France-Midwest Express - April 2007

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APRIL 2007


SOME OF THIS MONTH’S HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE:

CULTURE/EVENTS

Minneapolis/Saint Paul International Film Festival
April 19-29: Presenting more than 11 French and Francophone films, the Minneapolis/St. Paul Internationals Film Festival is a cinematic event not to be missed.

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EDUCATION/SCIENCE

DISCOVER LANGUAGES
Discover Languages is a new national campaign for languages which will build on the momentum begun during 2005: The Year of Languages. This will be a long-term effort to raise public awareness about the importance of learning languages and understanding cultures.

WORLD CINEMA DAY IN MADISON, WI
World Cinema Day is a high school outreach program of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Language Institute and Arts Institute, in partnership with the Global Film Initiative.

HERVE THIS AT IACP 2007 CHICAGO CONFERENCE
Hervé This is a French physical chemist who works at the Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA). His main area of interest is molecular gastronomy, or how our knowledge of chemistry, and science in general, can be used as a tool to enhance culinary experiences, rather than the purely empirical knowledge which more often than not dictates the rules in the kitchen.

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ECONOMY

CHICAGO (IL)}

April 18: FACC Business Breakfast Seminar “Banking Issues in the U.S. for Foreign Corporations”
Join the French American Chamber of Commerce and Joseph Chevalier, Executive Vice President of First American Bank for the April Business Breakfast discussing practical issues of banking in the U.S. as compared with common banking practices in Europe.

SAVE THE DATE: May 4: La Nuit des Etoiles
Save the date for the French-American Chamber of Commerce’s annual event honoring Executive of the Year, John D. Bliven, in the presence of the French Ambassador of Jean-David Levitte.

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NEWS

University of Chicago strikes historic agreement with elite French institution
The University of Chicago will become the first American university to offer courses taught by members of the College de France, one of the world’s most elite scholarly institutions. This fall, for the first time in its nearly 500-year history, the College de France will send its faculty to lecture in the United States as part of the Collège de France Visiting Chair Program. MORE NEWS

Five World War II Veterans Awarded the Legion of Honor Medal in Chicago MORE NEWS

OTHER NEWS

CONSULAR NEWS


Information sur l’élection du président de la République et les tournées consulaires (lire)

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Dernière modification : 30/04/2007

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