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Tolerating The Intolerable: A Conversation Avec Maison Française

Formerly-fluent-in-French Bwogger Alan Wang attended a dialogue on modern tolerance in French and American communities.

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Whose Mère Patrie Is It Anyway?

Bwogger Eliza Staples attended A French Family: from the Caribbean to Dunkirk by way of Algeria – A Talk by Audrey Celestine on Tuesday night at the Maison Française.

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What We’re Doing To The Environment And How To Fix It

Last night, Maison Francaise brought in some accomplished environmentalists to talk. Energy expert Max Rettig reports on what he heard.  Two years ago, French economist Thomas Piketty published a ground-breaking book, Capital in the Twenty-First Century, about wealth inequality throughout the world. In it, he touched on natural capital only briefly. On Tuesday night in […]

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LectureHop: The Cultural Politics Of French Hip Hop

French fanatic and fastidious Bwogger Rachel Deal brings coverage of French hip hop, with an emphasis on both hips and hopping. Last Thursday evening, The Maison Française hosted a talk about French Moves, a book by Felicia McCarren on urban dance practices of minorities in France. The speakers were McCarren herself, who is a French professor at […]

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Where Art Thou?

Bwog’s new Constable of Culture, Kyra Bloom, spreads the word on arts-related events in the area, whether for your hot date or an evening alone. If you’d like us to know about a certain happening for next week, email events@bwog.com. Ongoing A free pair of tickets to any show at The Living Room. It’s a race, […]

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Chatting up Francophones at the Maison Francaise

In which Grace Akinrinade exchanges tea bags with the area’s French elite. Amongst a crowd of mostly fluent French speaking people, it’s easy to feel out of place–but this group makes putting people at ease a high priority.  “Voulez-vous une tasse du thé?” Madeline Compagnon, C ’10, asked, holding a tea bag in her hand […]

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