Summer orientation in Arkansas and first week in Geneva, NY

Voici un extrait du blog d’Emila Gilly, lauréate 2018-19 du programme Fulbright assistant de français à Hobart & William Smith Colleges (état de NY). « Although I cried when I said goodbye to my family at the airport (for the very first time!), my first 10 days in the US couldn’t start off better – after… Lire la suite Summer orientation in Arkansas and first week in Geneva, NY

« I felt fortunate to be surrounded by such a supportive and caring community during my exchange. »

Elizabeth Meyer, US Exchange Teacher, 2001 College des Douits Associate Dean and Associate Professor, University of Colorado Boulder School of Education I lived in Caen, France in the fall of 2001 and taught English in a middle school in the village of Falaise. Following the 9/11 attacks, I was overwhelmed by the deep appreciation the… Lire la suite « I felt fortunate to be surrounded by such a supportive and caring community during my exchange. »

« ‘Que sais-je?’ still seems to me today an appropriate attitude toward the world, one which I have tried in my little way to exemplify in my own writing and work. »

Alexander Riley, US Researcher, 2013-2014 Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS) « Renegade Durkheimianism in the Second Generation: The Cultural Sociological Poésie of Michel Leiris and Roger Caillois » I’ll start with a little background.  I study the origins of the French social sciences by reading texts as intertwined with existential dilemmas of the author… Lire la suite « ‘Que sais-je?’ still seems to me today an appropriate attitude toward the world, one which I have tried in my little way to exemplify in my own writing and work. »

« The Fulbright-Tocqueville Distinguished Chair has had a valuable, indelible effect on my world view. »

Lorenzo Morris, Ph.D. , US Professor of Political Science, Howard University Fulbright-Tocqueville US Distinguished Chair, 2008 Université Paris VIII Vincennes – Saint-Denis « National Identity, Race and Ethnicity in the European Union: A Focus on France » For many Americans and many around the world, January 2009 was marked by the historic inauguration of President Barack Obama… Lire la suite « The Fulbright-Tocqueville Distinguished Chair has had a valuable, indelible effect on my world view. »

« It is not an exaggeration to say that my career is completely different than it would have been had I not had a Fulbright »

Ruth Hufbauer, US Researcher, 2008-2009 Agricultural College at Colorado State University – Institut National de la recherche Agronomique Fulbright en famille Or Le doudou perdu   I was a senior Fulbright fellow 2009-2010, on leave from the Agricultural College at Colorado State University. I was hosted by the Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA)… Lire la suite « It is not an exaggeration to say that my career is completely different than it would have been had I not had a Fulbright »

« It was hard to leave after only 11 months! »

Darja Djordjevic, US Advanced Student, 2008-2009 EHESS (Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales) Anthropology, A Mastert’s at the Ecoles: Ethnographic research on Women Asylum Seekers I was eight months old when my brave young Yugoslav parents packed me up and left Belgrade after my mother had won a Fulbright Scholar grant to teach at the… Lire la suite « It was hard to leave after only 11 months! »

« a reminder of the beginning of a beautiful relationship »

Christine Buuck, US Advanced Student Univerty of Arizona – Fondation David Parou Saint-Jacques, 2005-2006 « The Pen and the Walking Stick: Pilgrimage in the Middle Ages and Today »   Pens and Walking Sticks A writer needs paper and a pen, and a pilgrim needs a walking stick. The pen and paper were easy enough to find.… Lire la suite « a reminder of the beginning of a beautiful relationship »

« My Fulbright year had a tremendous impact on my professional trajectory […] It also impacted me personally »

Megan Brown, US PhD Student, 2014-2015 History , « Pied Noir Repatriation in the Construction of Europe » Université Paris I – Panthéon-Sorbonne My Fulbright year had a tremendous impact on my professional trajectory, allowing me to access several archives and libraries and bringing me into contact with experts at my host institution (and through them, experts… Lire la suite « My Fulbright year had a tremendous impact on my professional trajectory […] It also impacted me personally »