French Press, The Ohio State University's literary show!
Presented by Associate Professor of French and author Benjamin Hoffmann, this YouTube literary channel addresses French literary news and invites authors and philosophers to present their latest works in French (with English subtitles). Click below to watch all the episodes.
This series is organized and supported by the Center of Excellence at The Ohio State University. The Centers of Excellence represent a support network for the Embassy of France, our closest partners enabling us to share experience, reflect upon the influence of French on US campuses and develop transatlantic relationship between universities.
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In December 2020, the Department of French and Italian at Ohio State University was selected by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the United States to join its prestigious network of Centers of Excellence. Housed at 22 major research universities in the US, Centers of Excellence receive yearly financial support and project-based support. The Center for Excellence at Ohio State aims to promote French and Francophone Literature and Culture in the Midwest. The Center’s main focus is the Jules Verne Writing Residency. The Residency provides a space of creation and reflection to a Francophone writer who works on a literary project during their time at OSU.