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Final News From France issue

Dear readers, As you know, we are always evaluating and evolving our products to give you content in the most pleasant and accessible formats. This will, therefore, be the final issue of the News From France newsletter. You will still be able to find all of your favorite articles and content (...)

  • From the Ambassador’s Desk

    Dear Friends, Fall always brings a new energy: new projects begin and new colleagues arrive to contribute to our work furthering French-American relations. This year, as ever, the French diplomatic agenda has been very busy. At (...)
  • Essays à la française: la dissertation

    France’s equivalent to the American standard five-paragraph essay, ‘la dissertation’ adheres to a structure unfamiliar to most. The format for the dissertation is as follows: introductory paragraph, thesis paragraph, antithesis (...)
  • Interview Chloe Bensahel

    Chloe Bensahel is a French textile artist who lives in Washington, DC. In Fall 2017, she began a nine-month fellowship at the Halcyon Arts Lab in Georgetown, an incubator that supports emerging artists at the intersection of arts (...)
  • France Celebrates European Heritage Days

    September 15-16, France along with 50 other European countries participated in the “Journées Européennes du Patrimoine” or European Heritage Days. This year’s theme, “The Art of Sharing,” celebrated the richness and diversity of cultures (...)
  • Artificial Intelligence in France

    Investing in Artificial Intelligence is a priority on President Emmanuel Macron’s tech agenda. Artificial Intelligence (AI), or intelligence of a machine that can perform human tasks, is fast-growing a sector of the French tech (...)
  • Learning French with cartoons

    With the new school year in full gear, what better way to add some French practice to your family or classroom routine than with cartoons? Whether you are a teacher who needs something to add to a lesson plan or a parent that (...)
  • Coming up from the Cultural Services

    Festival Albertine 2018 invites Masha Gessen, Joseph Stiglitz, Sasha Velour, Phia Ménard, and more to reimagine democracy At Albertine, New York's premiere French bookstore, renowned journalist and author, Masha Gessen will head (...)
  • Perpignan: Discover the heart of French Catalonia

    Nestled between the Canigou massif and the mediterranean sea is Perpignan, the capital of the Pyrenees Orientales department in the Occitanie region of France. Known for its rich cultural history, distinct gastronomy, and wine (...)