3 Upcoming Lectures

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Author Talk and Book Signing with Elaine Sciolino

The Seine: The River that Made Paris

Friday, November 1, 2019 6:30 PM To 9:00 PM
At The French Cultural Center Get Directions

We are excited to welcome Elaine Sciolino back to the Center after her 2015 Boston Book Fest visit! Elaine’s forthcoming book is a brilliantly researched journey down the Seine and a look at French history and contemporary culture.

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Sudden Courage

An Evening with author Ronald C. Rosbottom

Thursday, November 21, 2019 6:00 PM To 8:00 PM
At The French Cultural Center Get Directions

The French Cultural Center is pleased to welcome Ronald C. Rosbottom for a discussion of his new book, "Sudden Courage: Youth in France Confront the Germans, 1940-1945."

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An Evening with Prix Goncourt Winner Mathias Énard

AUTHOR TALK AND BOOK SIGNING - in French / en français

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 6:30 PM To 8:30 PM
At The French Cultural Center Get Directions

The French Cultural Center and Boston University are honored to welcome bestselling author Mathias Énard. Winner of the Prix Goncourt, France’s most prestigious literary prize, Mr. Énard will join us to talk about the worldwide success of his novels.

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44 Past Lectures

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Boston Book Festival with Stéphane Gerson

Presenting his book, France in the World

Saturday, October 19, 2019 4:00 PM To 5:30 PM

Stéphane Gerson will join us to present his book, France in the World.

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Boston Book Festival with Suzan Payne

Discussing her crime novel series, Pour toi mon amour pour toujours

Saturday, October 19, 2019 12:00 PM To 1:30 PM

Suzan Payne will join us to discuss her book crime novel series, Pour toi mon amour pour toujours (For you my love forever).

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Boston Book Festival with Vanessa Léger

Presenting her novel, L’Averti

Saturday, October 19, 2019 10:00 AM To 11:30 AM

Vanessa Léger will present her first novel, L’Averti.

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From Versailles to the Stars

French 'Firsts' Will Transform Air Travel

Thursday, June 6, 2019 6:30 PM To 8:30 PM

An air travel lifestyle that Jules Verne could only imagine now is on the cusp of becoming reality! Join us for the final program of our French Innovation series and learn what's next in aviation and space innovation from three innovators linked to the French tradition.

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Thursday, May 23, 2019 6:30 PM To 8:30 PM

The second program in our French Innovation series will explore this French staple, from the fashion of its royal courts to the country’s indefatigable status as a pioneer in fashion and luxury innovation today.

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From Iron Hands to Printed Organs

Medicine’s History and Future, Featuring Biomodex and Stoke Therapeutics

Friday, May 10, 2019 6:30 PM To 9:30 PM

Join us for an exploration into the world of French innovation in medicine, featuring Biomodex and Stoke Therapeutics.

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