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This year the theme of the symposium is VOICES: Visibility, Orientation, Identity, Creativity, Environment, & Spaces. We hope to engage with themes around the psychological, social, and environmental factors around resistance to oppression and the implications for professional practice and social change from which academics and practitioners can contribute and learn. The CCC Symposium will be held on Feb 15th , 2019. This year we are proud to announce that our keynote speaker will be Dr.

Dr. Jeff Packman will deliver the keynote address for the annual Latin Americanist Graduate Organization's graduate conference. Dr. Packman, Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto, will discuss his research on the production, consumption, and circulation of commodified music and movement in African and Afro-diasporic locations. 

Join Taylor and the Office Multicultural Affairs for a keynote event featuring Michael Sorrell, President, Paul Quinn College.
Dr. Michael J. Sorrell is the longest-serving President in the 146-year history of Paul Quinn College. Under his leadership Paul Quinn has become nationally renowned for its innovative approach of fusing higher education to address the most persistent and pressing problems of society. During his lecture, he will touch on the legacy of Martin Luther King and themes of changemaking for social justice.

Title: “Women’s Work, Gender Roles, and Intimate Partner Violence in Nigeria”

Celebrate the carnival season and discover how to get involved with Newcomb College Institute! Come learn about our internships and more than 20 student organizations. You’ll have a chance to meet student leaders, join student groups, and sample over a dozen different flavors of king cake.

Join the Tulane Art Club for a COMPLETELY FREE shirt screenprinting workshop! We provide supplies and you bring your creativity - and clothes that you're willing to get a little messy!

Come remember the trans+ folk who've been taken from us with a candlelit vigil run by the Gender Exploration Society. McAlister tabling from 10-4:30 to create the decorated paper bags with the victims names, vigil starts on the McAlister Stage at 4:30

Come out to run or walk this costumed, two mile “fun run” around Tulane’s uptown campus! Event is sponsored by USG Student Safety Committee and TUPD, seeking to involve the student body and greater community in a holiday themed event while raising money for the New Orleans Police and Justice Foundation. The run starts and ends on Brown Quad. Be sure to wear your holiday themed costume. Prizes will be distributed based on costume and race time.

Members of all sororities are invited to join an informal "book club" cosponsored by the Tulane Panhellenic Council and NCI. We read SHORT essays and stories by women writers. This time, we will discuss Roxane Gay's "Bad Feminist, Take One and Take Two." Email Sami Lapayowker at Panhel (, or Molly Pulda at NCI ( to get a copy of the reading.


N(ora). K. Jemisin is a Newcomb College alumna (NC 1994). She writes speculative fiction: novels, multi-book series, and short stories. In 2016, she became the first African American writer to win the Best Novel Hugo Award, for The Fifth Season. In 2018, she was the first author to win three Hugos in a row, for her Broken Earth trilogy. She has also won a Nebula Award, two Locus Awards, and a number of other honors.


Jemisin will read from her work, and Lauren Wethers of Newcomb College Institute will interview her.