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 Time Memories Part I: The Persecution of Jews

War Time Memories Part II: Collaboration and Resistance

Internet, Minitel and the Advent of the Hot Air Balloon

Hiking, Part I: In the Land of the French

Hiking, Part II: Heart of Whiteness

Gwadloup, Depatman Fwansé Amewik

Dogs, Towns and Local Government

A Certain Idea of France

What the French do When they Have Nothing to do

How Grande is your École

How to Read the French Press

France: Then and Now

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 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.