The Gala Benefit of La Maison Française of NYU honored Professor Tom Bishop and featured jazz pianist Bill Charlap.
All photos courtesy of Beowulf Sheehan.
Former Maison Française director Constance Jewett Ellis and Vice Provost Uli Baer
Professor Edward Sullivan; Joy Connolly, Dean of Humanities; Thomas J. Carew, Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Science
Yann Coatanlem, Patricia Forelle, Tom Bishop
Bénédicte de Montlaur, Cultural Counselor of the French Embassy
Yves-André Istel, Chair of the Board of Advisors, Center for French Civilization and Culture
Sarah Kay, Chair, Department of French
Professor Evelyn Vitz
Performance of scene from Beckett's "Waiting for Godot"
Professor Judith G. Miller
Deputy Provost Katherine Fleming, Tom Bishop, Provost David McLaughlin
Francine Goldenhar, Director, La Maison Française
Professor Tom Bishop
Jazz pianist Bill Charlap
NEW YORK UNIVERSITY
In grateful recognition of six decades of outstanding
contributions to New York University for the development
of French studies and the promotion of
there is presented this
Certificate of Appreciation
Florence Gould Professor of French Literature
Director, Center for French Civilization and Culture
In gratitude for his vision and dynamic leadership in
establishing NYU as a premier institution in
French academic and cultural activity.
In witness whereof we affixed hereto our
signatures in the city of New York
May 25, 2016
David W. McLaughlin
Katherine E. Fleming
Deputy Provost and Vice Chancellor (Europe)