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April 26 Guest Lecture: ‘France after Charlie Hebdo’

April 26 Guest Lecture: ‘France after Charlie Hebdo’

| April 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Centre Francophone and the St. Louis & Lyon Sister Cities present a Jacques Chicoineau Lecture, “France After Charlie Hebdo,” this Sunday, April 26, with guest speaker John Bowen. Bowen, a sociocultural anthropologist and the Dunbar-Van Cleve Professor in Arts & Sciences at Washington University St. Louis, is the author of several books, including “Can Islam Be […]

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French Documentary Maker Marie-Monique Robin on ‘Making Economics Eco-Friendly’ April 17

French Documentary Maker Marie-Monique Robin on ‘Making Economics Eco-Friendly’ April 17

| April 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

The upcoming 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris has prompted a variety of conversations on the need to change production methods and consumption patterns. Join the Centre Francophone at Webster University and acclaimed French documentary filmmaker Marie-Monique Robin on Friday, April 17, in an exceptional appearance in the United States as she discusses […]

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Student Curates ‘Letters and Artworks From War – Renefer: 1914-18’

Student Curates ‘Letters and Artworks From War – Renefer: 1914-18’

| April 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

A new exhibition examining work and letters of renowned World War I-era French artist Raymond Fontanet (known as Renefer) is now on display at the Webster Groves campus, curated by a Webster University student. “Letters and Artworks From War – Renefer: 1914-18’’ is curated for the Centre Francophone by Shelby Wratchford, a double-major in Art and […]

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‘St. Louis Rising’ Discussion with Authors, Consul General of France

‘St. Louis Rising’ Discussion with Authors, Consul General of France

| April 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Webster community will be the first to get their hands on St. Louis Rising: The French Regime of St. Ange de Bellerive – a new book by historians Carl J. Ekberg and Sharon Person – next month, courtesy of Centre Francophone at Webster University. To commemorate the book’s launch, Ekberg and Person will participate in […]

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French Poetry and Dance Discussion, ‘French Connections’ Preview March 27

French Poetry and Dance Discussion, ‘French Connections’ Preview March 27

| March 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Experience French dance and poetry as Karlovsky & Company Dance offers a preview of their upcoming “French Connections” concert at COCA. Dawn Karlovsky, director of Karlovsky & Company Dance, will be joined by Lionel Cuille, the Jane and Bruce Robert Chair in French and Francophone Studies in the College of Arts & Sciences, for a […]

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Historical WWI Film ‘Verdun, Visions of History’ Screens at Webster Feb. 15

Historical WWI Film ‘Verdun, Visions of History’ Screens at Webster Feb. 15

| February 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

“Verdun, Visions of History” (Verdun, visions d’histoire), the significant 1928 World War I film restored in 2006, will screen at Webster University Feb. 15 as part of a co-presentation by Cinema St. Louis and the Centre Francophone at Webster University In 1928, to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Armistice, French filmmaker and WWI veteran […]

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In the News: Cuille leads St. Louis rally for victims in France; Rishe on NFL stadium moves

In the News: Cuille leads St. Louis rally for victims in France; Rishe on NFL stadium moves

| January 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Recent news media coverage involving Webster University community members includes: Cuille Leads ‘Organic’ St. Louis Rally for France Victims With communities around the world rallying to support France after last week’s tragic events, the Centre Francophone at Webster University led organization for the rally in downtown St. Louis by the Pierre Laclede statue outside City […]

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Snapshot: Winners of Centre Francophone French Essay Contest

Snapshot: Winners of Centre Francophone French Essay Contest

| May 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Friday, May 23, prizes were awarded to the winners of the French Essay Contest hosted by the Centre Francophone at Webster University. The awards ceremony took place at the Alliance Française in St Louis, where Lionel Cuillé, the Jane and Bruce Robert Endowed Chair in French and Francophone Studies, issued prizes to Elvire Edorh, […]

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Video Conference: ‘Why do the French Leave France’ Dec. 2

Video Conference: ‘Why do the French Leave France’ Dec. 2

| November 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

The University community is invited to a video conference moderated by professor Lionel Cuillé, Webster University Jane and Bruce Robert Chair in French and Francophone Studies, with French National Assembly member Frédéric Lefebvre on Monday, Dec. 2, at 8 p.m. in the Emerson Library Conference Room. RSVPs are required to bonjour@alliancestl.org. From its generous welfare […]

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The French Immersion School in St. Louis: ‘Mission and Challenges’ Nov. 6

The French Immersion School in St. Louis: ‘Mission and Challenges’ Nov. 6

| November 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Webster community is invited to join a panel discussion concerning the French Immersion School in St. Louis, on Wednesday, Nov, 6, at 6 p.m. in the Faculty Development Center, University Library, 4th floor. Panelists include: Conrad Wildsmith, head of the French School; Lionel Cuillé, Jane and Bruce Robert Chair of French, Danielle Coffyn, teacher; […]

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