2 Upcoming Lectures

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Virtual Private Tour of Château de Compiègne and Live Q&A

Live from France with Marc Desti, Chief Heritage Curator

Friday, March 5, 2021 11:00 AM To 11:45 AM
At Online Event via Zoom

The French Cultural Center has the pleasure of welcoming Marc Desti, Chief Heritage Curator at Le Château de Compiègne for a virtual tour.

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A Virtual Culinary Tour through the Francophone World

with French food critic and journalist Emmanuelle Jary

Saturday, March 13, 2021 10:00 AM To 11:00 AM
At Online via Zoom

Join us on a virtual culinary tour through the francophone world with French food critic and journalist Emmanuelle Jary!

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60 Past Lectures

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Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun: A Woman Painter in the Age of Revolution

Art talk presented by Maria d’Amario, Art Historian with a special interest in women artists

Thursday, February 18, 2021 6:30 PM To 7:30 PM

Art lovers, join us as we explore the life and career of this highly successful painter who thanks to recent reassessments of her work, is finally finding her place alongside other great 18th-century artists such as Fragonard, Boucher, and Chardin.

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Plus qu’un parfum, une identité

the world of luxury perfumes and scents

Saturday, January 23, 2021 10:00 AM To 12:00 PM

This event is currently sold out.

Do you know what your perfume says about you? Join Anastasia Sokolow, founder of la Maison Sulékó and member of the French Society of Perfumers, from her Parisian showroom, as she reveals the mysterious language of scents.

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Thursday, December 3, 2020 6:00 PM To 7:00 PM

Join us for a great conversation with Chef Allegretti, who has a Michelin Star background, received an impressive three-star review from The New York Times, countless accolades and ratings from top food critics and an unprecedented ’27’ food rating in Zagat. Event in English.

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The Secret Life of Translators: Meet Paulette Boudrot

translator of former French Ambassador Alain Briottet’s book Boston, un hiver si court

Saturday, November 14, 2020 10:00 AM To 11:00 AM

Want to learn more about the secret life of translators? Who they are, how they work with the author, what their role and input are? Can they take some freedom with the text? Join us and meet Paulette Boudrot, the American translator of former French Ambassador Alain Briottet’s book Boston, un hiver si court (Boston, my blissful winter).

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The Role of Feminism in the World of Bande Dessinée

Online discussion to celebrate the year of la Bande Dessinée

Thursday, October 29, 2020 6:00 PM To 7:00 PM

To celebrate the year of la bande dessinée, we wanted to highlight certain artists in the world of graphic novels.

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An Evening with Boubacar Boris Diop

A celebration of Francophone Literature

Tuesday, October 27, 2020 5:30 PM To 7:00 PM

Come join us for an exciting discussion with the award-winning Senegalese author Boubacar Boris Diop! This event is in French and will be moderated in French by Dr. Bojana Coulibaly.

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