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French Events & Workshops in Oxford
What's coming up at the Alliance Française d’Oxford
Online French book club
“Charlotte”, written by David Foekinos is a fictionalized biography based on the life of the painter Charlotte Salomon. A German painter excluded by the Nazis, she fled to France where she produced a stunning self-biographical pictorial work. She died at the age of 26 in Auschwitz.
- Saturday 4th December
- Online with Zoom
Come and watch comedies, romances and historical dramas, selected especially for you, from the best of contemporary and classic French-speaking cinema. Moteur! Action!
- Every 2nd Friday of the month
- Starts on Friday 8th October 2021
- St Margaret’s Institute, 30 Polstead Road OX2 6TN
- £6 incl. glass of wine
Soirée bicentenaire Flaubert
On the bicentenary of Gustave Flaubert’s birth, Prof. Jennifer Yee (Christ Church, Modern languages) will provide live commentary of the soirée organised by the French Institute jointly with the Figaro Hors-Série.
Screenings, broadcasts, interviews and readings
- Saturday 11 December
- ONLINE ONLY
Tour de France Language Class
Discover the Provence Côte d’Azur Région while learning the French Language. Embark on a tour of this famous region, discover its beauty spots, gastronomy, art, culture, and strengthen your French language skills without even noticing it!
- Beginners with some French (A1-A2)
- 6 weeks sessions of 1h30 with half-term break
- Thursdays 11am-12.30pm
from 3rd February 2022
Toussaint L’Ouverture Conference
Join us for a fascinating talk by Sudhir Hazareesingh, CUF Lecturer in Politics and Tutorial Fellow in Politics (Balliol), on his book “Black Spartacus: The Epic Life of Toussaint Louverture”. In 1793, Toussaint Louverture, himself a former slave, became the leader of Haiti’s black population, the commander of its republican army and eventually its governor.
Winner of the Wolfson History Prize 2021
- Monday, 7 February 2022
- Online with Zoom