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Theater Production: Eartha Kitt
Brain Food Lecture Series opens with Michael J. Morton’s “A Conversation about Hazing: The Trials and Truth”
Lawless Chapel, 7 p.m
11 am - 4 pm, DIllard University's Professional Schools and Sciences Building
Dillard University's Center for Law and Public Interest, Social Sciences, Psychology, and Political Science Departments are partnering with several organizations to host the Gubernatorial Debate on campus on Tuesday, September 29 from 6 - 7:30 p.m..
GUBERNATORIAL CANDIDATE FORUM
TO FOCUS ON FUTURE OF HEALTHCARE
Critical Healthcare Issues are Looming: Where do the Candidates Stand?
NEW ORLEANS – All four top candidates seeking election for Louisiana’s next governor have been invited to participate in a Gubernatorial Candidate Forum on healthcare. This forum is free and open to the public. It will be held in New Orleans at Dillard University, Professional Schools Building, Georges Auditorium, 2601 Gentilly Boulevard on Tuesday, September 29, 2015 from 6:00 PM until 7:30 PM. The live broadcast will air on MeTV New Orleans, which can be seen locally on digital channel 6.2, Cox Cable Channel 108, and Charter Cable Channel 185. This is an educational event for the public to learn the views of the leading candidates and have them speak to the multiple issues surrounding healthcare in Louisiana. Candidates will join in the conversation about budget shortfalls, limited access to medical care, private/public partnerships and their plans to eliminate the healthcare coverage gap that many Louisianans face.
Audubon Park Riverview area directly behind Audubon Park & Zoo 7:30 AM - Registration | 8:30 AM - Start
Location and Time: TBA
Folklore Month with Dr. Jerry Wever: Creole Conributions in Jazz
Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Spelman College in Atlanta.
Dr. Jerry Wever is a Cultural Anthropologist and Ethnomusicologist from New York city. With a Ph.D. from the University of Iowa, his work focuses on the Caribbean and Indian Ocean areas; his U.S. work focuses on New Orleans, Jazz, Brass Bands, and the role of festival.
Location and Time: Cook Theater at 12 p.m.
Renaissance Bleu Pop-up Dining and Art
Dillard University's English Program is proud to announce this year's Tom Dent Literary Festival, November 6th at 6:00 p.m. in Georges Auditorium, PSB: The featured author is Arthur "Professor Arturo" Pfister. His collected verse is in a book with a CD of him reading: My Name is New Orleans.
He is the celebrated author for The Tom Dent Literary Festival at Dillard University, held annually on the first Friday of November, this year November 6th, at 6:00 p.m. in Georges Auditorium, Room 115 in PSB building.
It is Free and open to the public. His new book is Jazz Stories: from Connecticut to New Orleans.
This event is in conjunction with the African American Resource Center of the New Orleans Public Library, a partnership for this event.
We are thrilled to present someone of Mr. Pfister's caliber, a great performer to premier his book here!