Crafting a Career

Tulane offers a new take on the liberal arts degree. The School of Liberal Arts offers a Strategy, Leadership and Analytics minor — the most popular one on campus, with about 500 students enrolled — to prepare graduates to be leaders who can manage the dynamics of rapidly changing marketplaces and adapt strategically and creatively for future careers.

Shakespeare And Race

Submitted by krainey2 on Wed, 06/21/2023 - 15:31

The School of Liberal Arts and the Folger Shakespeare Library co-sponsored a scholarly conference and workshop, “Rac(e)ing the Shakespearean Archive: Antebellum, Civil War and Reconstruction New Orleans,” which examined the role of race and modern interpretations in William Shakespeare’s work. Held in February, the conference featured Othello performances with actors of different ethnicities and genders.

Humanities Consortium

Submitted by krainey2 on Wed, 06/21/2023 - 13:10

Tulane has joined the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Research University Consortium, which comprises a select group of ACLS associate members that are prominent institutions who play a leadership role in sustaining and enhancing the national infrastructure of humanities and interpretive social sciences research.

Distinguished Ethnobiologist

Submitted by krainey2 on Wed, 06/21/2023 - 12:58

William Balée, chair of the Department of Anthropology at the School of Liberal Arts, has been awarded the Distinguished Ethnobiologist Award by the Society of Ethnobiology, the society’s highest recognition of lifetime achievement. Balée was recognized for demonstrating “the ideal of sustained scholarly excellence and leadership, with humble dedication to supporting ethnobiology students both at his institution and in the society.”

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