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French Day 2014

Beyond the Hexagon - April 29, 2014



  • Arrival and check in: 8:30 to 8:55
  • Introduction/Welcome: 9:00 to 9:10
  • French Activities 1: 9:15 to 10:00
  • French Activities 2: 10:15 to 11:00
  • French Activities 3: 11:15 to noon.
  • Lunch Break: 12:00 to 12:30 (bring food back to the Phoenix Rooms)
  • Skits, Spelling Bee: 12:40 to 1:30
  • Presentation of Awards: 1:30 to 1:40
  • Departure: 2:00

T-Shirt Design Competition

The entries have been received. The winning design will be worn, and the student(s) recognized...

Spelling Bee List

(la francophonie)

Contact Professor E. Nicole Meyer, and/or Nicole Phillips, with any questions.

The Jewish Question in Post-Revolutionary France: Reflections on Jews, Jewishness, and Antisemitism (1789-2014)

In 1791, France stood alone as the first European country to emancipate the Jews of its territory. And yet, by the end of the nineteenth century, rampant antisemitism would challenge the French republic, its institutions, and the country’s national narrative as the home of human rights. In the twentieth century, the citizenship of Jews was once again at issue, and it is widely noted that there has been a spike in antisemitic activity since the turn of this, the twenty-first century, precisely the period in which I was teaching, researching, and living in Paris and Nice. Focusing on the place of Jews, jewishness, and antisemitism in French society, cultural production and cultural politics, this presentation provides a chronological survey and introduction to issues and images associated with is known in France as "the Jewish question."

April 29th, 2014, 7:30pm
Christie Theatre, University Union
University of Wisconsin - Green Bay

Photos from French Day 2014

En hommage à Camus

Luisa Etxenike: Visiting International Scholar University of Wisconsin—Green Bay

October 15, 2013, 6:30pm
Kavarna Coffeehouse (143 N. Broadway, Green Bay)

Ongoing Events

Conversation Table

Join the free French conversation table with Marius:

  • Tuesdays and Thursdays: 2:30 pm Common Grounds Café (University Union)
  • Wednesdays: 5:00 pm (TH 310)
  • These forty-five minute sessions are held weekly at Common Grounds Café on campus during the academic year.

Open to the community.

Tutorial Service

Free tutorial services are provided by experienced advanced language students for those students interested in getting additional help with their language studies. Feel free to use these sessions as excellent review sessions outside of class. Contact one of our tutors to sign up. The current tutor is Cassondra Kollatz.

Past Events

Victoria Vox in Concert

  • Wednesday April 17th and Thursday April 18th
  • 7:00pm in the Christie Theater
  • Tickets on sale at the door, or email to reserve yours now!
  • Limited supply of tickets, only $2 for students (so please reserve)
  • Additional tickets available at $5 from
  • Come listen to great music and get first call on her new CD
  • Sponsored by le Cercle Français

French Day 2013

Le printemps tout le temps - April 18, 2013
  • Arrival and check in: 8:30 to 8:55
  • Introduction/Welcome: 9:00 to 9:10
  • Learning tables: 9:15 to 10:15
  • French Activities: 10:20 to 12:00
  • Lunch Break: 12:00 to 12:15 (bring food back to the Phoenix Rooms)
  • Victoria Vox Concert: 12:20 to 1:05
  • Presentation of Awards: 1:10 to 1:30
  • Departure: 2:00
T-Shirt Design Competition

(design submissions due March 12) shirt is one color. font can be up to 2 colors. S, M, or L adult sizes.

Poster Competition

(done prior to arrival), submit up to 2 submissions related to Spring per high school or middle school.

Spelling Bee List

(le printemps: le temps, les animaux, les fleurs, les activités)

Contact Professor E. Nicole Meyer, with any questions.

Crepe Sale Today!

Goes till 3:00!
In the area between the Garden Cafe and the Rose/Wood Hall entrance (by the entrance to tutoring services)
$1.50 per crepe, toppings included!
The pass point machine will be there--a delicious lunch at a bargain price!

"2x2: Paris in Film" - Four films featuring Paris

September 18, 2012, 7:00 pm, Christie Theatre

  • Paris, Je T'aime, 2006
  • Midnight in Paris, 2011

September 19, 2012, 7:00 pm, Christie Theatre

  • Amélie, 2001
  • Diva, 1981

Molière Than Thou

October 22, 2012, 7:00 pm, Christie Theatre
A "gleefully giddy" one-man show! Tim Mooney performing original one-man show based on Molière. In English.
$5 community, $2 UWGB students

L'Homme de sa vie

October 17, 2012, Neville Public Museum

Victoria Vox

Victoria Vox came to UW-Green Bay on:

Come see this one-of-a-kind artist at UW Green Bay. She will be performing both popular and original French songs. Victoria has performed for us many times, and her shows are very popular. Come and have a good time with some great entertainment! Refreshments will be offered after the show.

Professor E. Nicole Meyer presents "France: Hidden Treasures, A Diverse Culture"

The feast was held at UW-Green Bay on February 12, 2012

Cultural Cuisine Event

Des hommes et des dieux

This film was to UW-Green Bay on November 16, 2011

Under threat by fundamentalist terrorists, a group of Trappist monks stationed with an impoverished Algerian community must decide whether to leave or stay.

Cécile Savage, un son unique

Cécile Savage came to UW-Green Bay on November 13, 2011

Born in Martinique, grew up in Paris. This talented artist brings her unique mix of cabaret and jazz to northern Wisconsin for the first time.

Molière Than Thou, Tim Mooney

Tim Mooney preformed at UW-Green Bay on May 2, 2011

A one-man introduction to the plawright's classic comedies.

  • April 17, 2012
  • April 18, 2011
  • April 7, 2010
  • April 6, 2010