Topic: liberal arts

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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.

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“This event promises to be an exciting and engaging literary gathering for our local, national and Tulane communities. We can’t wait to welcome authors and book lovers to campus.”

choir singing in virtually
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Song of Inclusiveness

Music professor leads virtual choir in song of inclusiveness

Micah Cohen seated in front of bookcases
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Impression: Micah Cohen

As an undergraduate at Tulane, journalist Micah Cohen (TC ’05) was hopeful of writing the “great American novel.”

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BRIAN EDWARDS, dean of the Tulane School of Liberal Arts

“The still-unfolding crisis ... will be the defining moment for the current generation of college and high-school-aged students, the way WWII was for those we now call the ‘greatest generation.’ ... I think of this as the fractured generation.”

Kim Vaz-Deville with a portrait by Meryt Harding
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Impression: Kim Vaz-Deville

As a child, Kim Vaz-Deville (NC ’81, G ’83) spent many hours at her grandparents’ and great-grandparents’ double on North Claiborne Avenue in New Orleans, and she remembers vividly the hustle and bustle of that vibrant neighborhood.

Bobby Mannis
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The Wisdom in the Room

Before you are a global citizen you are a citizen of your own country — or state. Bobby Mannis (SLA ’18) is fulfilling his responsibilities as a citizen of the state of Illinois as he works on the front lines of democracy.