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What is the sound of freedom?

Apr 02, 2018
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On Saturday, April 7, powerhouse performances from a lineup of accomplished composer-performers will act as personal responses to the question:...

‘Men Explain Things to Me’ author explains her thoughts on writing

Mar 12, 2018
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As the author of 20 books, activist and historian Rebecca Solnit has explored a myriad of topics in her works, which range from a history of...

Life of a Klansman

Location: other


 The New Orleans Center for the Gulf South and A Studio in the Woods invite you to "Life of a Klansman" with Gulf South Writer in the Woods Edward Ball.



For more information contact Regina Cairns by phone at 504-314-2854

 


 

Inheriting Whiteness: A Workshop About Ancestors and History

Location: other


The New Orleans Center for the Gulf South, A Studio in the Woods, and the New Orleans Public Library will host the workshop Inheriting Whiteness: A Workshop About Slavery, Race Mixing, and White Ancestors in Family History.


Please RSVP via the web at https://goo.gl/forms/pmoWnoga8eIdHbC53 or
For more information contact Regina Cairns by phone at 504-314-2854

 


 

Slave ownership makes for complicated familial histories

Feb 23, 2018
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On March 6, author Edward Ball will lead a talk titled “Life of a Klansman,” exploring the life of Ball’s great-grandfather, who violently opposed racial democracy in Louisiana between...

Local artists, scholars and cultural leaders examine art’s role in shaping society

Jan 24, 2018
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On Jan. 22, The American Academy of Arts and Sciences, in partnership with Joel Dinerstein of the Department of English and Rebecca...

Tulane to host two artist talks with Prospect New Orleans

Jan 19, 2018
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Colored Conventions Project, Regional Workshop

Location: uptown campus
Building:Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, Room 308


 This hands-on workshop will introduce participants to the Colored Conventions Project, an NEH-funded digital humanities collaboration that focuses on recovering and interpreting the history of early African American political organizing (ColoredConvenions.org).


Please RSVP via the web at https://tulane.libcal.com/event/3796115 or
For more information contact Kate Adams by phone at 504-865-5160

 


 

The Long History of Civil Rights Organizing

Location: uptown campus
Building:Rogers Memorial Chapel


 This talk addresses the collective, continuous and powerful claims for justice by nineteenth-century Black Americans who, from 1830 through the Civil War and then for the next thirty-five years organized state and national "Colored Conventions." In hundreds of Black led gatherings, they advocated for educational rights, labor equity and voting and civil rights--issues that continue to resonate in our own era.



For more information contact Kate Adams by phone at 504.865.5160

 


 

An Evening with Prospect.4 Artist Monique Verdin

Location: uptown campus
Building:Woldenberg Art Center


Monique Verdin is a daughter of southeast Louisiana's Houma Nation. The complex interconnectedness of environment, economics, culture, climate and change have inspired her to intimately document Houma relatives and their lifeways at the ends of the bayous, as they endure the realities of restoration and adaptation in the heart of America's Mississippi River Delta.



For more information contact Regina Cairns by phone at 504-314-2854

 


 

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