Illustrating Africa | Encounters with Graphic Novelist Marguerite Abouet

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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

Screening | Aya of Yop City

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Critically acclaimed graphic novel meets vibrant animated feature with French-Ivorian author/director Marguerite Abouet’s César-nominated film “Aya of Yop City“, a humorous and intriguing film set in 1970’s Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. The animated picture has earned worldwide praise for its representation … Read More

Crystal Peach Awards

  The 2018 annual Crystal Peach Awards luncheon, which will feature Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms as keynote speaker, recognizes three outstanding corporate honorees for their commitment to economic growth, innovation and the expansion of commercial relations between France and … Read More

Education Series: Teaching students about humanitarian work in the francophone world

  Atlanta is home to a number of international NGOs and humanitarian organizations that do work among the world’s francophone regions, which account for more than 220 million people. Representatives from organizations such as the Peace Corps and Carter Center present how they … Read More

Humanitarian Forum: Sexual and Reproductive Health in Developing and Disaster Torn Countries

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Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare (SRH) in a crises context remains ever-relevant due to natural disasters, famine, disease and other ongoing problems across the globe. The French Consulate General in Atlanta and Emory University’s Rollins School of Public Health will host … Read More

Cartooning for Peace: The Art of Democracy

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    World renowned press cartoonists Jean “Plantu” Plantureux (Le Monde, France), Michel “Kichka” (Courrier International, Israel/Belgium) and Mike Luckovich (Atlanta Journal-Constitution, USA) gave a fun, engaging, and provocative reflection of free speech in a democratic society.   In the midst of … Read More

‘yesterday she plowed the land’: A new ballet by Daniel Wohl, glo & Sonic Generator

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A glo / Sonic Generator hybrid performance of amplified orchestra, electronics, and movement, among 54 Columns, activating Sol LeWitt’s art space as a daydream environment. ‘yesterday she plowed the land’ was a world premiere, multi-sensory experience of Paris-born sound artist Daniel … Read More

Celebrating Georgia Tech – Lorraine: Our Flagship International Program (05-26-2016)

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Celebrating Georgia Tech – Lorraine: Our Flagship International Program Thu, 05/26/2016 – 09:14 am   Tomorrow, May 27, Val and I will participate in the 25th anniversary celebration of Georgia Tech-Lorraine (GTL) at our campus in Metz, France. GTL is … Read More

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