This March, SFU’s Office of Francophone and Francophile Affairs (OFFA) will host the 6th annual Le Printemps de la Francophonie (Spring of Francophonie)—a series of conferences, talks, film screenings, workshops and live performances celebrating Canadian and international francophone cultures and communities.
This year, the event will bring together more than 30 guest speakers and artists to host and keynote 22 activities throughout the month. The annual event is a part of a globally recognized Francophonie celebration that includes the BC Francophonie Day on March 17 and the International Francophonie Day on March 20.
Le Printemps de la Francophonie welcomes all audiences. See the events below tailored for both Francophones and Anglophones:
Live performance from Zachary Richard
Saturday, March 19, starting at 8:00 p.m. – Jules Verne School auditorium, Vancouver, BC
All proceeds from ticket sales will go towards the creation of a $500 scholarship for French-language studies at Simon Fraser University.
Comparing the Americas: blending theories and cultural space
Patrick Imbert, University of Ottawa
Tuesday, March 1 – SFU Burnaby Campus
English: 4:00 p.m.–4:50 p.m., West Mall Centre, 2503
French: 5:00 p.m.–7:30 pm, Office of Francophone and Francophile Affairs
Sociology and IPE
Dorval Brunelle, Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM)
Thursday, March 17 – SFU Burnaby Campus
English: 11:30 a.m.–12:20 p.m., Blusson Hall, 11911
French: 10:15 a.m.–11:00 a.m., Academic Quadrangle, 5007
Film screening of “La famille Bélier” (w/ English subtitles)
Monday, March 7, 12:30 p.m. and Wednesday, March 30, 10:30 a.m. – Office of Francophone and Francophile Affairs
Film screening of My Internship in Canada (w/ English subtitles)
Wednesday, March 9, 12:30 p.m. – Office of Francophone and Francophile Affairs
Film screening of Chasse-Galerie : La légende (w/ English subtitles)
Tuesday, March 29, 2:30 p.m. – Office of Francophone and Francophile Affairs
For more details and a complete schedule, visit www.sfu.ca/baff-offa/pdlf2016
March 01, 2016 - Source: https://www.sfu.ca/sfunews/stories/2016/celebrate-canadas-bilingualism-with-a-month-of-festivities-en-fr.html
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