A group of students recently took the métro line 1 toward western Paris to see the Fondation Louis Vuitton. Open since 2014, the museum is located by the Bois de Boulogne. Known for its iconic shape of a boat with sails, it contains artistic gems from the modern and contemporary periods.
Kimberly and Theophyl in action, and in French of course! Here, for their course entitled "Rewriting The Colonial Era", one of the HiF courses taught at Reid Hall, they are introducing the life of Haitian-Canadian novelist Dany Laferrière to their classmates and professor. Theophyl is a student from Williams and Kimberly is from Hamilton.
In Brittany, on the north-western coast, you're closer to nature than in Paris, but there is a lot of history too. An invigorating week-end a few hours away from the capital.
Let's go on a short tour of medieval Paris with Gillian '20 from Scripps College, who shares with us her passion for historic buildings.
Open since January 2015, the Philharmonie de Paris is a cultural institution organizing a wide range of musical events (classical, jazz, movie soundtracks, etc.). In the auditorium, called the Grande Salle Pierre Boulez, a group of students attended Stravinski's The Rite of Spring, along with pieces by Debussy and Wagner, performed by the Montreal Symphony … Continue reading The Philharmonie de Paris
They did it! Last Sunday, they ran the Paris Half-Marathon. Congrats to the three Hamilton College students Mercedes Girona ‘20, Andrew Wheeler ‘20 and Wade Steely ‘20 for their performance! (p.c.: Ashley Huntington ‘20)
Louisa Gould ´20 is a Sociology and Maths major from Colgate University. She joined the Hamilton in France program for the Spring ‘19 semester, and among the various courses she picked, she takes two at the University of Paris Diderot (Paris 7): one on Gender and Socialization and the other on Sociology of the family, … Continue reading Meet Louisa Gould
Do you like Stromae and Camélia Jordana ? Do you want to find out what music accompanies the students during their stay in France? Here is a Spotify playlist made with some of the songs they love : Hamilton in France Playlist - Spring 2019 Enjoy 🎶
A student from Williams College with a major in Psychology and French, Aanya Kapur ’20 has joined the Hamilton in France program for Spring 2019. Here, she answers a few questions about her experience in Paris. It has been a month since you arrived in Paris. How is it going so far, generally? It’s going … Continue reading An interview with Aanya Kapur ’20
This time, the train in Paris took the Hamilton in France students to southern Provence... In the small city of La Ciotat, we got to visit the world’s oldest active movie theater. In Marseille, we went to the Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations. And we found a beautiful view of Marseille from the heights … Continue reading [Video] Study trip in southern Provence