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

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

27 Oct 2017

Humanitarian Forum: Sexual and Reproductive Health in Developing and Disaster Torn Countries

Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare (SRH) has risen to the global stage in recent months. This one-day forum uniting French and American non-government agencies and health experts in SRH will feature panel discussions on the challenges and opportunities within the SRH in … Read More

13 Oct 2016

Cartooning for Peace: The Art of Democracy

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    World renowned press cartoonists Jean “Plantu” Plantureux (Le Monde, France), Michel “Kichka” (Courrier International, Israel/Belgium) and Mike Luckovich (Atlanta Journal-Constitution, USA) gave a fun, engaging, and provocative reflection of free speech in a democratic society.   In the midst of … Read More

17 Oct 2016

‘yesterday she plowed the land’: A new ballet by Daniel Wohl, glo & Sonic Generator

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A glo / Sonic Generator hybrid performance of amplified orchestra, electronics, and movement, among 54 Columns, activating Sol LeWitt’s art space as a daydream environment. ‘yesterday she plowed the land’ was a world premiere, multi-sensory experience of Paris-born sound artist Daniel … Read More

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