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Tulane School of Liberal Arts Magazine: The New Orleans Issue, Spring 2020

Tulane School of Liberal Arts Magazine
The New Orleans Issue Spring 2020

Tulane School of Liberal Arts Magazine

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Tulane School of Liberal Arts Magazine Spring 2020 VOL 2 NO. 1

Editorial Director
Brian T. Edwards

Managing Director
Nicole Westerfield

Writer/Editor
Emily Wilkerson

Art & Web Directors
  • P. Court Batson
  • Arielle Pentes

Cover Designer
Melinda Whatley Viles

Contributors
  • Richard Campanella
  • Emily Clark
  • Geoff Dancy
  • Yuri Herrera-Gutiérrez
  • Kenneth Hoffman
  • Walter Isaacson
  • T.R. Johnson
  • Sarah Jones
  • Bernice L. McFadden
  • Annie McNeill Gibson
  • Marilyn Miller
  • Douglas N. Harris
  • Nick Spitzer
  • Allison Truitt
  • Angela Tucker
  • Melissa A. Weber
Special Thanks
  • Paula Burch-Celentano
  • Jennifer Waxman

The Tulane School of Liberal Arts Magazine is published twice a year by the School of Liberal Arts Dean’s Office, 102 Newcomb Hall, New Orleans, Louisiana, 70118. Please send all magazine correspondence to the address above or libarts@tulane.edu. Material may only be reprinted with permission.

To support Tulane’s School of Liberal Arts, contact Kassie Cosgrove, Director of Development, at kcosgrove@tulane.edu.

Message from the Dean

When we established the School of Liberal Arts Magazine one year ago, we decided that each issue would be organized around a theme. Topics would be bold, taking up subjects that matter. They would have resonance across multiple disciplines and allow us to showcase the frequently unexpected ways in which our faculty and students were thinking about big questions. Read More

Angela Tucker on Regionalism in Film
Let New Orleans Play Itself

A move from New York to New Orleans reveals a growing interest in regionalism for filmmakers.

Facing Dynamic Realities
Facing Dynamic Realities

Exploring the ways in which we responsibly engage with the city’s history and culture.

Preserving Music and Memory
Preserving Music and Memory

Two new grants support archiving projects at the Hogan Jazz Archive to catalog important moments in history.

 Paula Burch-Celentano
A Temple in Little Woods

Vietnamese families, businesses, and temples shape New Orleans East neighborhood.

What Happened to Walt Whitman in New Orleans?
What Happened to Walt Whitman in New Orleans?

In 1848, Walt Whitman visited New Orleans for a 3 month stay that influenced his writing for years to come.

 Paula Burch-Celentano
Strangers in a Strange Land No More

The Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience will offer lasting lessons in tolerance and community.

Operation Restoration
Operation Restoration

Tulane graduate student co-founded New Orleans-based organization fostering critical needs for women and children affected by incarceration.

 D. Lammie Hanson, Silverpoint drawing on Black Surface.
Writing New Orleans into the American Revolution

A commander of the New Orleans free black militia epitomizes what it means to be American.

Analyzing the Humanitarian Crisis of Gun Violence in America
Analyzing the Humanitarian Crisis of Gun Violence in America

Tulane professors and students collect evidence on state and local firearms legislation across the U.S.

A Center for Brazilian Scholarship
A Center for Brazilian Scholarship

​Drawing connections between New Orleans and Latin America.

 Student Revolutionaries, By Sarah Jones
OPINION: Student Revolutionaries

Exploring what modern revolutions look like, from Cape Town to New Orleans.

What Do You Wish People Knew About New Orleans?
What Do You Wish People Knew About New Orleans?

​Professors across the school share what makes New Orleans a truly unique place.

Welcome Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty

Tulane School of Liberal Arts is proud to welcome extraordinary faculty to our community for the 2019-2020 academic year.