Friday, June 5th, 2020

Festival of French-speaking Cultures

The French Alliance Education Committee is happy to co-sponsor with NKU Department of World Languages and Literatures and the Agence Mondiale de la Francophonie the annual tradition of the Festival of French-speaking Cultures (formerly called EDUfest).

This year’s edition will take place at NKU, in the Otto M. Budig auditorium (University Center building # 20 on the map – click this link).  Northern Kentucky University address: Nunn Drive, Highland Heights, KY 41099.

Attendance is free, no registration is required.  All are welcome to attend all or part of this eclectic program:

9:00: Doors open. Time for networking.

9:30: Gisèle Loriot-Raymer et Matthew Buttacavoli, “Le repas de fête français au Patrimoine immatériel de l’Humanité”

 10:15:  Slavica Radakovic: “Anti-semitism in France”

11:00:  Caryn Connelly: “Célébrons le septième art! The Tournées Festival of New French Films Returns to NKU”

11:45:  Sara Crandall, “My Life in Normandy: Yes We Caen”

12:30: Ian Olson, “French Existentialists and the Francophone World”

 1:15: Ruffin Lumbala “French-Speaking Worlds of Canada and Congo”

1:45:  Thierry Lorthioir, “Outils gratuits interactifs pour l’apprentissage de la langue française”

2:45:  James Wilkinson, “La Cantatrice Chauve: English Without Toil; French Without Meaning”

3:30: Yvette Van Ness : “Polynesian Dance”

 4:00 : end of the festival

Between presentations, there will be time for interacting with other Francophiles, viewing educational materials, and enjoying refreshments.

***Throughout the day there will be a Bake Sale hosted by the NKU Department of World Languages and Literatures’ French Club

For further information, contact Dr. Barbara Klaw at 859-572-5515 or

Details of This Past Event
Date: April 02, 2011
Time: 09:15 AM
Location: Northern Kentucky University (map)
Address: Nunn Drive,
Highland Heights, KY 41099
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