Journalism Competition for Your Classes
To celebrate the Semaine de la Presse à l’école, we’d like to turn your pupils into reporters. We’re inviting them to write their own articles to send us and we’ll publish our favourites on Speakeasy-News.
Mary Cassatt: An American Impressionist
Mary Cassatt was doubly unusual within the school of Impressionism: as a woman and an American. An exhibition in Paris puts the spotlight on this lesser-known member of Degas’ school, and free class visits are available in English.
Peter Brook Production in Paris, Thonon and Clermont-Ferrand
Veteran British playwright and director Peter Brook’s new production is The Prisoner. It has opened in Paris before moving on to Thonon les Bains and Clermont-Ferrand.
Frederick Douglass: Civil Rights Pioneer
2018 marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of one of the most important figures in the fight for the abolition of slavery in the U.S.A: Frederick Douglass. Yet he is often unknown outside of America.

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