The roundtable discussion, Debating Immigration in the American and French 2012 Presidential Elections, which took place at the Maison Francaise on May, 2, 2012, was covered in an article published by France-Amérique:
"Dans la foulée du débat de l'entre-deux tours de la présidentielle française, un panel de spécialistes a débattu à la Maison Française de l’université de Columbia, à New York, sur le thème de l'immigration."
To read the full article, please click here.
On Tuesday, September 27, Stéphane Hessel, 93-year old Resistance hero and author of the worldwide phenomenon, Time for Outrage: Indignez-vous!, addressed a standing-room only audience of nearly 300 at Columbia University, in an event sponsored by the Columbia Maison Française.
Mr. Hessel's talk at Columbia about his book was featured on C-SPAN Book TV on Sunday, October 9, at 12:15 a.m. and at 10 pm (ET). To watch his full interview on C-Span, please click here.
Following his September 27 appearance at the Maison Française, Stéphane Hessel was interviewed by Ray Suarez on the PBS News Hour on October 11. To see the interview, please click here.
To read (and hear) more about Mr. Hessel's book and his appearance at the Columbia Maison Française, please click on the links below:
- Le Monde
- RTL radio
- The Nation
- The Daily Beast
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On Tuesday, March 20, Claude Lanzmann was interviewed by Charlie Rose at Columbia University in an event hosted by the Maison Française. In front of an audience of 300, Charlie Rose posed questions to the 86-year-old Resistance fighter, director of Shoah and author of the bestselling memoir, The Patagonian Hare (recently translated into English and published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux). Lanzmann described, with humor and poignancy, his experiences during World War II, his seven-year affair with Simone de Beauvoir and the making of his masterpiece, the nine-and-a half-hour documentary on the Holocaust, Shoah.
The interview aired on Charlie Rose on June 6, 2012. To watch the interview, please click here.
To read more about the interview, please click on the article links below:
Jewish Daily Forward
NEW YORK—In support of the U.S. publication of his #1 international bestselling book TIME FOR OUTRAGE: Indignez-vous!, 93-year-old French Resistance hero Stéphane Hessel will be appearing at the Maison Française of Columbia University on Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at 6 pm. This is his only public appearance in the U.S. around this book. The event is “A Conversation with Stéphane Hessel” with guest moderator Nikil Saval of n+1 magazine and is free and open to the public.
To view the full press release click here.
To view the New York Times article on Time for Outrage, please click here. The Nation has also written about the book here.