11th Session of the UNESCO Forum for Gender Equality with Carole Fréchette, playwright and novelist

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Carole Fréchette, playwright and novelist

This cycle of events will feature artists from various disciplines whose work focuses on otherness: Renée Lavaille, visual artist, Celine El Masri, film director, Monique LaRue, novelist and essayist, and playwright Carole Fréchette. Marie-Andrée Lamontagne, novelist and biographer, will complete the cycle by describing the tension between here and elsewhere in the novels of Anne Hébert, author of Kamouraska.

Each meeting will include a presentation by the guest artist on her work, followed by an exchange and a discussion with the public.

"Looking within, Thinking global"

Carole Fréchette is Quebecoise and lives in Montreal. First trained as an actress at the National Theatre School of Canada, she devoted herself to writing these last twenty years.

Translated into 18 languages, her plays are performed around the world. She is also the author of two novels for teenagers translated in several languages. Her works have been praised by numerous awards in Canada and abroad.


Type of Event Category 8-Symposium
Start 13.04.2010 16:00 local time
End 13.04.2010 18:00 local time
Date to be fixed 0
Focal point Corat, Sanye Gulser
Organizer Division pour l’égalité des genres, UNESCO en collaboration avec la Chaire d’études du Québec contemporain
Contact MP Blanco, mp.blanco@unesco.org
Country France
City Paris
Street 7 place de Fontenoy
Room Room IX
Permanent Delegation Contact
Major Programme
Language of Event English, French
Estimated number of participants 30
Official Website UNESCO Forum for Gender Equality
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