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In celebration of the 155th Anniversary of Juneteenth, Spirit McIntyre will moderate a panel discussion with Mariah Moore, Milan Nicole Sherry, and Syrita Steib about everything from ‘Is the Movement For Black Lives representing you?’ to ‘What will be your legacy?’ Hosted by the Newcomb Art Museum, the conversation will explore the context of social justice in New Orleans, artistic expression in protest movements, and the intersectionality of the Movement for Black Lives.

America’s Jewish Women: A History from Colonial Times to Today

What does it mean to be a Jewish woman in America? Dr. Pamela S. Nadell will explore her groundbreaking history of how Jewish women maintained their identity and influenced social activism as they wrote themselves into American history. Dr. Nadell’s book won the National Jewish Book Award–Everett Family Foundation Jewish Book of the Year.

Sadly, the Josephine Gessner Ferguson lecture has been canceled. We will resume the annual lecture in 2021. Thank you to the Fergusons for their continued support of literary studies and public humanities!


On Friday, March 13th from 12:00 to 1:00 pm in room 1204, the Aging is Public Health 2019-2020 Seminar Series proudly presents "Older Adults in Louisiana: Observations and Conversations after a Disaster" featuring Dr. Katie E. Cherry, Professor of Psychology and a founding member of the LSU Life Course and Aging Center.

On Friday, March 27th from 12:00 to 1:00 pm in room 1201, the Aging is Public Health 2019-2020 Seminar Series proudly presents "Ageism: Discrimination Against Your Future Self" featuring Hannah Kaufman, MPH, a PhD Candidate in the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine.

Milan Svolik from Yale University will present a talk entitled “Democracy in America? Partisanship, Polarization, and the Robustness of Support for Democracy in the United States”

The Tulane University Center for Archaeology presents an archaeology brownbag lunch talk.


"Empowering Ruins: An Archaeology of Two Activist Spaces in Detroit, Gordon Park and the Grande Ballroom"

Krysta Ryzewski, Associate Professor, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan

Friday, 2/28/2020, 12:00PM, Dinwiddie Hall Room 305


The Department of Jewish Studies will be hosting a lecture given by Dr. Pawel Maciejko.  Dr. Maciejko is an Associate Professor and Leonard and Helen R. Stulman Chair in Classical Jewish Religion, Thought, and Culture at Johns Hopkins University.  

The Stone Center for Latin American Studies, the Tulane Department of History, and the Middle American Research Institute invite you to the 2020 Dr. H. Barry and Lucy V. Holt Lecture in Ethnohistory: “City of Blood, City of Flowers: Why the Aztecs Enchant Us” presented by Dr. Davíd Carrasco.

Recent cultural production by Chinese immigrants to France such as Dai Sijie, Shan Sa and Gao Xingjian play out a complicated relationship to the political and aesthetic ideals that long characterized their home country in the French imaginary. Indeed, 19th century French race theory and world politics relegated China to the status of a rival power that needed to be subdued. Even over the next century, fear of Chinese invasion permeated the work of the most famous of France’s Sinophile writers like Victor Segalen and Marguerite Duras.