Throughout the month For a list of French movies available on US television during the month of December see le site web du service culturel de l'ambassade de France
Sunday evenings, Milwaukee. Le "happy hour" franco: la nouvelle façon de socialiser en français à Milwaukee! Le dimanche, 16h-19pm au Trocadero (1758 N. Water street). renseignements: firstname.lastname@example.org ou par téléphone à Brett (414) 390-0588 ou à Anne-José (414) 526-1135.
Wednesday evenings, Green Bay, Table Française. 7:30 pm. French Conversation at the Attic Coffee shop, 730 Bodart St. Green Bay. Sponsored by the Cercle Français of UW--Green Bay. Everyone welcome.
Wednesday evenings, Milwaukee, French Table: at 8:00-9:30 p.m., Schwartz Bookshop Café 4092 N. Oakland Ave.
Thursday mornings, Milwaukee. Table Française. 11:30 - 1:30 a.m. UWM, Curtin Hall, room 766, For information: 414.229.4382.
Thursday mornings, Green Bay. Table Française. 12:30 pm. French conversation in the International Student Center, IS 1900, University of Wisconsin Green Bay. Sponsored by the Cercle Français of UW--Green Bay.
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March 6 statewide on Public Television
The Wisconsin Educational Communications Board (ECB) provides educational TV programming free to schools. Take advantage of the world language offerings. Most are available to be videotaped all at once (in the wee hours of the morning called ITV Overnight, Block Feed). ECB broadcasts its programming through your local public television station. Then, as long as the series is being provided through ECB, you may keep and use the videotapes. For more information, check the "Parade of Programs" guide available in all schools.
FRANCE FRANCAIS (Gr. 11 12) Filmed in Provence, French teens go about their everyday lives in school, at work, and at play. They talk about likes and dislikes, hobbies and free time activities, families and friends. Captures real life conversations. Ten 16 minute programs. Block Feed: Thursday, March 6, 1:00 AM - 2:52 AM (programs 1-7); March 13, 1:00 AM - 1:48 AM (programs 8-10) - Yes, that's right, VERY early in the morning, so before going to bed on Wednesday night, set your VCR to record on early Thursday morning.
ALSO AVAILABLE: Teacher guides for the above series may be ordered through ECB. Check out the web site listed below to find ordering information and prices.http://explore.ecb.org/ecbschema/plsql/teacher_manual2
Looking ahead to April
NOTE: Application due April 1
UW African Studies summer institutes have a great reputation among teachers who participate. And I've notice that the teachers who do so get short-listed on later travel exchanges to Africa. A opportunity to deepen your global curriculum. French teachers - Note the French-friendly and dynamic staff.
Envisioning Africa and the African Diaspora: An Integrated Curriculum Development Project for Wisconsin Teachers African Studies Summer Institute for K-16 TeachersMonday, June 23 ~ Thursday, June 26, 2003
Pyle Center, 702 Langdon Street
The African Studies Summer Institute for K-16 Teachers is an interdisciplinary four-day institute on the relationship between Africa and the African diaspora in the Americas.
The first objective is to introduce teachers, school administrators, and interested parents to a more complex and integrated view of the African diaspora, encouraging and supporting them to extend this vision to their schools and communities. The second objective is to increase our understanding of Africa, its people, and their descendants. The institute will include sessions on African and African diaspora geography, history, literature, traditional and contemporary art, music, dance, women's studies, film, and health. We will explore library and web resources and apply integrated curriculum development techniques.
Selection of 20 applicants will be made by April 7, 2003.
UW-Madison Presenters: Aliko Songolo, director, African Studies Program; Amadou Fofana, graduate student, African Languages & Literature; David Henige, Africa bibliographer; Gloria Johnson-Powell, professor, Psychiatry and Pediatrics; Claudia Melrose, professor, Dance; Bekisizwe Ndimande, graduate student, Curriculum and Instruction; Rebecca Nyoike, assistant advising dean of Letters and Science, ; Oghenetoja Okoh, graduate student , History; Teju Olaniyan, professor, African Languages & Literature and English; Richard Ralston, professor, Afro-American Studies;Mariama Ross, assistant professor, Art; Harold Scheub, professor, African Languages & Literature; Amy Stambach, associate professor, Educational Policy Studies; Freida Tesfagiorgis, professor, Afro-American Studies; Gelsy Verna, associate professor, Art; and Madaleine Wong, assistant professor, Geography.
Cost: $80 . Check or money order payable to the African Studies Program, Attn. Eileen McNamara, 206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Drive, Madison, WI 53706. One meal per day will be included.
Housing: Twenty double rooms have been reserved at the Friedrick Center, 1950 Willow Drive, Madison, WI 53706. Tel: 608/263-4647 or 231-1341 . Cost to participant: $62 per night (single or double occupancy). Deadline for room reservation:May 23, 2003. Please refer to the African Studies Program block of rooms when reserving a room.
Credits: Three CEU credits will be offered pending approval of UW-Extension.
APPLICATION: must be returned by April 1. For an aplication, contact Eileen McNamara, 205 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Drive, Madison, WI 53706-1397. Notification of selection will be made by April 25, 2003.
Wednesday April 2, Milwaukee. Bartollota’s Lake Park Bistro presents Madame Kitty Morse, prolific cookbook author. Madame Morse will speak about Moroccan cuisine and the restaurant will prepare a Moroccan dinner based on her recipes; 3133 E. Newberry Blvd, 6:30, $50 per person, call for reservations (414) 962-6300
April 5 Independence day in Senegal. Celebrations planned in Milwaukee
The Alliance Française de Milwaukee course catalog Spring 2003 for courses between April 7- June 16, 2003 is available at the AF website at http://www.afmilwaukee.org. Call 414/964 3855 for more information about Alliance Française programs. Save $10 on adult course registration when you enroll by the Early Registration Deadline, March 22 or $15 when you become a AF member.International Job Fair sponsored by the French Embassy. April 5 – 11, 2003. Chicago www.forumusa.org, (202)944-6261, firstname.lastname@example.org.