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French and Francophone Studies Majors and Minors event

French and Francophone Studies Majors and Minors event
When Mar 18, 2015
from 05:30 PM to 07:00 PM
Where 160 Willard
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In honor of the Semaine de la francophonie, the Department of French and Francophone Studies invites you to attend the French and Francophone Studies Majors and Minors event! Please join us for a get-together where you can learn about the many opportunities for the study of French at Penn State and beyond. Speakers will present the various French majors, the French minor, and study abroad opportunities in French-speaking countries. Speakers will also highlight the exciting careers our alumni are pursuing. Light refreshments will be served.

Table ronde: Dr. Rachel Jean-Baptiste, "Second Class Citizens:" Miscegenation, Métis and Rights in Late Colonial French West and Central Africa"

Table ronde: Dr. Rachel Jean-Baptiste, "Second Class Citizens:" Miscegenation, Métis and Rights in Late Colonial French West and Central Africa"
When Mar 18, 2015
from 02:30 PM to 03:30 PM
Where 118 Willard
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Table ronde: Dr. Rachel Jean-Baptiste, Assistant Professor of History at UC Davis, "Second Class Citizens:"  Miscegenation, Métis and Rights in Late Colonial French West and Central Africa"

 

New Thresholds: ID Theft and the Antisemitism-Terrorism Nexus

Dr. Shimon Samuels
When Mar 17, 2015
from 07:00 PM to 08:30 PM
Where Foster Auditorium, Pattee/Paterno Library
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You are cordially invited to attend the following talk, in which Dr. Shimon Samuels will discuss the 7 Jan. 2015 terror attacks in Paris and related topics.

TALK: New Thresholds: ID Theft and the Antisemitism-Terrorism Nexus

SPEAKER: Dr. Shimon Samuels, Director for International Relations, Simon Wiesenthal Foundation (Paris office)

The talk is sponsored by the PSU Jewish Studies Program, Department of French and Francophone Studies, and Department of Political Science. Free and open to the public.

French Film Series: Ernest et Célestine

French Film Series
When Mar 17, 2015
from 07:00 PM to 09:00 PM
Where 101 Chambers
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Animated film by Stéphane Aubier which features the story of an unlikely friendship between a bear, Ernest, and a young mouse named Celestine. Meilleur film d'animation, César Awards, 2013.

Fêtons La Semaine de la francophonie à PSU!

La Semaine de la francophonie
When Mar 17, 2015 07:00 PM to
Mar 20, 2015 06:30 PM
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The Department of French and Francophone Studies invites you to attend the various events we are sponsoring as we celebrate La Semaine de la francophonie!

Tuesday, March 17th: Film, Ernest et Célestine, 7 p.m. 101 Chambers.  Free and open to all!

Wednesday, March 18th: Majors and Minors Interest Night, 5:30 p.m. 160 Willard. Come learn about where studying French at Penn State can take you!

Wednesday, March 18th: Film, Ernest et Célestine, 7 p.m. 101 Chambers.  Free and open to all!

Thursday, March 19th: Mardi gras themed dinner at Café Laura. Contact them directly for reservations!

https://www.absecom.psu.edu/CAFE_LAURA/USER_PAGES/ONLINE_RESERVATION.cfm.

Friday, March 20th: Induction ceremony for the French honors society Pi Delta Phi. 5 p.m. 107 Sackett. All our invited to attend this inaugural induction ceremony! 

French Film Series: Le passé

Dept. of French and Francophone Studies free film series
When Feb 11, 2015
from 07:00 PM to 09:30 PM
Where 113 Carnegie
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In Asghar Farhadi's 2013 Golden Globe nominated thriller, Ahmad (Ali Mosaffa) returns to Paris to finalize his divorce so his wife Marie ( Bérénice Bejo) can marry her new boyfriend, Samir (Tahar Rahim). During his tense stay, Ahmad discovers the conflicting nature of Marie's relationship with her daughter Lucie (Pauline Burlet). Ahmad's efforts to improve this relationship soon unveil a secret from their past

French Film Series: Le passé

Department of French and Francophone Studies Free Film Series
When Feb 10, 2015
from 07:00 PM to 09:30 PM
Where 112 Chambers
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In Asghar Farhadi's 2013 Golden Globe nominated thriller,  Ahmad (Ali Mosaffa) returns to Paris to finalize his divorce so his wife Marie ( Bérénice Bejo) can marry her new boyfriend, Samir (Tahar Rahim). During his tense stay, Ahmad discovers the conflicting nature of Marie's relationship with her daughter Lucie (Pauline Burlet). Ahmad's efforts to improve this relationship soon unveil a secret from their past

French Film Series: La Grande illusion

Department of French and Francophone Studies Free Film Series
When Jan 28, 2015
from 07:00 PM to 09:00 PM
Where 113 Carnegie
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Jean Renoir's classic 1937 film about aFilm Series: La Grande illusion group of French soldiers, including the patrician Captain de Boeldieu (Pierre Fresnay) and the working-class Lieutenant Maréchal (Jean Gabin), grapple with their own class differences after being captured and held in a World War I German prison camp. When the men are transferred to a high-security fortress, they must concoct a plan to escape beneath the watchful eye of aristocratic German officer von Rauffenstein (Erich von Stroheim), who has formed an unexpected bond with de Boeldieu.

Film Series: La Grande illusion

Dept. of French and Francophone Studies Free Film Series
When Jan 27, 2015
from 07:00 PM to 09:00 PM
Where 101 Chambers
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Film Series: La Grande illusionDept. of French and Francophone Studies Free Film SeriesDept. of French and Francophone Studies Free Film Series

Jean Renoir's classic 1937 film about a group of French soldiers, including the patrician Captain de Boeldieu (Pierre Fresnay) and the working-class Lieutenant Maréchal (Jean Gabin), grapple with their own class differences after being captured and held in a World War I German prison camp. When the men are transferred to a high-security fortress, they must concoct a plan to escape beneath the watchful eye of aristocratic German officer von Rauffenstein (Erich von Stroheim), who has formed an unexpected bond with de Boeldieu.

Brandy Brown Dissertation Defense

Brandy Brown Dissertation Defense: "The King's Other Court: Epic Transformations of Arthurian Space in Old French Chansons de Geste."
When Dec 15, 2014
from 01:30 PM to 03:30 PM
Where 101 Old Botany
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Brandy Brown Dissertation Defense:
"The King's Other Court: Epic Transformations of Arthurian Space in Old French Chansons de Geste."