New book: French All Around Us – March 20, 2022

New book is out for Francophonie Day! Sortie de ce nouveau livre pour la journée de célébration mondiale de la Francophonie.

Bravo à ma co-éditrice, Kathleen Stein-Smith, et aux auteurs : Mélissa Baril, Timothy Beaulieu, Elizabeth Blood, David Cheramie, Melody Desjardins, Anthony DesRois, Joseph Dunn, Georgie Ferguson, Katharine Harrington, Marine Havel, Marguerite Justus, Emmanuel Kayembe, Etienne Kouakou, Mark Labine, Ben Levine, Julia Schulz, Jesse Martineau, Monique Cairns, Jean Mirvil, Jerry Parker, Robert Perreault, Scott Tilton, Agnès Tounkara, David Vermette.

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Language Advocacy Days 2022

Language Advocacy virtual meetings on Capitol Hill with the office of Senator Chuck Schumer, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Rep. Carolyn Maloney, and many others, to support World Language Advancement, Heritage & Bilingual Education, the Seal of Biliteracy, Access & Equity in International Education, and Native American Languages, as part of Joint National Committee for Languages-National Council for Languages and International Studies (JNCL-NCLIS) Language Advocacy Days 2022.

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Upcoming Webinar – February 24

S’AFFICHER EN FRANÇAIS, UNE OCCASION D’AFFAIRES? 💻💬 Participez à cette étude de cas animée par Isabelle Ménard, animatrice à ICI Ontario, Radio-Canada. Échangez avec deux intervenants engagés : Fabrice Jaumont (Center for the Advancement of Languages, Education, and Communities – CALEC) et Mahamadou Sidibé de l’Assemblée de la francophonie de l’Ontario!

Vous avez jusqu’au 7 février pour vous inscrire, faites vite! ⬇

www.francophoniedesameriques.com/affaires

Afrique contemporaine

Merci Charles Sellen pour cette excellente recension de Partenaires inégaux. A lire sur Afrique contemporaine, la revue de l’Afrique et du développement. Lien vers la publication en page HTML (avec onglet de téléchargement PDF gratuit) : https://www.cairn.info/revue-afrique-contemporaine-2020-1-page-313.htm Fondation Maison des sciences de l’homme (FMSH) | Cairn.info | Agence Française de Développement | Groupe De Boeck SA

Furthering the Bilingual Revolution on Capitol Hill!

Joining the Joint National Committee on Languages and the National Council for Languages and International Affairs (JNCL-NCLIS) is an important step to further the Bilingual Revolution on Capitol Hill and share our voice at the highest level of the United States of America. JNCL-NCLIS unites a national network of leading organizations and businesses comprised of over 300,000 language professionals to advocate for equitable language learning opportunities.Together we can promote multilingualism, empower multilingual families and linguistic communities, and foster cross-cultural understanding while establishing language as a critical life skill, through developing and implementing strong education programs, promoting diversity, and reducing inequality.

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Philanthropy and Higher Education

Thank you Selma Talha-Jebril and Mirka Martel for featuring my research on foundations in this brilliant report which explores philanthropy’s role in funding international scholarship and fellowship programs. Framed by Ford Foundation and Institute of International Education, this research paper addresses a gap in the literature on foundations which fund international scholarship and fellowship programs around the world, particularly those whose focus is on social justice, equity and access.

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