About the Author

Canadian author, journalist, and lecturer. He is the author of Sixty Million Frenchmen Can’t Be Wrong and The Story of French, which he co-wrote with his wife, Julie Barlow. He is a regular contributor to the national French-language magazine L'actualité and a columnist for MSN.ca. He writes both in English and French and his articles have appeared in USA Today, The New York Times, The Christian Science Monitor, The Toronto Star as well as GEO and L'Express.

The OIF’s Place in Politics

Past fellow Jean Benoit Nadeau discusses the role the Organisation internationale de la Francophonie plans to play in politics, security, and foreign affairs in his Le Devoir article. http://www.ledevoir.com/international/actualites-internationales/481913/francophonie-l-oif-a-sa-place-en-politique  

France Is Fighting Its Own Taboos

Huffington Post – ICWA Trustee Julie Barlow and past Fellow Jean-Benoît Nadeau have co-authored an article about the political challenges that France now faces in the wake of the recent terrorist attacks.  Barlow and Nadeau have written extensively about French language and conversation and they posit that the issues that the attacks have

Jean-Benoit Nadeau Newsletters

Fellowship Years: 1998-2000 Fellowship Topic: France and Globalization Fellowship Area: France Something Has Changed Suspicious Move An Infidel at the Mosque The World is their Terroir Dirty Business La Francophonie: Is it Franco-Phoney? Why the French Resist Globalization: Setting the Terms Of Bones, Caves and History The Many Faces of France War