The Tulane Alumni Lifelong Learning (TALL) Initiative, a partnership between the Tulane Alumni Association and the School of Continuing Studies (University College), offers educational programs for all members of the Tulane Community. The free program provides faculty-led sessions on a variety of topics on-campus as well as networking opportunities.


For additional inquiries, please direct calls to the Office of Alumni Affairs by dialing 1.877.4TULANE




May 24, 2012 - 6:00PM
Guest lecturer: Lawrence Powell
Topic: The Accidental City: Improvising New Orleans

January 17, 2012 - 4:00PM
Guest lecturer: Dr. Eamon Kelly
Topic: International Development - Africa

November 17, 2011 - 4:00PM
Guest lecturer: John A. Olagues
Topic: Employee Stock Options

October, 2011
Guest lecturer: A.P. Tureaud
Topic: A More Noble Cause: A.P. Tureaud and the Struggle for Civil Rights in Louisiana

September 20, 2011
Tall Tour
Vicksburg, Mississippi & Poverty Point, LA

April 27, 2011 - 4:00PM
Guest lecturer: Carolyn G. Kolb
Topic: New Orleans in the Civil War

March 23, 2011 - 4:00PM
Guest lecturer: R. Daniel  Purrington, Ph. D
Topic: Revealing the Universe, Discoveries in Modern
Astronomy and Astrophysics”

January 25, 2011 - 4:00PM

Guest lecturer: Rick Dickson (Athletic Director)
Topic: Tulane Athletics

October 26, 2010 - 4:00PM
Guest lecturer: The Honorable Judge Roland Belsome (G`84)
Topic: Judging in the Millennium - Syndicated TV Judges vs Real Time Justice & Social Networking Legal Issues: Virtue or Vice?

September 28, 2010 - 4:00PM
Guest lecturer: Dr. Charles Chamberlain (H`99)
Topic: The Female Role in New Orleans Jazz

May 18, 2010 - 3:15PM
Guest lecturer: Dr. Timothy Harlan
Medical Director of Outpatient Clinics, Associate Chief of General
Topic: An Update on Evidence Based Diet and Nutrition

April 22, 2010 - 3:15PM
Guest lecturer: Associate Professor Dr. Marcello Canuto
Department of Anthropology
Topic: From Site Q to Sak Nikte: Chronicle of a 50-year Classic Maya Mystery

March 16, 2010 - 3:15PM
Guest lecturer: Professor Joel A. Devine
Department of Sociology
Topic: New Orleans and the Global Financial Crisis: Has One Disaster Mitigated Another

February 23, 2010 - 3:15PM
Guest lecturer: Dr. Terrence Fitzmorris, Louisiana Historian, Associate Dean, School of Continuing Studies
Topic: The Irish Experience in NOLA

October 20, 2009 - 3:00PM
Guest lecturer: Dr. Henry Bart, Director of the Tulane Museum of Natural History
Topic: Darwin's Voyage of Discovery
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September 1, 2009 - 3:00PM
Guest lecturer: Joan C. King, Ph.D. '72, NIH Postdoctoral Fellow at Tualne '74-'76, Professor Emerita, Tufts University School of Medicine and NOLA native.

July 28, 2009 - 3:00PM
Guest lecturer: Brian Box, Assistant Professor, Political Science. Lecture Topic: Poll Research & the Perception of the New Orleans Mayor's Office.

June 16, 2009 - 3:00PM
Guest lecturer: Richard Campanella, Associate Director of the Center for Bioenvironmental Research at Tulane. Campanella, a geographer, is the author of many books on the landscape and people of New Orleans. His latest work, “Bienville’s Dilemma: A Historical Geography of New Orleans”, was named one of the best books of 2008 by the Times Picayune. The book examines the geographic and environmental challenges inherent in New Orleans’ physical setting.

May 19, 2009
Guest Lecturer: Susan Tucker -  Curator of Books and Records at the Newcomb College Center for Research on Women, a division of the Newcomb Institute.  Topic: Her latest book, New Orleans Cuisine: 14 Signature Dishes and Their Origins

April 21, 2009

Kevin Fontenot -  Adjunct History Professor and Tulane Alum

Topic: Cajun and Country Music in the American South

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