26 Oct 2017

Bridging the Sciences: Advances in HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Emerging Viruses

  Outstanding French and American researchers and key opinion leaders will gather for a high-level, one-day scientific symposium on human viral infections. Interactive sessions will present basic and clinic research focusing on advances in virology, therapeutic drug development and practical … Read More

26 Oct 2017

NSF – CNRS Dialogue: Global Challenges of the 21st Century

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Climate change, cybersecurity, public health policy, and clean energy – the United States’ National Science Foundation (NSF), and France’s National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) are actively engaged in addressing these societal challenges and more. Which issues will drive their … Read More

27 Oct 2017

Georgia Tech and Toulouse: Successful alliances in aerospace

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  Atlanta and Toulouse have had strong ties since then mayors, Maynard Jackson of Atlanta, and Pierre Baudis of Toulouse united the two cities in 1974, when the Atlanta Toulouse Sister Cities Committee was formed. Georgia Tech continues this spirit … Read More

27 Oct 2017

Wastewater Management for Smart Cities: Research & development, and innovation

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  Atlanta and Toulouse have had strong ties since then mayors, Maynard Jackson of Atlanta, and Pierre Baudis of Toulouse united the two cities in 1974, when the Atlanta Toulouse Sister Cities Committee was formed. Georgia Tech continues this spirit … Read More

12 Nov 2017

Screening | Aya of Yop City

Critically acclaimed graphic novel meets vibrant animated feature with French-Ivorian author/director Marguerite Abouet’s César-nominated film Aya of Yop City, a humorous and intriguing film set in 1970’s Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. The animated picture has earned worldwide praise for its representation … Read More

27 Oct 2017

Illustrating Africa | Encounters with Graphic Novelist Marguerite Abouet

French-Ivorian graphic novelist Marguerite Abouet reflects on the success of her critically acclaimed graphic novel series, Aya of Yop City, and the role of the visual arts in African self-representation.   Abouet’s graphic novel series, Aya of Yop City (2005), … Read More

30 Oct 2017

Singing Africa | Ibeyi in Concert at the Variety Playhouse

Franco-Cuban duo Ibeyi will perform at the Variety Playhouse on October 30th as part of their North American tour.     The daughters of venerated Cuban percussionist Miguel “Angà” Diaz, Franco-Cuban twins Naomi and Lisa-Kaindé Diaz have gained international acclaim … Read More

18 Oct 2017

2017 FACC Crystal Peach Awards

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The Crystal Peach Awards recognize corporate honorees who exemplify commitment to economic growth, product excellence and innovation, community involvement and to the expansion of commercial relations between France and the Southeastern United States. Every year this event attracts more than … Read More

3 Nov 2017

Education Series: Humanitarian and development work in French-speaking countries

This successful annual education series provides a unique opportunity for students of French to learn about current humanitarian issues and the power of speaking French as a foreign language. With over 220 million French speakers worldwide on 5 continents, French … Read More

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