage girls with hair flying away as they ride in the back of a truck in the sunset. Five pairs of legs intertwined as…

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Quand la réalité flirte avec la fiction

Les auteurs de romans s’inspirent de plus en plus de faits réels, que ce soit des faits divers, des réalités sociales contemporaines, ou la politique.…

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Saveurs Littéraires, Poésie Culinaire

Quel est le point commun entre un écrivain goncourisé et un chef étoilé ? Le processus créatif, pardi ! Cette association surprenante a été vue…

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Language, Culture and Multiple Identities

The Green Card lottery registrations just closed on May 8th. It brings up old memories, when foreign college friends in Boston in the nineties applied…

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Ciné-Rétro: A new look at the classics

Cinema, "le 7ème Art", is one of the arts for which France is best known. Since the first short films by the Méliès brothers came…

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Upcoming Events


Ciné-Club de l'Alliance: Swagger

A Film by Olivier Babinet

Thursday, December 21, 2017 6:30 PM To 8:30 PM

Join us for our December Ciné-Club de l'Alliance which takes us into the astonishing minds of eleven teenagers growing up in one of the most underprivileged neighborhoods in France.

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Thursday, January 4, 2018 6:30 PM To 8:30 PM

Ring in the new year with your fellow francophiles!

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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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