Every Monday night, Pableaux Johnson shares a traditional New Orleans supper of red beans and rice with friends around his grandmother’s table.
Your power may mysteriously go out during every thunderstorm and a cavern-sized sinkhole might just materialize on your street one day, but you can rest assured that—come hell or high water—Monday night red beans will be cooked right on schedule.
Who has the right to characterize or criticize New Orleans, and after living there for how long?
“Because people expect this of you, you begin to deliver it to them.”
Scholar-in-residence Rien Fertel takes us from New Orleans’ legendary Madame Begue to the moment bloody mary’s jumped the shark to social justice organizing in 2015.
Wayne Curtis talks Hurricanes–the liquid kind–at our summer symposium panel on iconic Bourbon Street drinks.
We wish we could extend the summer symposium experience to all the folks who weren’t able to join us. Thanks to audio producer Thomas Walsh, we can share the talks.
We spent much of Monday fitting together the pieces of our 18th annual fall symposium schedule. Here are a few sneak peeks…
Check out highlights from our 2015 Summer Symposium in New Orleans.