The Conference

LivingWith2L2

On Saturday, April 13, 2013 this conference discussed and explored, via multiple fields and perspectives, the concept of “vivre bilingue” (being bilingual). It shared French and North American perspectives from experts in bilingualism, psychology, psychiatry, linguistics, nutrition, multiculturalism and education on the advantages of living with two languages. You can watch the videos of the conference in English or French by clicking on the following links.

Panel 1
Language, Emotions, and the Bilingual Brain
Panel 2
Regards Croisés: Crossing Perspectives On Bilingualism
Panel 3
Manger Bilingue (Eating Bilingually): Cultural Differences on Children Nutrition in France and North America

This conference is co-organized by

france

LFNY2

 

 

In partnership with

 

canada

 

 

Consulat Général Consulate General
du Canada à New York of Canada in New York

 

FHLP

joss

 

cal

 

 

 

 

OIF

institut francais

logo NYIFlabelfranceeducation

 

 

 

 

LIVE STREAM

Each panel will stream live on http://living-with-two-languages.info starting at 9:30am Eastern time on Saturday, April 13, 2013. A recording of the conference will be available on the same website after the conference. The conference will be in English.

LIVE BLOGGING
The French-speaking news website FrenchMorning.com will provide live blogging and special interviews throughout the entire conference.

COMMUNITY

Continue the discussion, exchange, take action on NewYorkinFrench.net

REGISTRATION

To attend the conference a registration is required. Fill out a registration form here

or inquire by email at education@frenchculture.org

or by phone at 212 439 1436

Registration is free. Registration Deadline: April 6, 2013

CONFERENCE POSTER CREDIT

Raymond Verdaguer

PHOTO CREDIT

Jonas Cuénin

CONFERENCE CO-CHAIRS

Fabrice Jaumont
Education Attaché, Embassy of France to the United States
Email: fabrice.jaumont@diplomatie.gouv.fr

Pascale Richard
Director of the Cultural Center, Lycée Français of New York
Email: prichard@lfny.org

 

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