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.
Robert DuPont from the University of New Orleans on New Orleans Public Works Departments
Dr. Michael White, Musician
Roberta Gratz, Author on We're Still Here Ya Bastards: How the People of New Orleans Rebuilt Their City
Michael Tisserand, Author on The Secret Life of Krazy Kat
Greg Lambousy from the New Orleans Jazz Museum
Kodi Roberts from LSU onVoodoo and the Racial Politics of Identity in New Orleans
Ian McNulty from The Advocate on Food in New Orleans
Jee Park from The Innocence Project
Danny Heitman, Author from The Advocate on A Summer of Birds: John James Audubon at Oakley House
Corinne VanDalen from Tulane Environmental Law Clinic
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