Category Archives: Francophonie

Gruy√®re: The Latest Round in the Food Culture Wars

Food is Culture! This proclamation is a both a popular idea and a serious anthropological approach to food, cuisine, and agricultural production. Food historians take the cultural dimensions of food production and consumption seriously as revealing important social dynamics. Food … Continue reading

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French Courses for Spring 2022

Undergraduate and graduate students interested in European history, Atlantic World history, African history, and World history may need to pursue French language studies. Students at Northern Illinois University and in the Chicago area who are looking for French language classes … Continue reading

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Teaching Assistant Program in France

The Teaching Assistant Program in France is currently hiring teaching assistants to teach English in elementary and secondary schools in France during the 2022-2023 academic year. The program’s website indicates that: “The Teaching Assistant Program in France (TAPIF) is the … Continue reading

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Chateaubriand Fellowships

The call for applications is now open for the Chateaubriand Fellowships for doctoral research in France during the 2022-2023 academic year. The Chateaubriand Fellowship Program presents the fellowships: “The Chateaubriand Fellowship is a grant offered by the Embassy of France … Continue reading

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Illinois Creoles

France constructed a vast empire in the Caribbean and North America during the early modern period, leaving lasting cultural influence in Francophone Haiti, Louisiana, and Quebec. Often forgotten is the French imperial territory in the Illinois country and Mississippi valley. … Continue reading

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