Le Conseil Franšais presents its annual Taste of France:
“Un tour de France”
Saturday, March 9th from 6-7:30 Pm in the PSUB Ballroom.
Couscous with vegetables
French Bread and Cheese
Apple Tarte Tatin
Tickets are available in the PSUB and REND from 11am-1pm all week. The prices are:
$7 for Students
$8 for Staff
$9 for the public
+$1 at the door
There will be live entertainment, including a pianist, vocalist and rock band, which will all perform
French music and songs for us. There will also be several wonderful raffle items; so be sure to bring a
few extra dollars to buy raffle tickets for the prizes you want!!
We hope to see everyone there!!
Le Conseil Franšais
Hard Boiled: Global Detectives and Spies, March 17-21, 2013
A week of public events--films, lectures, and a panel discussion. Held at Idaho State
University and the Portneuf Brewery. Organized by the Department of Languages and
Literatures and the Department of English and Philosophy. Sponsored by the Idaho
Humanities Council, the Cultural Events Committee of ISU, the ISU Committee on the Study
of Violence in Society, and the ISU Cinema Circle. Free admission with the exception of
Schedule of Events:
Sunday, March 17th, PSUB movie theater,
Arbitrage ($2, or $1 w/Bengal ID): 3, 5, and 7:00 P.M.
2012 American film, directed by Nicholas Jarecki, starring Richard Gere
Monday, March 18th, Rm. 118 Rendezvous,
The Spy Who Came In From the Cold: 7:00 P.M.
1963 British film, directed by Martin Ritt, starring Richard Burton, based on the LeCarre novel
Tuesday, March 19th, Suites A,B,C Rendezvous,
“Reading Crime and Restoring Order:
The International Importance of Crime Fiction”: 7:00 P.M.
Talk by Dr. John Scaggs, Professor of English, Southwestern College, Winfield, Kansas
Wednesday, March 20th, Rm. 118 Rendezvous,
Headhunters: 7:00 p.m.
Introduction and post-viewing discussion by Dr. Thomas Sobchack, Prof. Emeritus, Media,
University of Utah
2011 Norwegian film, directed by Morton Tyldum and based on the novel by popular
Norwegian writer Jo Nesb°
Thursday, March 21st, Portneuf Brewery,
Humanities CafÚ, “Ambiguities of Crime and Violence in the Detective/Spy Genre”: 6:00 P.M.
Discussion Panel - Drs. Dan Hunt, Alan Johnson, and Thomas Sobchack