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Wednesday, August 31, 2022 - 6:00pm

Uptown Campus
McAlister Auditorium
60 McAlister Drive, 60 McAlister Drive, ,

Ron Finley will deliver the 2022 Kylene and Brad Beers Reading Project Lecture on Wednesday, August 31st, in McAlister Auditorium. Ron Finley, the "Gangsta Gardener," will cover themes found in this year's reading project book, Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler. Ron is a community organizer who teaches communities how to transform food deserts and about the freedom and beauty in gardening. Check out his MasterClass and come engage with his lecture. Open to all! 

Monday, November 7, 2022 - 7:00pm

Uptown Campus
Diboll Gallery, The Commons, Third Floor
43 Newcomb Place The Commons, Third Floor, New Orleans, LA, 43 Newcomb Place, New Orleans, LA

Kiki Petrosino is the author of White Blood: a Lyric of Virginia (2020) and three other poetry books, all from Sarabande. She holds graduate degrees from the University of Chicago and the University of Iowa Writer's Workshop. Her memoir, Bright, is forthcoming from Sarabande in 2022. She directs the Creative Writing Program at the University of Virginia, where she is a Professor of Poetry. Petrosino is the recipient of a Pushcart Prize, a Fellowship in Creative Writing from the National Endowment for the Arts, the UNT Rilke Prize, & the Spalding Prize, among other honors.
Since 1999, the annual Florie Gale Arons Poetry Program has brought a distinguished woman-identified poet to campus for a poetry reading and workshop. The program was established by the daughters of Florie Gale Arons (NC '50) in 1999 in honor of their mother's 70th birthday, and family and friends assure that it continues today in her memory.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 - 1:30pm

Uptown Campus
Perez Jackson Multipurpose Room - Center for Intercultural Life - Richardson Building
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The Office of Multicultural Affairs, Newcomb College Institute, The Center for Academic Equity and The Tulane University Law School, invites all students, staff, alumni and faculty who identify as women of color to join us for an informal lunch and dialogue on being empowered. We will acknowledge some of the trailblazers on our campus, share stories of success, and provide an opportunity to network while building community. This luncheon will be a great opportunity for students who are interested in building meaningful relationships and hearing about the success of alumni, faculty and staff members who identify as women of color. Attendees may find a new mentor or meet someone who can help them reach the next level in their personal or professional journey. 

Tuesday, March 19, 2024 - 1:30pm

Uptown Campus
Perez Jackson Multipurpose Room - Center for Intercultural Life - Richardson Building
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The Office of Multicultural Affairs, Newcomb College Institute, The Center for Academic Equity and The Tulane University Law School, invites all students, staff, alumni and faculty who identify as women of color to join us for an informal lunch and dialogue on being empowered. We will acknowledge some of the trailblazers on our campus, share stories of success, and provide an opportunity to network while building community. This luncheon will be a great opportunity for students who are interested in building meaningful relationships and hearing about the success of alumni, faculty and staff members who identify as women of color. Attendees may find a new mentor or meet someone who can help them reach the next level in their personal or professional journey.