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Musical Theatre Workshop - Spring Awakening

Saturday, March 30, 2019 - 2:30pm

Uptown Campus
Lab Theatre, McWilliams Hall

The Newcomb Department of Music Musical Theatre Workshop presents
Spring Awakening
music by Duncan Sheik book and lyrics by Steven Sater
The winner of eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical, told by Duncan Sheik and Steven Sater through what Entertainment Weekly called, "the most gorgeous Broadway score this decade," Spring Awakening explores the journey from adolescence to adulthood with a poignancy and passion that is illuminating and unforgettable. The landmark musical is an electrifying fusion of morality, sexuality and rock and roll that is exhilarating audiences across the nation like no other musical in years.
Thursday-Saturday, March 28-30 at 7:30pm Saturday & Sunday, March 30-31 at 2pm
$5 with Tulane ID $10 for Students and Seniors $15 for General Admission
Newcomb Music Department
Tickets are Required
$5 with Tulane ID $10 for Students and Seniors $15 for General Admission
For more information on this event, please visit https://liberalarts.tulane.edu/departments/music/news

Musical Theatre Workshop - Spring Awakening

Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 7:30pm

Uptown Campus
Lab Theatre, McWilliams Hall

The Newcomb Department of Music Musical Theatre Workshop presents
Spring Awakening
music by Duncan Sheik book and lyrics by Steven Sater
The winner of eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical, told by Duncan Sheik and Steven Sater through what Entertainment Weekly called, "the most gorgeous Broadway score this decade," Spring Awakening explores the journey from adolescence to adulthood with a poignancy and passion that is illuminating and unforgettable. The landmark musical is an electrifying fusion of morality, sexuality and rock and roll that is exhilarating audiences across the nation like no other musical in years.
Thursday-Saturday, March 28-30 at 7:30pm Saturday & Sunday, March 30-31 at 2pm
$5 with Tulane ID $10 for Students and Seniors $15 for General Admission
Newcomb Music Department
Tickets are Required
$5 with Tulane ID $10 for Students and Seniors $15 for General Admission
For more information on this event, please visit https://liberalarts.tulane.edu/departments/music/news

Fridays at Newcomb: Tanya C. Anderson

Friday, February 22, 2019 - 12:00pm

Uptown Campus
Anna Many Lounge

Tanya C. Anderson assumed her duties as Consul General of the U.S. Consulate General in Guadalajara, Mexico on September 18, 2015. She previously served as the Consul General of the U.S. Consulate General in Barcelona, Spain, and as Director for the Office of Regional and Security Policy in the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Department of State. A native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Ms. Anderson joined the U.S. Foreign Service in 1993. Her first tour of duty was as Assistant Cultural Affairs Officer in the Philippines. Her subsequent overseas assignments have included service in Egypt (1998-2001) as Information Officer, Oman (2001-2004) as Public Affairs Section Chief, Morocco (2004-2005) as Public Affairs Officer-Casablanca, Kuwait (2005-2007) as Public Affairs Section Chief, and in Iraq (2007-2008) as U.S. Embassy Baghdad’s Regional Coordinator for Public Affairs for all Provincial Reconstruction Teams. A graduate of Georgetown University’s Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, majoring in international affairs, Ms. Anderson fulfilled her required year of Latin American regional studies in Quito, Ecuador, at Pontificía Universidad Católica del Ecuador. She also holds a Master of Science degree in National Security Strategy with a concentration in Information Operations from National War College. Prior to joining the U.S. Foreign Service, Ms. Anderson worked for Xerox Corporation, WRTI-FM Radio, Bread and Roses Community Fund, and the American Friends Service Committee. She is fluent in Spanish and Arabic. Ms. Anderson is the proud single parent of a daughter she raised overseas.

Music at Midday

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 12:00pm

Uptown Campus
Rogers Memorial Chapel

A weekly concert that is free and open to the public. 

Fridays at Newcomb: Caroline Heldman

Friday, April 12, 2019 - 12:00pm

Uptown Campus
Anna Many Lounge

April 12: Caroline Heldman
Title: “From the Campus Anti-Rape Movement to #MeToo: Networked Activism for Change”
Bio: Dr. Heldman is an Associate Professor of Politics at Occidental College in Los Angeles, the Research Director for the Geena Davis Institute for Gender in Media, and the Executive Director of The Representation Project. Her research specializes in media, the presidency, and systems of power (race, class, gender). Dr. Heldman co-edited Rethinking Madame President: Are We Ready for a Woman in the White House?(Lynne Rienner, 2007) and authored Protest Politics in the Marketplace: Consumer Activism in the Corporate Age (Cornell University Press, 2017), Women, Power, and Politics: The Fight for Gender Equality in the United States (Oxford University Press, 2017), The New Campus Anti-Rape Movement (Lexington, 2018), and Gender and Resistence in the 2016 Presidential Election (Praeger, 2018).
 
Dr. Heldman has been active in “real world” politics as a professional pollster, campaign manager, and commentator for CNN, MSNBC, FOX News, and CNBC. She has also been featured in popular documentaries, including Missrepresentation, The Mask You Live In, The Hunting Ground, Informant, Equal Means Equal, and Liberated. Dr. Heldman was one of many women who went public with allegations of gender discrimination against Bill O’Reilly that led to his firing from Fox News. She splits her time between Los Angeles and New Orleans where she co-founded the New Orleans Women’s Shelter and the Lower Ninth Ward Living Museum. Dr. Heldman also co-founded End Rape on Campus (EROC), Faculty Against Rape (FAR), and End Rape Statute of Limitations (ERSOL).

Fridays at Newcomb: Mara Karlin

Friday, April 5, 2019 - 12:00pm

Uptown Campus
Anna Many Lounge

Title: “Why Isn't the US Better at Building Militaries?”
Bio: Mara Karlin, PhD, is Associate Professor of the Practice of Strategic Studies at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), where she is also acting director of the school’s Strategic Studies Program and a nonresident senior fellow at The Brookings Institution. Karlin has served in national security roles for five U.S. secretaries of defense, advising on policies spanning strategic planning, defense budgeting, future wars and the evolving security environment, and regional affairs involving the Middle East, Europe, and Asia. Most recently, she served as the deputy assistant secretary of defense for strategy and force development. In that role, her office crafted strategies for navigating the future of international security—including through the analysis of future wars—as a means to guiding the development of a prepared, capable, and effective U.S. military. She oversaw and implemented the overarching policy and strategy guidance that shapes the Pentagon's more than $650 billion budget. Karlin was a key architect of several mission-critical strategies, including the 2014 Quadrennial Defense Review, the president’s 2015 National Security Strategy, the counter-ISIL strategy, two classified Secretary of Defense-signed strategies on long-term global challenges, and three Defense Planning Guidance. Karlin has been awarded Department of Defense Medals for Meritorious and Outstanding Public Service, among others. She is the author of Building Militaries in Fragile States: Challenges for the United States.

Fridays at Newcomb: Amy Lesen

Friday, March 29, 2019 - 12:00pm

Uptown Campus
Anna Many Lounge

Title: “Gulf Coast Communities: Environmental Challenges, Looking to the Future”
Bio: Amy E. Lesen is Research Associate Professor at the ByWater Institute at Tulane University in New Orleans. Lesen works on the coast and in urban estuaries. The overarching theme of her work is the interrelatedness between environmental and human social dynamics in coastal cities and coastal communities, and how those systems are influenced by environmental change and climate variability. Most of her current work focuses in New Orleans, Southeastern Louisiana, and the Gulf Coast. Lesen also does research and writing about the intersection between science and the arts, disaster resilience, informal science learning, public engagement, science communication, participatory research, and interdisciplinarity. She was Associate Professor of Biology at Dillard University from 2007 until summer 2014. Lesen has a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in Marine Fisheries Biology and a PhD from the University of California at Berkeley in Integrative Biology with a concentration in biological oceanography and paleoceanography. She joined Tulane University in September 2014. Previously, she was an assistant professor at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn from 2003 to 2007. Dr. Lesen was chair of the Biology Department at Dillard from 2009 to 2012.

Fridays at Newcomb: Stacy Overstreet

Friday, March 22, 2019 - 12:00pm

Uptown Campus
Anna Many Lounge

Title: “Trauma-Informed Schools”
Bio: Stacy Overstreet, Ph.D., is a Professor in the Department of Psychology at Tulane University. She has published multiple empirical studies and conceptual papers related to the impact of trauma on youth and trauma-informed approaches in schools. She is a founding member of the New Orleans Trauma-Informed Schools Learning Collaborative and she served as the co-editor of a 2016 special issue on trauma-informed schools in the journal, School Mental Health. Dr. Overstreet was the PI on a previous grant funded by the U.S. Department of Education to develop a training program in trauma-focused school psychology and she is the PI on a current grant funded by the National Institute of Justice to determine whether a multi-component implementation strategy for trauma-informed schools improves school safety by aligning staff attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors with a trauma-informed approach.

Fridays at Newcomb: Bethanee Bryant

Friday, February 15, 2019 - 12:00pm

Uptown Campus
Anna Many Lounge

Title: “Being a Young Professional Woman of Color”
Bio: Bethanee Epifani, a 2010 graduate of Loyola Marymount University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology, is the ultimate communicator, with a great interest in inspiring today’s young people to discover their gifts and live their best lives. Bethanee shares vital life principles of self-love, self-determination, and self-actualization. Bethanee’s desire to share and uplift comes from her own past emotional and mental struggles. Now, having overcome those obstacles, Bethanee is passionate about sharing what she has learned with others in an effort to empower and equip them to overcome and/or completely by-pass potential stumbling blocks. Bethanee shares her story in her book entitled: My Quarter-of-a-Century Life Lessons which will be available in limited quantities during the program.

Newcomb College Institute Info Session

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 12:30pm

Uptown Campus
7025 Freret Street

Come to an NCI Information Session to learn more about the NCI summer internship grant, research grants, PLEN grants, the NCI Women to Women Mentoring Program, and more. The sessions are at the NCI House (7025 Freret) on the second floor in the Wisdom Dining Room.

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