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Ezekiel J. Emanuel is the Vice Provost for Global Initiatives, the Diane v.S. Levy and Robert M. Levy University Professor, and Chair of the Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy at the University of Pennsylvania. He is also a Special Advisor to the Director General of the World Health Organization and one of the leading practitioners shaping the future of health care, with a long record of experience at the top levels of policy. From January 2009 to January 2011, Dr.

In recent years, countries have achieved important progress on health, but most are still far behind where they need to be. Half of all people go without access to basic health services, and efforts to improve health often focus narrowly on providing care, overlooking larger social factors. The Rockefeller Foundation believes this global health divide is exacerbated by a divide in data-informed decision making. The most vulnerable, resource-poor communities are simply not benefitting from advances in data science for health.

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

 

"From Phoenician Emporion to Hellenistic Polis: New Research on Persian and Hellenistic Ashkelon (Israel)"

 

Ryan Boehm, Associate Professor, Department of Classical Studies, Tulane University

 

Friday, 11/1/2019, 12:00PM, Dinwiddie Hall Room 305

 

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

 

"The Latest Finds from Joara, Cuenca, and Fort San Juan"

Chris Rodning, Professor, Department of Anthropology, Tulane University

Friday, 10/4/2019, 12:00PM, Dinwiddie Hall Room 305

 

The Tulane University Center for Archaeology hosts periodic brownbag lunch talks about diverse topics in archaeology, of interest to scholars, students, and staff members in several schools, departments, and institutes at Tulane.

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

 

"Living With the Dead in Roman Italy"

Allison Emmerson, Assistant Professor, Department of Classical Studies, Tulane University

Friday, 11/22/2019, 12:00PM, Dinwiddie Hall Room 305

 

The Tulane University Center for Archaeology hosts periodic brownbag lunch talks about diverse topics in archaeology, of interest to scholars, students, and staff members in several schools, departments, and institutes at Tulane.

 

The Kylene and Brad Beers Reading Project Keynote Lecture is an opportunity to engage with the themes of this year's selection, Vengeance.

One 2019 keynote speaker is Sarah Koenig, the host and co-creator of the award-winning podcast Serial. Launched in 2014, Serial is credited with bringing mainstream attention to the podcast format and has been downloaded more than 420 million times, making it the most listened-to podcast in the history of the form.

How have digital humanities databases changed the nature of scholarship? How have racism and sexism distorted those databases and the scholarship based on them? Professor Block will address these and other questions related to digital humanities research in her lecture.

A Davis Washington Mitchell Lecture

From Protoarchaic Ritual Center to Archaic Greek City: Excavations at Azoria in Eastern Crete

Donald Haggis University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Friday, October 18, 2019 5:00PM Jones 204

Reception to follow in Jones 210 Tulane University The Department of Classical Studies

The New Orleans Center for the Gulf South welcomes urbanist, historian, journalist and author Daniel Brook to present the 8th Annual Sylvia R. Frey Lecture. His works have appeared in Harper's, The Nation, The New York Times Magazine and Slate. Brook will discuss his latest work, The Accident of Color: A Story of Race in Reconstruction, which discusses how our nation was birthed from a singularly narrow racial system that was forged in opposition of civil rights.

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