2 Upcoming Events in “Lifestyle”

Author Talk

Explore the systemic gender inequality in capitalism with sociologists Céline Bessière, Sibylle Gollac and Michèle Lamont

In partnership with Villa Albertine

Tuesday, February 27, 2024 6:00 PM To 8:00 PM
At The French Library Get Directions

The French Library is pleased to welcome Céline Bessière and Sibylle Gollac, on tour in the United States with Villa Albertine, to promote the US release of their book The Gender of Capital - How Families Perpetuate Wealth Inequality. They will be in discussion with Michèle Lamont, professor at Harvard University.

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Online Offering

LittéraTalk #2 - Sophie Divry

Online event in French

Wednesday, March 27, 2024 12:00 PM To 1:00 PM
At Online via Zoom

Join us for an hour-long online conversation with francophone artists. Our second guest is Sophie Divry, winner of the Prix Wepler for La condition pavillonnaire and the Prix de la page 111 for Trois fois la fin du monde. She has just published her 7th novel, Fantastique histoire d'amour.

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11 Past Events in “Lifestyle”

Saturday, January 20, 2024 10:00 AM To 11:00 AM

Join us for an hour-long conversation with francophone artists. LittéraTalk is all about the obsession with books, arranging bookshelves and the road to becoming a writer. Our first guest is Étienne Kern, winner of the Prix Goncourt des lycéens for Les envolés. The event will be in French.

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Wednesday, December 13, 2023 6:30 PM To 8:00 AM

Join us for a fascinating jump in time as internationally acclaimed historian Robert Darnton presents his latest book, The Revolution Temper, Paris, 1748-1789. Analyzing underground information streams that flowed through 18th-century Paris, Robert Darnton will unveil a new perspective on the reasons and motives that kickstarted the French Revolution.

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Lecture

Transforming the Arts and Literature: The Impact of New Technologies

Conference by French teacher and CEO of Nova, Jean Arnaud

Thursday, November 30, 2023 6:00 PM To 7:30 PM

In the conference titled Transforming the Arts and Literature: The Impact of New Technologies, Jean Arnaud will explore the profound influence of AI (Artificial Intelligence) and immersive technologies on the realms of art and literature.

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Online Offering

Embrace the French joie de vivre with American expat Ajiri Aki

Online author talk, Joie: A Parisian Guide to Celebrating the Good

Wednesday, November 15, 2023 11:30 AM To 12:30 PM

Come join us online to meet Ajiri Aki, author of Joie: A Parisian Guide to Celebrating the Good. This talk will help you to better understand the French concept: la joie de vivre.

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Thursday, October 19, 2023 6:30 PM To 8:00 PM

Join MFA French Associate Guide, Isabelle Slotine, who will reveal the secrets of iconic Palais de Versailles. Isabelle has prepared two remarkable conferences for the French Library.

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Thursday, October 12, 2023 6:30 PM To 8:00 PM

Join MFA French Associate Guide, Isabelle Slotine, who will reveal the secrets of iconic Palais de Versailles. Isabelle has prepared two remarkable conferences for the French Library.

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