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Talk on US Elections at the American Library in Paris tonight Nov. 22

November 22nd, 2011 No comments

The University of Notre Dame Alumni Club of France and the American Library in Paris have organized an event tonight at the American Library, entitled “The US Presidential Campaign Ahead” with a talk given by Dr. Steven Ekovich from the American University of Paris. The event starts at 7:30pm. Information below. Promises to be interesting!

Notre Dame Club of France @ The Library: The US Presidential Campaign Ahead
Tue 22 November 2011 19h30
@The American Library in Paris ( 10, rue du Général Camou, 75007 Paris)


The US Presidential Campaign Ahead: A second term or a new president?

Political scientist Dr. Steven Ekovich of the American University of Paris assesses President Obama’s prospects for re-election, the evolution of the American electorate since 2008, the role of the Tea Party and the Democratic left in shaping the 2012 debate, and the horse race for the Republican presidential nomination.

About Dr. Steven Ekovich

Dr. Steven Ekovich is currently an associate professor in the American University of Paris’ International and Comparative Politics Department. Previously, he was associate professor at the École Polytechnique (1984-2000). Ekovich also lectured and consulted abroad during this time, visiting almost 30 countries in Europe and Africa.

Ekovich graduated from the University of California, Irvine with a B.A. in Philosophy and History (1975), an M.A. in History (1979) and a Ph.D. in History (1984). He has also done graduate work at the University of Chicago and the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales in Paris.

The American Library in Paris is a focal point for exceptional programs and performances designed to inspire, inform and enrich the community. These programs which are free and open to the public are presented @The Library in conjunction with organizations such as the Notre Dame Club of France.

Free concert Notre Dame Glee Club June 5th at Paris La Madeleine

The University of Notre Dame (South Bend, Indiana) is my alma mater and I manage the alumni club of France. We are hosting a wonderful concert this Sunday June 5th at 4pm at Eglise La Madeleine (Place de la Madeleine, 75008 Paris). The Notre Dame Glee Club is famous around the world and is on its annual European tour. The concert promises to be great. If you’re interested, drop me a line at

Dimanche 5 juin, à 16h, « Dimanches musicaux de la Madeleine » : chœur et orgue : avec le chœur d’hommes de l’université de Notre-Dame (Etats-Unis) – Direction Daniel Stowe : Jacobus Gallus, Giovanni Gabrielli, Felix Mendelssohn, Cristobal de Morales et des spirituals. Entrée libre – libre participation aux frais

American Clubs of France Newsletter #20

January 24th, 2011 No comments

This latest edition of expat networking events throughout France in some cases goes until June, but mostly covers February and March. You can see the PDF here. As always, you can subscribe to the newsletter at their website.

I’d like to personally highlight an event organized for this Wednesday Jan. 26th at 7:30pm at the American Library of Paris. It is organized by the Notre Dame Alumni Club of France (including myself), a talk with award-winning author and journalist William Pfaff (Notre Dame ’49). Alumni from Notre Dame and other schools are invited. You can learn more here. Cheers!

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