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EVENTS- FALL 2007

FALL 2007

PRESENTATIONS
Représentations de Jeanne d’Arc au Cinéma
SEP. 10 (M) 4:00 - 5:00 PM
Maas Conference Room

Dr. Anne Caillaud, Grand Valley State University

The French Muse: On Inspiration and Translation
OCT. 10 (W) 4:00 - 5:00 PM
Herrick Room

Poets Priscilla Atkins and Kathleen McGookey (’92)

APOLLO'S BANQUET
NOV. 2 (F) 2:00 – 2:50 PM
Martha Miller Rotunda, 1st Floor

Lecture for Introduction to French Society & Culture (Hammond-Peter) (French Masses- in French)

A FRENCH POETRY RECITAL by the Claude Beauclair
NOV. 12 (M) 7:30 – 9:00 PM
Calvin College

(Hugo, Baudelaire, Rimbaud, Prévert, Vian, Senghor, Rostand on Cyrano, and others)


FILMS
(In French with English subtitles)
LA GLOIRE DE MON PERE (My Father’s Glory)
SEP. 26 (W) – Granberg/Library, 6:00 pm
SEP. 27 (Th) – MMC 243, 6:00pm

An 11 year-old boy spends an enchanted summer in the French countryside of Provence with his family. The experience becomes a turning point in his young life and cements his relationship with his father. Based on the autobiography of Marcel Pagnol. 1990.

108 minutes

EST/OUEST (EAST/WEST)

NOV. 5 (M) – Granberg/Library, 6:00
NOV. 6 (T) - MMC 243 6:00 pm

FRENCH AND RUSSIAN with subtitles

A young Russian doctor and his French Parisian wife return to Russia when the Russian dictator Stalin persuades exiles to come back to Russia to rebuild the country at the end of World War II. A dramatic narrative of escape based on a true story. 1999.

125 minutes