Upcoming Events

Race, Resistance and Black Emigration in the Revolutionary Caribbean
Monday, April 5, 2016
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Greenleaf Conference Room in Jones Hall



Past Events



The Forgotten Women of Nat Turner's Rebellion

featuring Professor Vanessa Holden, Michigan State University
Monday, February 1, 2016
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Stone Auditorium



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Monday, April 13, 7 pm
Woldenberg Art Center Rm 205 


 Feb4 - Brian Ben

Wed., February 4, 7 pm

Freeman Auditorium

More information

After Katrina: The Futures of the Gulf South (Symposium)
Audio Archive of Symposium here

Bourbon Street flyer

November 18, 7 pm
Freeman Auditorium, Tulane


Yazoo Revisited -- Free Screening
Integration and Segregation
in a Mississippi Delta Town
Monday, 10/20, 6:30 pm
Freeman Auditorium, Tuane

The Guatanamo Public Memory
   Project -    Opening Lecture:
Thursday, Oct 16, 6pm, Jones 204
Exhibition open: now - October 30


  A major conference on
  NOLA  &  Authenticity 
  September 18-20, 2014 

Elijah Wald Lecture

Distinguished Frey Lecture 2013
Elijah Wald, Jelly Roll Morton and the Silences of History 

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Holiday Drum Summit
Shannon Powell, Johnny Vidacovich and an All-Star Band
Nov. 16, 2013

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The New Orleans Center for the Gulf South (NOCGS) sponsors conferences and symposia held in New Orleans or concerned with scholarship of the region.

Over the course of each academic year, there are three deadlines for funding. The third and final deadline for this academic year will be Friday, March 4, 2016. Funds are limited, and faculty are encouraged to submit proposals at the earliest possible funding deadline.

To apply, submit a proposal that includes the name, dates, and location of the conference or symposium, event description, complete budget, specific distribution of the NOCGS funds, and other sources of financial support. If funds are requested for keynote speaker fee(s), please provide name and c.v. of individual(s). Proposals may be submitted at any time until the deadline.

Proposals cannot be submitted to both the New Orleans Center for the Gulf South and the Center for Scholars.

Please send proposals to Rebecca Snedeker at

*Awardees are required to submit a web-ready summary of the project including pictures and a short personal bio.

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