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.

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

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Central America: People and the Environment Asynchronous Institute

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Register now for the ASYNCHRONOUS COURSE which opens up in July
Please note, the synchronous blended institute taking place June 14 – 25 is no longer accepting registrants.

This summer educator institute is the third institute in a series being offered by Tulane University, The University of Georgia and Vanderbilt University. This series of institutes is designed to enhance the presence of Central America in the K-12 classroom. Each year, participants engage with presenters, resources and other K-12 colleagues to explore diverse topics in Central America with a focus on people and the environment. It is not required to have participated in past institutes to join us.

The Stone Center for Latin American Studies at Tulane University is excited to host and coordinate this year’s institute. Tulane University and New Orleans are both unique and important places to explore the deep connections to Central America with a focus on people and environment. With presentations by leading historians and sociologists on Central America, environment and race we are excited to share the work and resources from presenters as well as the unique resources at Tulane.

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