New York University Skip to Content Skip to Search Skip to Navigation Skip to Sub Navigation

NYU’s Maison Française Hosts Special Events in January

January 9, 2008
N-216, 2007-08

La Maison Française of New York University, located at 16 Washington Mews (at University Place), will host three special events in January. Events are free and open to the public. For further information, call 212.998.8750 or visit www.nyu.edu/maisonfrancaise.

On Tuesday, January 29, at 7 p.m., biographer Anka Muhlstein will discuss “Napoleon and the Burning of Moscow.” Muhlstein is the author of Napoléon à Moscou; Astolphe de Custine, le dernier marquis; and Elisabeth d’Angleterre et Marie Stuart ou les périls du mariage.

On Wednesday, January 30, at 6:30 p.m., University of Paris sociologist Pierre Bouvier will speak on “Les Antilles entre negritude et transnational: Aimé Césaire/Frantz Fanon.” Bouvier is the author of Le Lien social and Frantz Fanon. This is an Institute of French Studies colloquium; the event is in French.

On Thursday, January 31, at 7 p.m., Kareen Rispal, cultural counselor of the French Embassy, will deliver a lecture entitled “La Diplomatie culturelle” in French.

Type: Press Release

Press Contact: Amanda Jastrzembski | (212) 998-6839


Search News



NYU In the News

NYU Received a Record Number of Applications

Capital New York reported NYU received a record 60,322 applications for the class of 2019, an increase of about 15 percent since last year.

NYU Students Help City Crack Down on Hookah Bars

Capital New York reported that NYU students helped New York City crack down on hookah bars that illegally include tobacco in their hookahs:

Rudin Center Study Says Mass Transit Helps Economic Mobility

The Wall Street Journal wrote about a report by Wagner’s Rudin Center that showed that mass transit could be more important than education in determining economic mobility.

Brennan Center Report Says Campaign Spending Has Jumped

Frontline did a piece about a report by the Brennan Center for Justice that said that campaign spending by outside groups has more than doubled in the last five years.

NYU’s Dorms Ranked Among the Best in the Nation

Hometalk.com ranked NYU’s student residences third in the country in its list of best college dorms.

 


NYU Footer