• French Events & Workshops in Oxford

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    French Events & Workshops in Oxford

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Online French Book Club

Join us to discuss “Lettres de mon moulin” by Alphonse Daudet, a collection of short stories which take place in Provence, in turn humorous, tragic, intriguing and philosophical.

  • Saturday 5th December
  • 10:30am-12pm
  • Online with Zoom
  • £9

Online French Book Club

Join us online to discuss “Les Fleurs du Mal” by Charles Baudelaire, a classic collection of intriguing poems dealing with emotions and conscience.

  • Saturday 9th January
  • 10:30am-12pm
  • Online with Zoom
  • £9

Baudelaire Webinar

Join us for a conference on Charles Baudelaire by Dr Stephen Goddard, Lecturer in French at St Catherine’s College, Oxford. Learn more about the French author’s relationship with the Second Empire regime, and especially the Emperors, as evidenced by some of his classical works.

  • Friday 5th February
  • 6:30pm-7:30pm
  • Online with Zoom
  • Free
  • Online French Book Club

    Join us online to discuss “Le bal des Folles” by Victoria Mas and dive into 19th century Paris to attend the “Bal des Folles” (or Madwoman’s Ball), where upper-class Parisians meet women incarcerated in the notorious asylum l’Hospice de la Salpetrière. This thriling novel questions the status of women in French society. A film is being adapted from the book.

    • Saturday 6th February
    • 10:30am-12pm
    • Online with Zoom
    • £9

    Online French Book Club

    Join us to discuss “Nulle part dans la maison de mon père” by Assia Djebar (first North African author to be elected to the Académie Française) and travel to Algeria with a young girl in the process of emancipation and moving between the world of the colonized to the world of the colonizer.

    • Saturday 6th March
    • 10:30am-12pm
    • Online with Zoom
    • £9

    Café Philo

    Come and discuss in French the great philosophical authors and their ideas. Starting with short excerpts of original works, we will debate ideas in a convivial atmosphere.

    Our only pay-as-you-go class.

    • Every Friday
      12:30pm-13.30pm
    • Alliance française d’Oxford, 1st floor,
      30 Polstead Road
    • £8
      with coffee or tea

    French Story Time

    Every other Saturday, join us the afternoon with tales and readings for all ages, followed by a fun craft activity.

     

    TV5 Monde

    Discover the new platform of French-language and francophone content ! 3000 hours of French-language programmes for you to enjoy, available for free