Minnesota AATF 2010-2011 Calendar

WINTER - SPRING 2011

- January, 2011: Registrations for le Grand Concours due
       http://www.frenchteachers.org/concours/

- February 19, 2011: Mn AATF - Cercle de lecture
      La Petite Fille de Monsieur Linh, Philippe Claudel
          10 AM - RM 170 Rice Hall in the Olin-Rice Science Complex, Macalester College
          FYI: See building #14 on the Macalester College Map
          Info: E-Mail to Laurent Déchery
          ou E-Mail to Françoise Denis


- 2011: le Grand Concours du français/ National French Contest
      February 14, 2011(FLES)
      March 1-28, 2011 (Middle School/Secondary Schools - Levels 01-5)
      Information:   Grand Concours National webpage
      Information:   Mn AATF Grand Concours webpage


- April 9, 2011: Mn AATF - Cercle de lecture
      No et moi, Delphine de Vigan ed. J.C. Lattès, 2007(Prix Libraires 2008)
          10 AM -RM 170 Rice Hall in the Olin-Rice Science Complex, Macalester College
          FYI: See building #14 on the Macalester College Map
          Info: E-Mail t
o Laurent Déchery
             ou E-Mail to Françoise Denis

    1PM AATF-MN Board Meeting - same day & location

- April 26, 2011: A Vous la Parole (statewide oral French contest)
      Coffman Union- U of MN TC east bank campus
       UofMnMap-Coffman Union
            New Coordinator: Annie Muske: E-Mail to Annie Muske
      Information:   Mn AATF AVLP webpage


- May 6, 2011: Mn Chapter AATF Annual Dinner
           Minnesota Humanities Center, St. Paul, MN
           987 Ivy Ave. E.
           St. Paul, MN 55106
             Map & Directions-Mn Humanities Center


- May 19, 2011: Awards Brunch, Mn AATF Chapter - Le Grand Concours
      Coffman Union, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
      Watch for information:   GC MN webpage

- July 6-9, 2011: AATF Annual Convention - Montréal, PQ, Canada
          AATF Convention Info

SUMMER & FALL 2010

- July 4-7, 2010: 83rd AATF Annual Convention - Philadelphia, PA
      Minnesota Chapter Representative: Prof. Ashley Shams, Department of Modern and Classical Languages,
       French, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN
          Presenting with colleague, Prof. Susan Smith-Cunnien, Sociology and Criminal Justice
              Session 5317b - Tuesday, July 6, 2010 - Bringing the study of Francophonie to Life:

                A French professor and a Sociology professor have paired for the last two years to bring students to work in Mali.
                Prior to departure, the two teams discussed joint readings and worked separately in their own substantive areas.
                On site in Mali, the teams collaborated as interviewers, translators, note-takers, and observers.


          AATF 2010 Convention Info


- Sept. 25, 2010: Mn AATF - Cercle de lecture
      La petite marchande de prose, Daniel Pennac Prix Inter, 1999.
          10 AM - Fine Arts Lounge, Macalester College
          FYI: See building #15 on the Macalester College Map
          Info: E-Mail to Laurent Déchery
          ou E-Mail to Françoise Denis

- October 9, 2010: Mn AATF - Atelier d'automne & Annual Business Meeting
         "WWII Resistance in France"
       CLA Language Center
       Jones Hall, Rm 35
       University of Minnesota TC
          -Information: E-Mail to R. Treece
            - - Jones Hall Info & Map
          -To Register: Fall Atelier Registration info (.pdf)

- October 21-22, 2010: MCTLC Fall Conference
   M3 (The Power of: - being multilingual, - our multicultural heritage, & - of Minnesota language education),
      from Thursday, October 21, 2010 at 12:00 PM to Friday, October 22, 2010 at 4:00 PM (CT)
      Earle Brown Heritage Center
      Brooklyn Center, MN
      [with Brooklyn Center H. S. and Embassy Suites]
      For info, see mctlc.org:
                 Mn Council on Teaching of Languages and Cultures website


- November 4-10, 2010: la Semaine nationale du français/ National French Week
      Please send a report of your school's French Week Activities account to:
          "MnAATFNet" E-mail message service for distribution within our Minnesota Chapter


- November 20, 2010: Mn AATF - Cercle de lecture:
      Le Masque boiteux ou Histoire de soldats, Koffi Kwahoulé
          10 AM -Fine Arts Lounge, Macalester College
          FYI: See building #15 on the Macalester College Map

          Info: E-Mail to Laurent Déchery
          ou E-Mail to Françoise Denis


Send comments to    the AATF-MN 1st Vice-President.



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created: 7 juin, 2010                                last updated: 31 décembre, 2010