Literature and Ideas


Read, think and debate with us

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for upcoming events
See calendar for upcoming events

Our regular activities

Café Actus

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.

Club de Lecture

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

EU Book Club

Different European cultural institutes in Vancouver present books from their countries and invite you to discuss them in English.

Speak Dating

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

Literary Breakfast

What have you read recently? What books would you recommend to other readers? Come and share your favorite readings with a coffee and a croissant!

Meet with Authors

Alliance Française Vancouver is proud to partners with institutions such as Vancouver Writers Festival or OFFA at SFU to organise meetings with francophone authors.

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

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.