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Fridays at Newcomb: Nicole Caridad Ralston

Friday, October 8, 2021 - 12:00pm

Uptown Campus
Diboll Gallery, The Commons 3rd Floor
43 Newcomb Place Suite 301, New Orleans, LA, 43 Newcomb Place, New Orleans, LA

Examining Our Identities As Leaders: A Social Justice Primer
 
Dr. Nicole Caridad Ralston (she, her, hers) is the founder of Caridad Consulting, where she is dedicated to critically understanding and dismantling systems of oppression in education. Dr. Ralston grew up in South Florida in a multiracial (White & Afro-Cuban) family and received her Bachelor's in History & American Studies at Florida State University. She earned her Masters of Higher Education Administration at NC State University. In 2019, Dr. Ralston graduated with her doctoral degree at The University of New Orleans, where she researched the shared experiences of women of color navigating race and gender in the chief student affairs officer role. Her research interests include women of color in leadership, intersectionality, and multiracial/mixed-race identity development.
Dr. Ralston has deep experience in higher education, including first-year experience and retention initiatives, community service and social justice programs, advising student organizations, facilitating leadership and social justice workshops, designing equity and inclusion curriculum and courses, managing diverse teams, and teaching. Dr. Ralston currently works full-time with Beloved Community in New Orleans. She serves on the board of directors for the ACLU Louisiana, and volunteers on the New Orleans Hispanic Heritage Foundation’s Azucar Ball planning committee. Lastly, she serves as a doula to local moms. In her free time, she promotes local, New Orleans restaurants via Off the Eaten Path NOLA and her Instagram @eatenpathnola. 
Fridays at Newcomb is a free lunch and lecture series featuring speakers across disciplines. Lunch will be distributed at the end of the event for attendees to take to go. Please note that due to current policies responding to COVID-19, this event will only be open to members of the Tulane community. 

Fridays at Newcomb: Terri Snyder

Friday, November 19, 2021 - 12:00pm

Uptown Campus
Diboll Gallery, The Commons 3rd Floor
43 Newcomb Place Suite 301, New Orleans, LA, 43 Newcomb Place, New Orleans, LA

“A Tale of Two Women: Claiming Freedom and Life Stories in Early British America”
Terri L. Snyder is Professor of American Studies at California State University, Fullerton, and her research focuses on the history of gender, race, and the law in British North America. She is the author of two books: Brabbling Women: Disorderly Speech and the Law in Early Virginia (Cornell University Press, 2003); and The Power to Die: Slavery and Suicide in British North America (University of Chicago Press, 2015). Most recently, she has coedited a collective biography with Erica L. Ball and Tatiana Seijas, As If She Were Free: A Collective Biography of Women and Emancipation in the Americas, published by Cambridge University Press in 2020. Her work has also appeared in the Journal of American History, the Law and History Review, and the William and Mary Quarterly. Professor Snyder is a member of the Council of the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, serves on the Board of the Mary Maples Dunn Prize, and is an OAH Distinguished Lecturer. 
Fridays at Newcomb is a free lunch and lecture series featuring speakers across disciplines. Lunch will be distributed at the end of the event for attendees to take to go. Please note that non-Tulane guests must provide either proof of vaccination OR a negative PCR COVID-19 test that was taken within the past 72 hours.

Fridays at Newcomb: Rebecca Campbell

Friday, November 5, 2021 - 12:00pm

Uptown Campus
Diboll Gallery, The Commons 3rd Floor
43 Newcomb Place Suite 301, New Orleans, LA, 43 Newcomb Place, New Orleans, LA

“Shelving Justice: Understanding the Problem of Untested Sexual Assault Kits (SAKs)”
Dr. Rebecca Campbell is a Professor of Psychology and Presidential Advisor on Relationship Violence & Sexual Misconduct at Michigan State University. Dr. Campbell’s research examines sexual assault survivors’ disclosure and help-seeking experiences, and how contact with the legal and medical systems affects survivors’ psychological and physical health. Her research has been funded by National Institute of Justice, the National Institute of Mental Health, the National Science Foundation, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. She was the lead researcher for the National Institute of Justice-funded Detroit Sexual Assault Kit Action Research Project, which was designated as an Exemplary Project by the Association of Public & Land Grant Universities (APLU) and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. Most recently, she co-chaired Michigan State University’s efforts to develop a five-year institutional strategic plan to address relationship violence and sexual misconduct. Dr. Campbell also conducts training for law enforcement and multidisciplinary practitioners in civilian, military, and campus community settings on changing institutional responses to gender-based violence.
Fridays at Newcomb is a free lunch and lecture series featuring speakers across disciplines. Lunch will be distributed at the end of the event for attendees to take to go. Please note that non-Tulane guests must provide either proof of vaccination OR a negative PCR COVID-19 test that was taken within the past 72 hours.

Fridays at Newcomb: Melissa Weber

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 12:00pm

Uptown Campus
Diboll Gallery, The Commons 3rd Floor
43 Newcomb Place Suite 301, New Orleans, LA, 43 Newcomb Place, New Orleans, LA

“Finding Ourselves in Archives” 
Melissa A. Weber is curator of the Hogan Archive of New Orleans Music and New Orleans Jazz, a division of Tulane University Special Collections with Tulane Libraries. The Hogan Archive supports the research and study of New Orleans music and culture of the late 19th and 20th centuries forward.  As a music historian, Weber has presented her research at academic conferences for the International Association for the Study of Popular Music (IASPM) and the National Council for Black Studies, among others. She also teaches a History of Urban Music course for the College of Music and Media at Loyola University New Orleans. 
Fridays at Newcomb is a free lunch and lecture series featuring speakers across disciplines. Lunch will be distributed at the end of the event for attendees to take to go. Please note that non-Tulane guests must provide either proof of vaccination OR a negative PCR COVID-19 test that was taken within the past 72 hours. 

Fridays at Newcomb: Anyi Ma

Friday, October 1, 2021 - 12:00pm

Uptown Campus
Diboll Gallery, The Commons 3rd Floor
43 Newcomb Place Suite 301, New Orleans, LA, 43 Newcomb Place, New Orleans, LA

“Unraveling the gender double-bind: Empowering women to take charge at work”
Anyi Ma is an Assistant Professor of Management in the Department of Management at the A.B. Freeman School of Business, Tulane University. She received her Ph.D. from Fuqua School of Business, Duke University. Dr. Ma’s research has been published in leading academic journals such as Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, Leadership Quarterly and has been featured in popular press outlets, such as Harvard Business Review and The Atlantic. In her spare time, she likes to hang out with her cat and explore the New Orleans culinary and music scene.
Fridays at Newcomb is a free lunch and lecture series featuring speakers across disciplines. Lunch will be distributed at the end of the event for attendees to take to go. Please note that non-Tulane guests must provide either proof of vaccination OR a negative PCR COVID-19 test that was taken within the past 72 hours. 

Women, Law, and History Reading Group Discussion

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 3:30pm

Uptown Campus
Newcomb Institute
43 Newcomb Place, New Orleans, Louisiana, 43 Newcomb Place, New Orleans, Louisiana

The Women, Law, and History Reading Group welcomes faculty, staff, and students.  Join us in our discussion of Conflict Is Not Abuse: Overstating Harm, Community Responsibility, and the Duty of Repair by Sarah Schulman.  "Conflict Is Not Abuse is a searing rejection of the cultural phenomenon of blame, cruelty, and scapegoating, and how those in positions of power exacerbate and manipulate fear of the 'other' to achieve their goals."

Khadijah Queen: 2021 Arons Poet Reading

Monday, November 8, 2021 - 7:00pm

Uptown Campus
Diboll Gallery, The Commons, 3rd Floor
43 Newcomb Place, Newe Orleans, La, 43 Newcomb Place, Newe Orleans, La

Khadijah Queen is the 2021 Arons Visiting Poet.
Khadijah Queen is the author of six books of poetry, most recently Anodyne (Tin House Books 2020); I'm So Fine: A List of Famous Men & What I Had On (YesYes Books 2017), a finalist for the National Poetry Series, which was praised in O Magazine, The New Yorker, Los Angeles Review, and elsewhere as “quietly devastating,” and “a portrait of defiance that turns the male gaze inside out.” Earlier poetry collections include Conduit (Akashic / Black Goat 2008), Black Peculiar (Noemi Press 2011) and Fearful Beloved (Argos Books 2015). Her verse play Non-Sequitur (Litmus Press 2015) won the Leslie Scalapino Award for Innovative Women's Performance Writing. Individual poems and prose appear in Poetry, Fence, Tin House, American Poetry Review, Buzzfeed, Gulf Coast, Poor Claudia, The Offing, jubilat, Memoir, Tupelo Quarterly, DIAGRAM, LitHub, New Delta Review, The Force of What's Possible and elsewhere. Her 2019 op-ed on poetry and disability, co-edited with Jillian Weise,  appeared in The New York Times. 
Queen received her Ph.D in English from the University of Denver, and her MFA in Creative Writing from Antioch University. She is an Assistant Professor of creative writing at University of Colorado, Boulder, and serves as core faculty for the Mile-High MFA in creative writing at Regis University.

Brit Bennett: 2022 Zale-Kimmerling writer-in-residence

Monday, March 7, 2022 - 7:00pm

Uptown Campus
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Brit Bennett reading and interview as the Zale-Kimmerling writer-in-residence. 
Born and raised in Southern California, Brit Bennett graduated from Stanford University and later earned her MFA in fiction at the University of Michigan. Her debut novel The Mothers was a New York Times bestseller, and her second novel The Vanishing Half was an instant #1 New York Times bestseller. She is a National Book Foundation 5 Under 35 honoree and in 2021, she was chosen as one of Time’s Next 100 Influential People. Her essays have been featured in The New Yorker, the New York Times Magazine, The Paris Review, and Jezebel.
The Zale-Kimmerling Writer-in-Residence Program brings renowned woman-identified writers to the Tulane campus. Coordinated through the Newcomb Institute, the Zale-Kimmerling Writer-in-Residence program was established by Dana Zale Gerard, NC ‘85, and made possible by an annual gift from the M.B. and Edna Zale Foundation of Dallas, Texas. Since 2006, the program has been generously supported by Barnes & Noble College Booksellers. In 2010, the program became fully endowed through a gift from Martha McCarty Kimmerling, NC’63, and known as the Zale-Kimmerling Writer-in-Residence program.

For more information on Brit Bennett, please visit www.prhspeakers.com