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J.P. Messina, Assistant Professor at UNO, will be leading a discussion on the ethics and politics of private censorship.

Tulane University's Women's Association cordially invites you to the 2019 – 2020 Jane & Herbert Longenecker Lecture!

Featuring Tulane Professor Mead Allison - Chair of Department of River-Coast Science and Engineering Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Science

Lecture Title: “River-Coastal Threats to New Orleans and Louisiana: What is Tulane Doing to Help?”

Translational Science Grand Rounds & Tulane University Obesity Research Center Special Seminar

 

New Human Biology of HDL – Connecting Epidemiology and Metabolism

 

Driss Ksikes has been called “one of the most innovative writers in Morocco today” and was named “one of the six best African playwrights” by the National Studio Theatre in London. The author of numerous plays and novels, most recently Au Détroit d’Averroes (2019), his coauthored book Le métier d’intellectuel was awarded the 2015 Prix Grand Atlas. Ksikes has also maintained an active journalism career, most notably as editor-in-chief of the groundbreaking Moroccan magazine TelQuel and its Arabic sister publication Nichane from 2002 to 2006.

Driss Ksikes has been called “one of the most innovative writers in Morocco today” and was named “one of the six best African playwrights” by the National Studio Theatre in London. The author of numerous plays and novels, most recently Au Détroit d’Averroes (2019), his coauthored book Le métier d’intellectuel was awarded the 2015 Prix Grand Atlas. Ksikes has also maintained an active journalism career, most notably as editor-in-chief of the groundbreaking Moroccan magazine TelQuel and its Arabic sister publication Nichane from 2002 to 2006.

We know a cellphone can be used for more than selfies and a source for frequent updates. We can communicate with loved ones around the world in seconds without speaking a word. The internet and various mobile devices have made the world a lot smaller and information more accessible. Collaborative editing and social media are just two examples of how humans are willing to interact with this technology (sharing knowledge).

With a collection of more than 100,000 unique artifacts from the Soviet Bloc countries during the Cold War the Wende Museum is one of the leading museums of its kind worldwide. The museum not only collects and preserves materials that offer insight into political realities, cultural trends, and everyday life, but also aims to present them in a thought-provoking way, making connections between past and present and asking pertinent questions about how history is written and experienced.

The inaugural Bobby Yan Lectureship in Media and Social Change will feature Christine Vachon, producer of the film Boys Don't Cry, which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year.   

Sarah M. Broom is a writer whose work has appeared in the New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, The Oxford American, and O, The Oprah Magazine among others. A native New Orleanian, she received her Masters in Journalism from the University of California, Berkeley in 2004. She was awarded a Whiting Foundation Creative Nonfiction Grant in 2016 and was a finalist for the New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship in Creative Nonfiction in 2011. She has also been awarded fellowships at Djerassi Resident Artists Program and The MacDowell Colony. She lives in New York State.

Jake Monaghan, Assistant Professor at UNO, will lead a discussion on ethics and the opioid crisis.

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