Open to Public

Free

About the Panelists

Christopher Capozzola is Associate Professor at MIT, where he teaches courses in political and legal history, war and the military, and the history of international migration.

Virginie Greene is a Professor of French in the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures at Harvard University.

Jean-Claude Redonnet is Professor (Emeritus) and Research Director at Université Paris-Sorbonne.

Sponsors

This event is co-presented with the Consulate General of France in Boston. LOGO OFFICIEL DU CONSULAT

Upcoming Events

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Exhibition

Les Gardiens du Jardin

Gouache and ink drawings by Mary Beth McAllister

From May 18, 2017 To Jul 5, 2017

On view at the Center until July 5

This exhibition features a collection of whimsical gouache and ink drawings of French characters inspired by and fashionably dressed as French packets of garden seeds.

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Workshop

Special Parkour Workshop

L'art du déplacement

Tuesday, June 27, 2017 6:30 PM To 8:30 PM

Top Parkour French instructor leads a short presentation at the Center followed by a training on the Charles River Esplanade. Originating in Paris, Parkour is one of the world's fastest growing sports. This workshop is intended for ages 14+.

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Festival

Bastille Day Party 2017

A celebration of liberté, égalité and fraternité

Friday, July 14, 2017 6:00 PM To 11:00 PM

Bastille Day returns to Marlborough Street on Friday, July 14 for a celebration of Francophone cultures filled with live music, dancing, festive food and drinks. After a sold-out event in 2014, 2015, and 2016, you won't want to miss this signature Back Bay festival.

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