APTA EXPO 2017: France leads the Field at Public Transport’s Premier Showcase

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More than 40 French companies will participate in this year’s American Public Transportation Association EXPO in Atlanta, including 15 at Business France’s French Pavilion, where new technologies in public transport will be on display. France will be one of the … Read More

Nouvelles Richesses Exhibition | New Architectural Work in France

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Georgia Tech will host Nouvelles Richesses, an exhibition presented by France at the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale. Imaginative and innovative, the exhibition showcases an array of contemporary architectural projects developed by a new generation of French architects. A collaborative work by … Read More

Human Landscapes | A Collaborative Dance Premiere

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Core Performance Company and France-based choreographer Germana Civera present the world premiere of a new collaborative piece as part of the 8th edition of France-Atlanta. Performed to an original score by Didier Aschour, Director of the Centre for Musical Creation … Read More

Filming Africa | Screening and Discussion with “Félicité” Director Alain Gomis

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Acclaimed French-Senegalese director Alain Gomis discusses his latest feature-length film, which follows Félicité, a determined single mother, through the bustling city of Kinshasa, Congo RDC in a striking portrait of contemporary Africa. Strong and independent, Félicité spends her evenings singing … Read More

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

Bridging the Sciences: Advances in HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Emerging Viruses

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Outstanding French and American researchers and key opinion leaders will gather for a high-level, one-day scientific symposium on human viral infections. Interactive sessions will present basic and clinic research focusing on advances in virology, therapeutic drug development and practical considerations … Read More

Georgia Tech and Airbus: A Long-standing History

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Industry leaders from aerospace giant Airbus and researchers from Georgia Tech’s Daniel Guggenheim School of Aerospace Engineering highlight how research-rich educational programs and an aggressive pursuit of technology and innovation help them tackle today’s most challenging problems in advanced aircraft … Read More

Georgia Tech and ISAE-SUPAERO: A Strategic Partnership

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The president of Toulouse-based ISAE-SUPAERO, Olivier Lesbre, and his executive team join faculty and students from Georgia Tech’s School of Aerospace Engineering to share their experience and views on innovations in aerospace, research and the future of higher education. A long … Read More

Picturing Africa | A Conversation with Photographer Omar Victor Diop

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Senegalese photographer Omar Diop breaks the mold of traditional photography and conveys a universally relevant message through his images; Diop fascinates with his unanticipated perspective on African culture and history. Diop shot “The Future of Beauty” in 2011, and most … Read More

Wastewater for Smart Cities: From Sludge to Bioenergy

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As populations in cities grow, urban water management challenges increase. At this roundtable event, researchers plus municipal and industry leaders from Atlanta and Toulouse discuss today’s challenges and innovations in wastewater management, highlighting a shift from disposal to energy creation … Read More

Singing Africa | Ibeyi in Concert at the Variety Playhouse

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Franco-Cuban duo Ibeyi will perform at the Variety Playhouse on October 30th as part of their North American tour. The daughters of venerated Cuban percussionist Miguel “Angà” Diaz, Franco-Cuban twins Naomi and Lisa-Kaindé Diaz have gained international acclaim in their … 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

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