ESU New Orleans Branch

Welcome to the New Orleans Branch of the ESU

We've had an event-filled and fun year!  This was the international celebration of Shakespeare's 400th memorial year, and several of The English Speaking Union of New Orleans' programs revolved around this anniversary.  In February, the Branch sponsored its annual, high school Shakespeare competition at Tulane and our regional winner went on to compete in New York in the Nationals.

The Branch hosted a program by Tulane University's English Department Head, Mike Kuczynski in May.  He spoke about successfully bringing a touring First Folio copy to Tulane.  In May, the Branch also hosted international author, Andrea Mays and she spoke about her current book, The Millionaire and the Bard.

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News And Events

Travel and Learn Abroad!

Study Abroad.  Return Home Inspired!

Teachers, educators, lifelong learners:  Study in the UK and have an unforgettable educational experience!

Our English in Action-TLab programs will transport you to the famed campuses of England and Scotland where you will attend real classes with top professors at the University of Oxford, the University of Edinburgh, Shakespeare's Globe Theater, and the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust.

 

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Annual Christmas Tea

DECEMBER 10, 2017
At the home of Pamela Georges Dongieux
1413 Philip Street
2-5pm

 
 

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Murder on The Orient Express - Viewing Party


NOVEMBER 26, 2017

The Theaters at Canal Place

ESU New Orleans Private Viewing Party
Black-Tie

Some of the lead "suspects" from last night's party, and if you weren't there, we missed YOU!  A fabulous evening was enjoyed by all.  To see more, click here.

 

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Annual Conference

OCTOBER 28-30, 2017
ESUUS  ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY
Brown Hotel

The English-Speaking Union welcomes all members for a weekend in Louisville, Kentucky October 28-30 for the 2017 Annual Conference. This year's conference will further develop and define English in Action as the banner under which the ESU employs English as a medium for peace and understanding in a shrinking, turbulent world. It will include presentations, speakers, social events, camaraderie and updates on our efforts nationwide to fulfill our programs supporting teachers, students and recent immigrants. The cost of the conference is $370 with an optional day of events for $100.

The venue for the conference will be the legendary Brown Hotel in downtown Louisville, Kentucky. A centerpiece of Louisville since its construction in 1923, The Brown will provide an elegant and historic foreground to the weekend's proceedings.  Register here. 

 

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Churchill on The Riviera


OCTOBER 12, 2017

Nancy Smith - Churchill on The Riviera: Winston Churchill, Wendy Reves and the Villa La Pausa Built by Coco Chanel

6330 St. Charles Avenue
6:30-8:30 p.m.

Round Table Club Members – No Charge
ESU Members $30 and Non-Members/Guests $40

Books available at program for $35 each, cash or check preferred. Author available to sign

 

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