French All Around Us
Round Table Discussion in English, on the state of the French language in the US today
Monday, March 20; 1:00pm
Federation of Alliances Françaises USA and the Représentation permanente de l’OIF auprès des Nations Unies
Online via Zoom, in English, Free for all Alliance Française members
In honor of the Journée internationale de la Francophonie, join us in welcoming Kathleen Stein-Smith and Fabrice Jaumont, editors of the book French All Around Us, and four of the book’s contributing authors (Joseph Dunn, Georgie V. Ferguson, Ph.D., Katharine Harrington, Scott Tilton) for a round table discussion on the state of the French language in the US today. Honored guest, OIF Ambassador to the UN Ifigeneia Kontoleontos, will introduce the session.
Kathleen Stein-Smith is a dedicated foreign language educator and advocate in the United States. She serves as Chair of the American Association of Teachers of French Commission on Advocacy. She has written several books on the place of languages in our societies and educational systems. She is Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Palmes académiques.Fabrice Jaumont is a French-born author and educator best known for his advocacy for dual-language bilingual education around the world. He is the author of several books translated in multiple languages.
Non-members or persons who have no AF chapter nearby can purchase tickets ($10)