Literature and Ideas


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Our upcoming activities

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Our regular activities


Let's take some news from each other and from the world and talk! All our students are invited to discuss current and international news in French


Hosted in collaboration with the Centre de la Francophonie at UBC, this book club is free and open to all - French speakers or French language learners.


Different European cultural institutes in Vancouver will be featuring books from their own country and invite you to read along with them.


Speak-Datings are friendly meetings in French with Francophones and Francophiles of all levels inspired by the Speed-Dating concept. 

Our suggestions online

You miss going to school or university? Never too late to learn, even from home! With FUN MOOC, discover the freedom to study...for free!

Gallica is the online Library of the "Bibliothèque nationale de France" and its partners. Among others, you can find 150 documents in full access.

The "éditions Lapin" offers comics in Free access. If you like dark humor and absurd, you'll be delighted!.

Canal-U is the official website of the French Research, you can find hundreds of videos about several fields of Science and knowledge.

RFI Savoirs helps listeners keep up with French, to improve knowledge of a language they regularly need in their work, or simply for people who love French and the values it conveys.

On, Access many articles about Human Sciences publications as well as artistic reflections on great contemporary debates.