Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

"Can the Creative Economy Save New Orleans?"

February 12th, 2014
6:30pm

Location
Freeman Auditorium, Woldenberg Art Center
Tulane University

British scholar Dr. Andy Pratt will give the keynote lecture on cultural economies at Tulane University’s inaugural Framing Cities: Understanding Equities of Place. His talk, “Can the Creative Economy Save New Orleans? Global Lessons,” will examine the implications of the city’s increased investment in creative industries and the challenges and opportunities facing individuals who pursue creative or cultural work.

Dr. Andy Pratt is an internationally renowned scholar of cultural geography. He has written over 100 peer-reviewed articles and several books on the topic of cultural industries and creative economies. Dr. Pratt previously served as an advisor on cultural policy in the UK and as a consultant for the quantification of the creative economy for the United Nation’s Conference on Trade and Development. He has taught at the London School of Economics, King’s College, and is currently a professor at City College, London where he also directs the Creative Industries program.

For a full schedule of conference events, click here.

For more information, please contact the event organizer, Jocelyn Horner, at jhorner4@tulane.edu

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