French-American Community - October 2016 [fr]

Discover the organized events this month associated with the French presence in the Southeastern US. Our partners, Alliance Française, the French-American Chamber of Commerce, and various other associations offer an exceptional showcase of France in our region. Mark your calendars!

JPEGConférence Si Vichy m’était conté... : du Chagrin et la pitié à Un village français.
October 2 | 2pm | Mobile, AL

The Alliance Française de Mobile is hosting a conference at Spring Hill College, with Ph.D Colette Windish who will deliver a lecture: Si Vichy m’était conté... : du Chagrin et la pitié à Un village français.
More info at: Conférence Si Vichy m’était conté...

JPEGFACC Lunch and Learn
October 4 |12pm-2pm | Columbia, SC

The French American Chamber of Commerce of the Carolinas is hosting a lunch and a meeting with Christian Depret-Bixio and Jean-Louis Vanderstraeten, President and Executive Director of The French American Chamber of Commerce in the Carolinas. More info at: FACC Lunch and Learn

JPEGLecture Recital
October 10 | 6pm | Mississippi, MS

A free conference with Ben Wadsworth from Kennesaw State University at the University of Southern Mississippi about the French composer Gabriel Fauré, his songs and the role women played in giving him inspiration.
More info at :Lecture Recital

JPEGCartooning for Peace: The Art of Democracy
October 13 |6pm-9pm | Atlanta, GA

France-Atlanta 2016 organizes an exceptional lecture and art demo given by the world-renowned cartoonists Plantu, Kichka and Mike Luckovich. More info at : France-Atlanta

JPEGCybersecurity: Transatlantic Innovation & Strategies
October 13-14 | 8h30 am-8pm | Atlanta, GA

Scientific experts and innovative leaders from France and the US will discuss the challenges and issues on cybersecurity and bring solutions to data protection and privacy during this free, two-day conference.
More info at : France-Atlanta

JPEG REMOVING (Remixed) | Noé Soulier
October 14 | 6h30pm-8pm | Atlanta, GA

Choreographer Noé Soulier is about to make his US debut, presenting his last performance, Removing, a striking exploration of movements. More info at: France-Atlanta

JPEGWalk at Ijams Nature Park
October 16 | 9am-10pm | Knoxville, TN

The Alliance Française de Knoxville is organizing a hike at Ijams Nature Park. More info at: Alliance Française de Knoxville

JPEG Pique-Nique & Pétanque
October 16 | 12pm-4pm | Columbia, SC

The Alliance Française de Columbia will host a game of pétanque followed by a pique-nique.
More info at :Pique-Nique & Pétanque

JPEGA New Ballet by Daniel Wohl with glo & Sonic Generator
October 17-18 | 7pm | Atlanta, GA

glo and Sonic Generator will bring to life the work of French composer Daniel Wohl for this U.S. premier, blending electronic music with acoustic instrumentation.
More info at: France-Atlanta

JPEGFACC Crystal Peach Awards
October 19 | 11h30am-1h30pm | Atlanta, GA

The French American Chamber of Commerce in Atlanta will host the 12th edition of the Crystal Peach Awards, hooring the most innovative companies. More info at: FACC Crystal Peach Awards

JPEGTOMORROW | Cyril Dion & Mélanie Laurent
October 20 | TBD | Atlanta, GA

The eco-documentary Tomorrow, directed by Cyril Dion and Mélanie Laurent will be screened at Midtown Art Cinema. The film tackles climate change in a very optimistic and inspiring way. More info at : France-Atlanta

JPEGWorkshop: Mathematical Modeling in Cardiovascular Healthcare
October 20-21 | | Atlanta, GA

During this free workshop, French and American experts will discuss the role math modelling can play to defeat cardiovascular diseases. More info at : France-Atlanta

JPEGGlobal Emergencies and Mental Health
October 21 | de 15h à 18h | Atlanta, GA

Join French and American mental health and humanitarian experts as they discuss the issue of mental health in the humanitarian world and bring solutions to address those issues. More info at : France-Atlanta

October 22 | Charlotte, NC

The Alliance Française de Charlotte is hosting a ’partie de pétanque’ at Nevin Park , 6000 Statesville Road, Charlotte.
More info at : Pétanque

Finally, don’t miss the weekly/monthly meetings of the Baragouineurs and the Atlanta French Language Meetup Group:

JPEGLes Samedi Frenchies des Petit Dejeuner et Les Baragouineurs
Les samedis d’Octobre| 10am-12pm | Atlanta GA

Each saturday on Octobre 2016, join Les Samedi Frenchies et les Baragouineurs at La Madeleine Restaurant Perimeter, 1165 Perimeter Center West, Suite 330, à Atlanta.
More info at: for more details.

JPEG Atlanta French Language Meetup Group
October 17 | 7PM | APRES DIEM restaurant (931 Monroe Dr NE - Atlanta, GA

The Atlanta French Language Meetup Group is a fantastic opportunity to meet up with other French speakers — both native and non-native. Come share a drink and good company. For questions, email Dave at:

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