Topic: liberal arts

Thomas Albrecht lectures in class
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In the course Writing About the Plague, English professor Thomas Albrecht leads students in a literary exploration of pandemic experiences.

Ali Vitali stands in front of Capitol Hill and reports in front of a TV camera.
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Impression: Ali Vitali

Ali Vitali [SLA ’12], Capitol Hill correspondent for NBC News, loved writing and knew she was interested in government and politics when she headed to college, and she learned to fuse those passions — along with her love of talking to and meeting new people — at Tulane.

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Roxanne Dávila, senior professor of practice of Spanish and Portuguese, is the new associate dean for language pedagogy and initiatives in the School of Liberal Arts. Dávila oversees all aspects relating to language learning and pedagogy and leads the school’s strategic vision for advancing language learning at Tulane.

Erin Chandler stands wearing U S Navy camouflage uniform
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Impression: Erin Chandler

For Erin Chandler (SLA ’18) the choice to attend Tulane was an easy one.

Juan Carlos Monterrey Gomez smiles in outdoor setting
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Impression: Juan Carlos Monterrey Gomez

Generations have often wondered what kind of world they might leave to their successors.

Ellie Helman Dylan sits in front of tree trunk wearing black jacket
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Impression: Ellie Helman Dylan

“When he got diagnosed, he said, ‘I’m going to beat it.’ And we thought, ‘Why don’t we just film it?’”

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The Tulane Mellon Graduate Program in Community-Engaged Scholarship in the Humanities — based at the School of Liberal Arts — will widen its scope to include undergraduates, new community relationships through more public events and groundbreaking work on a national level. The expansion is made possible by a $1.5 million grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The program will expand its local network by co-sponsoring additional community events that connect activists, artists and scholars.

Jenny Mercein, assistant professor of theatre
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Stages of a Career

Before she knew she wanted to be an actor, Jenny Mercein knew she wanted to be a teacher.

Circa 1960 photo of the Beatles with Stuart Sutcliffe
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In the Mist of Memory: The Beatles and My JYA Experience

A recollection of a ‘what-if’ rock ’n’ roll encounter in a Hamburg, Germany, Reeperbahn club 60 years ago.

Gentilly Days iron sign in a neutral ground in a Gentilly New Orleans suburb
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Gentilly Days

New Yorker, New York Times contributor and creative writing professor Thomas Beller embarks on a road trip to pursue the meaning of class and the truth about the iconic 1960s Southern novels The Moviegoer and To Kill a Mockingbird.