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), follows … 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 in their … 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