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Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - 17:30

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.

Contesting the Public Space: Artistic, Cultural and Literary Dynamics in the Middle East and North Africa

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - 16:00

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.

Anthropocene River Campus

Sunday, November 10, 2019 - 00:00

New Orleans Center for the Gulf South at Tulane University (NOCGS), in partnership with Haus der Kulturen der Welt (HKW) and the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin (MPIWG), is hosting Anthropocene River Campus: The Human Delta, November 10-16, 2019. This immersive, week-long educational event explores the Mississippi River region as catchment for ecological, industrial and social realities—both historical and current, and as a zone of longstanding interaction between humans and the environment.

PAD Panel: LGBTQ Cases at the U.S. Supreme Court

Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 18:45

Professor Scot Nolan of the Political Science Department will be giving a presentation on LGBTQ cases heard at the Supreme Court of the United States. 

Bobby Yan Lectureship in Media and Social Change featuring Christine Vachon

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 18:00

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 Broom in conversation with Vann Newkirk

Tuesday, February 4, 2020 - 18:00

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.

Boys Don't Cry -- Film Screening

Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 18:00

Free screening of the Academy Award winning film Boys Don't Cry which stars Hilary Swank, Chloë Sevigny, and Peter Saarsgard.  It is the story of young female-to-male transgender Brandon Teena (Hilary Swank) who leaves his hometown under threat when his ex-girlfriend's brother discovers that he's biologically female. Resettling in the small town of Falls City, Nebraska, Brandon falls for Lana (Chloë Sevigny), an aspiring singer, and begins to plan for their future together.

The Green New Deal

Monday, November 4, 2019 - 18:00

Rhiana Gunn-Wright is the policy lead for the Green New Deal at New Consensus.
Jennifer Parker is a Staff Editor for the Op-Ed page at the New York Times.
The event is part of the Environmental Studies 2019-2020 speaker series.

My Name is Khan film screening and Q&A with screenwriter Shibani Bathija

Monday, October 21, 2019 - 17:00

Free screening of the Bollywood award-winning film My Name is Khan followed by a Q&A with the film's screenwriter Shibani Bathija.
My Name is Khan tells the story of an Indian Muslim man with Asperger's syndrome who takes a challenge to speak to the President of the United States seriously and embarks on a cross-country journey.
Shibani Bathji is an Egyptian screenwriter famous for her works in Bollywood films such as Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna, My Name Is Khan, and Fanaa. Bathija studied English at DePauw University and Communications at San Francisco State.

Mandel Palagye Middle East Peace Informational Session

Monday, January 27, 2020 - 00:00

 Please join us for our informational session to learn about the Mandel Palagye Middle East Peace Program. The five-week program begins on Tulane campus and then travels to Israel to studt the Arab Israeli conflict. The entire program is FREE for the 15 students selected.

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