Revitalized Maison Française Advisory Board has Added Ten New Members in Six Months
The Columbia Maison Francaise is honored to announce the election of Paul LeClerc as the new Chair of its Advisory Board. Paul LeClerc has been the President of The New York Public Library since 1993. He earned his Ph.D. with distinction in French literature from Columbia University in 1969, and is a specialist of the French Enlightenment.
Dr. LeClerc is joining Shanny Peer, who became Director of the Maison Française in September 2009, in leading a distinguished Advisory Board that has been revitalized by the addition of nine new members over the past six months. The new members are: French Consul General Philippe Lalliot, Robert O. Paxton, Bernard Laleuf, Charles E.M. Kolb, Christine Ourmières, Thierry Simon, Pierre-Jean de Filippis, Renaud Dutreil, Edouard Tétreau, and Adam Gopnik. Click here for the full press release.
Selected Press Coverage of President Sarkozy's visit to Columbia
"Sarkozy aux Etats-Unis, grande fierté et petits tacles," by Lorraine Millot, Libération, March 30, 2010
"A l'Université Columbia, Nicolas Sarkozy plaide pour une coopération internationale renforcée," in Le Monde with AP and AFP, March 29, 2010
"Sarkozy appelle Obama à créer un ' nouveau modèle mondial'," by Alain Barluet, Le Figaro, March 30, 2010
"What France Can Do," New York Times editorial, March 31, 2010
"Sarkozy Seeks to Mend Ties in U.S.," by the Associated Press, The Wall Street Journal Online, March 29, 2010
"French president speaks at World Leaders Forum" by Amber Tunnell, Columbia Daily Spectator, March 30, 2010
"Nicolas Sarkozy addresses Columbia" by Shanny Peer (editorial), Columbia Daily Spectatork, April 2, 2010
| "Harlem : la francophonie à l’école des savoirs," by Guénola Pellen, France-Amérique, April 28, 2010|| || |
Full article: "Harlem : la francophonie à l’école des savoirs," by Guénola Pellen, France-Amérique, April 28, 2010
| "Les Anecdotes de Marc Lévy à l'Université de Columbia", by Guénola Pellen, France-Amérique, February 24, 2010|| || |
Full article: "Les Anecdotes de Marc Lévy à l'Université de Columbia," by Guénola Pellen, France-Amérique, February 24, 2010