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(De)Colonizing the coast

Nov 05, 2018

I had been troubled as the 300th anniversary of the founding of New Orleans approached this year by the glut of promotional Tricentennial messages and aesthetics that read as unwittingly pro-...

Of missing persons, unidentified remains and cold cases

Oct 31, 2018


As a volunteer with Operation Identification, a forensic anthropology program that helps identify individuals who have died crossing the Mexican–U.S. border, Melina Calmon Silva assisted with such...

Yoruba science textbook will be put to the test

Oct 31, 2018

This month a Mellon Fellow from Tulane University, Taofeeq Adebayo, will travel to Nigeria to begin teaching middle-school students from a science textbook he translated with four...