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 “Under the Bus: How Working Women Are Being Run Over”

Celebrate the carnival season and learn how to get involved with Newcomb College Institute! Come learn about our internships and 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.

Come over to the NCI House (7025 Freret St.) anytime between 12:00- 2:00 PM to have lunch and meet fellow students and NCI staff.  You are also welcome to study at the NCI House. Food will be supplied until it runs out.

Every year, The Posse Foundation and Posse Scholars facilitate an annual weekend-long PossePlus Retreat attended by members of the larger student body, faculty and administration, with the goal of discussing an important campus issue identified by Posse Scholars. These annual retreats are made possible by Posse’s incredible partner colleges and universities such as Tulane University.

Please join us to share information regarding topics of academic access. Equity Thursdays will meet in Cudd Hall Room 203.  Sessions will focus on cutting edge research, distinctive academic opportunities and offer a forum for reflection on the intersection of identity and the academic experience. The Center for Academic Equity will serve lunch from 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM.

ALICIA GARZA & ELIZABETH ALEXANDER

Shaping Activists Movements through Cultural Narratives

McAlister Auditorium | 

The Amistad Research Center in partnership with Tulane University's Office of Multicultural Affairs, the Office for Gender and Sexual Diversity, and Newcomb College Institute will host Alicia Garza and Elizabeth Alexander in a conversation about the importance of developing and centering cultural narratives in sociopolitical activism.

This is an exclusive buffet-style dinner made just for you! Come to this special meal prepared for you and your fellow Spring Scholar first-year residents and learn more about New Orleans cuisine!  We will have h'orderves (prior to dinner), grilled fish, red beans and rice (with meat on the side), fresh salad and vegetables, bread pudding, beignets and so much more! This event is also here so that you can find connections with your cohort!

Welcome back to campus, I hope everyone's break was good! It's now second semester, and that means the kick off of carnival season! Mardi Gras will be here before you know it, so make sure to come out and grab a Mardi Gras themed fanny pack and some king cake!

Jorie Graham has published more than a dozen books of poetry, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning The Dream of the Unified Field: Selected Poems 1974-1994 (1996) and Fast (2017). She has won a John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Fellowship (1990), the Wallace Stevens Award (2017), and many other prizes and awards.

Come to an NCI Information Session to learn more about the NCI summer internship grant, research grants, PLEN and Feminist Camp grants, and the NCI Women to Women Mentoring Program. The sessions are at the NCI House (7025 Freret).

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