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Women and Movement #11: African American Women Affecting the Arts in New Orleans

Uptown Campus
Lupin Theater

Women and Movement #11: African American Women Affecting the Arts in New Orleans

Friday, February 3


Location: Lupin Theater, 16 Newcomb Blvd, Dixon Annex, Tulane's Uptown Campus


The Women and Movement series is designed to collectively engage women scholars and artists from across the gulf south region to take part in discourse about place, performance and the social-political issues that transform their bodies, art, language, and greater community.


Panelists include: Greer Goff Mendy (Director, Tekrema Center for Art and Culture), Ausettua Amor Amenkum (Big Queen, Washitaw Nation Big Indian Tribe, Artistic Director and Founding Member of Kumbuka African Drum and Dance Collective), Mariama Curry (Founder/Artistic Director of Culu and N’Kafu Traditional African Dance Companies), Kai Knight (Artistic Director of Silhouette Dance Ensemble and Breathe!, Choreographer and performer and instructor, Kumbula African Drum and Dance Collective, Bamboula 2000), and Jarrell Hamilton (Jarrell Hamilton, Inc.). Moderated by Lauren E. Turner (Artistic Director of No Dream Deferred NOLA).


Sponsored and curated by New Orleans Center for the Gulf South and the Skau Music and Art Fund Grant from Newcomb Institute. Organized by theater professor Dr. John "Ray" Proctor, assistant vice president of Student Affairs Carolyn Barber-Pierre, and  assistant director of New Orleans Center for the Gulf South Dr. Denise Frazier. 

For more information, please contact Regina Cairns at 504-314-2854 or rcairns@tulane.edu.

Department of Theatre and DanceNew Orleans Center for the Gulf South at Tulane UniversitySchool of Liberal ArtsDepartment of Theatre and Dance

For more information on this event, please visit https://tulane.campuslabs.com/engage/event/8845091