The New Orleans Mayors: The Modern Mayoralty, 1946-present
A Series of Panel Discussions to Focus on the History of the Office
Beginning on Wednesday, October 7th, the Louisiana Humanities Center (LHC) began hosting a bi-weekly series of panel discussions on the last seven mayors of New Orleans. Each panel will be dedicated to a different mayor, from deLesseps Morrison through Ray Nagin, with scholars, journalists, and former staffers exploring the elections, challenges and legacies of these leaders. The LHC aims to provide historical perspective on the office of the Mayor; generate new interest in city history; and contribute to public dialogue in the months before the 2010 mayoral election.
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Through partnerships with EngageNOLA and HumidBeings.com the series will offer a venue for citizens to hear directly from participants and scholars of recent New Orleans political history.
6th installment continues the discussions with a look at the administration of...
[mayor from 1994-2002]
DATE: Wednesday, DEC 16th
TIME: 6:30 PM
LOCATION: 938 Lafayette Street
"The New Orleans Mayors: A History of the Mayoralty Since 1946" continues with a panel on Marc Morial, mayor from 1994-2002. Moderated by Dennis Woltering, WWL, and featuring journalist Jed Horne, Judge Terri Love and former Morial aide Vincent Sylvain.
Admission is free, but space is limited and seating is on a first-come, first-serve basis.
More info: Brian Boyles 504-620-2632 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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Past Panels are available to watch on HumidBeings.com.
Victor H. Schiro (Mayor 1961 – 1970)
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As part of the Louisiana Humanities Center’s series on the history of New Orleans mayors, Brian Boyles and Humid Beings sat down with former mayor Sidney Barthelemy to discuss his administration and legacy. Click to watch the interview.
Schedule of panels (all Wednesdays @ 6:30pm)
October 7: deLesseps Morrison, moderated by Dr. Bobby Dupont, UNO
October 20: Victor Schiro, moderated by Dr. Larry Powell, Tulane
November 4: Moon Landrieu, moderated by Errol Laborde, New Orleans Magazine
November 18: Dutch Morial, moderated by Norman Robinson, WDSU
December 2: Sidney Barthelemy, moderated by Dr. Ed Chevernak, UNO
December 16: Marc Morial, moderated by Dennis Woltering, WWL
January 13: Ray Nagin, moderated by Clancy Dubos,Gambit
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About the LHC:
Located at 938 Lafayette Street in the Central Business District, the LHC is the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities’ state-of-the art learning center and meeting facility. Consisting of the Patrick F. Taylor Auditorium and several smaller event spaces, as well as an extensive collection of artwork from John T. Scott, the LHC seeks to serve as a nexus for non-profits and cultural organizations of New Orleans. For more information and booking, contact Brian Boyles at 504.620.2632 or email@example.com.
About the LEH:
The Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities’ mission is to provide all Louisianans with access to and an appreciation of their own rich, shared and diverse historical, literary and cultural heritage through grant-supported outreach programs, family literacy and adult reading initiatives, teacher professional development institutes, publications, film and radio documentaries, museum exhibitions, cultural tourism, public lectures, library projects, and other public humanities programming.
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