Teaching French at Amherst College

Selma Bouledjouidja, lauréate du programme Fulbright FLTA et de la Fondation Carlet–Levy-Despas, nous raconte son expérience en tant qu’assistante de français à Amherst College. « […] I particularly wanted to teach French in the most intersectional way possible and share my culture as an Algerian-French woman with my students and complicate their monolithic understanding of what… Lire la suite Teaching French at Amherst College

Une FLTA dans l’Ohio

Marie Corlay, lauréate 2018-19 du programme Fulbright FLTA (assistant de français) à The College of Wooster dans l’Ohio nous décrit son institution d’accueil: « The College of Wooster est une excellente institution. Les FLTAs sont directement et pleinement pris en charge. Nous étions cinq et avons participé aux orientations dédiées aux nouveaux professeurs et aux étudiants… Lire la suite Une FLTA dans l’Ohio

« [It] allowed me to meet students from all over the world who were studying in Tarbes. »

Stephanie Beer, US Exchange Teacher, 2011 ESOL Teacher Lycée Théophile Gautier I was part of the last cohort of the Franco-American Teachers in Training Institute. We spent the first three weeks of our grant studying French language and culture at the CLA in the beautiful city of Besancon. After, I was the only grantee sent… Lire la suite « [It] allowed me to meet students from all over the world who were studying in Tarbes. »

« Aside from the academic and professional experience and benefits, the Fulbright grant also helped me realize a 40-year dream on a personal level »

Senem Bakar, US Fulbright International Education Administrator, 2017 Aside from the academic and professional experience and benefits, the Fulbright grant also helped me realize a 40-year dream on a personal level. I am of Turkish heritage and my father taught in Paris between 1978-83 during which time he used to write me many letters. In… Lire la suite « Aside from the academic and professional experience and benefits, the Fulbright grant also helped me realize a 40-year dream on a personal level »

« My experience with the Fulbright IEA Program in France was unforgettable and transformative »

Cynthia Fountaine, US Fulbright International Education Administrators, 2015 My experience with the Fulbright IEA Program in France was unforgettable and transformative. Our outstanding group of US academic administrators made lasting friendships and we keep in touch still today. I learned a great deal about French higher education and culture, and was able to bring back… Lire la suite « My experience with the Fulbright IEA Program in France was unforgettable and transformative »

« I got to have a more hands-on experience than I ever anticipated »

Steven Isaac, US Researcher, 2010 Université de Poitiers History, « Urban Experience of Siege in the Twelfth Century » While I went to Poitiers in order to dive into their rich holdings of medieval charters, I got to have a more hands-on experience than I ever anticipated, both during the Fulbright itself, plus in the years afterward… Lire la suite « I got to have a more hands-on experience than I ever anticipated »

« France and the French have been a life-long passion that has deepened my understanding of my own nation and culture, its strengths and weaknesses »

Mary Lynn Weiss, US Researcher, 2001 Centre d’Etudes afro-américaines, Université de Paris VII My interest in France began in my childhood. France always felt like the country of my choice, if not my birth. My Father was a foreigner, a person ‘displaced » by WW II. He was a gifted linguist and during the War, he… Lire la suite « France and the French have been a life-long passion that has deepened my understanding of my own nation and culture, its strengths and weaknesses »