MORRIS BART SR., LECTURE SERIES AT THE J

Created in 2013, the Morris Bart, Sr. Lecture Series features local experts in the fields of history, architecture, religion, politics, food, music, theater, and so much more. This monthly lecture series is generously funded by Morris Bart.

Typically held on the second Monday of the month at the Uptown JCC from 11:45 AM - 1:30 PM, each one-hour lecture is preceded by a catered, kosher lunch.

Free for members | $10 fee apply for non-members
Advanced registration required.
For more information and to RSVP, contact Rachel Ruth at 504.897.0143.

Upcoming Topics

February 11
Robert DuPont from the University of New Orleans on New Orleans Public Works Departments

March 11
Dr. Michael White, Musician

April 8
Roberta Gratz, Author on We're Still Here Ya Bastards: How the People of New Orleans Rebuilt Their City

May 13
Michael Tisserand, Author on The Secret Life of Krazy Kat

June 10
Greg Lambousy from the New Orleans Jazz Museum

July 8
Kodi Roberts from LSU onVoodoo and the Racial Politics of Identity in New Orleans

August 12
Ian McNulty from The Advocate on Food in New Orleans

September 9
Jee Park from The Innocence Project

October 14
Danny Heitman, Author from The Advocate on A Summer of Birds: John James Audubon at Oakley House

November 11
TBA

December 10
Corinne VanDalen from Tulane Environmental Law Clinic

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Creating Eight New Memories for Chanukah

This year let’s create eight nights of memories instead of eight days of gifts. 

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