Erasmus: time to pack your bags

Are you planning on, or still hesitating about going on an Erasmus + exchange? Let us tell you why you should take the plunge! By Sabrina Ammad, Anaïs Gonzalez, Antonin Lennes and Sarah Tondeur Just as MC2L students wrote about their Erasmus + and MICEFA experiences last year, four second year masters’ students will tell you their personal stories about the semester they spent abroad … Continue reading Erasmus: time to pack your bags

Press reading: from face to face connection to participatory culture

What are your morning rituals? You may prefer reading your newspaper while eating breakfast or on your way to work, or you may think that checking your phone is a more convenient way to be aware of what is happening around the world. In both cases, these actions belong to the press circulation process, and have been creating connections between human beings for centuries. Here is the … Continue reading Press reading: from face to face connection to participatory culture

Lonely Are the Brave: when Kirk Douglas wants to break free

Lonely Are the Brave is the story of a powerful and captivating struggle, embodied by Kirk Douglas, between freedom and the greatness of nature on the one hand, and modernity and law enforcement on the other hand.   In the 1960s, John W. Burns, or Jack (Kirk Douglas), is a solitary cowboy travelling on the back of his stubborn but faithful mare Whiskey. After hearing … Continue reading Lonely Are the Brave: when Kirk Douglas wants to break free

The Daguerreotype: the great (but short-lived) success of the mirror picture

We have much pleasure in announcing an important discovery made by M. Daguerre, the celebrated painter of the Diorama. This discovery seems like a prodigy. It disconcerts all the theories of science in light and optics and, if borne out, promises to make a revolution in the arts of design. These words were published in La Gazette de France and in the British journal The … Continue reading The Daguerreotype: the great (but short-lived) success of the mirror picture