Liberal Arts Major Week: March 18-22, 2013

For more information, contact 504-865-5728 or
Open to all undergraduates, regardless of major.

Schedule of Events:

Monday, March 18

The Symposium & The Silver Screen: Prospective Classics Majors' & Minors' Dinner & A Movie Night
Jones 210; 6 p.m.
The Department of Classical Studies hosts a Mediterranean feast and informal information session with Meg Butler, Director of Undergraduate Studies for Classical Studies, and Classical Studies, Greek, and Latin majors and minors. A screening of the 1963 film Cleopatra, starring Elizabeth Taylor, will follow at 6:45.

Tuesday, March 19

English Department Reception for Prospective Majors
Pedersen Lobby in the LBC; 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Join the English department to meet current majors, recent graduates, faculty, and friends of the department, and find answers to your questions about the English major at Tulane and what you can do with it after graduation. Prospective minors and double-majors, as well as undeclared students, are also welcome.

Wednesday, March 20

GESS Wants Your Clothes That No Longer Fit, Or No Longer Fit Your Gender
Newcomb Hall BO3B, basement; 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Donate two or more gently-used clothing items in order to exchange one piece from the donations pile. The remainder of items will be donated to a local women's shelter. Refreshments will be served, and Gender and Sexuality Studies faculty will be on hand to talk about the program.

Communication Majors Society Career Mixer
Qatar Ballroom, LBC Room 212; 6-8 p.m.
Don’t miss this “speed dating”-style mixer, with representatives from various communication sectors (television broadcast, non-profit media, advertising, public relations) in attendance.

Thursday, March 21

"Crisscrossing the World: Los Angeles Artists and the Global Imagination, 1960-1980:" A Lecture by Kellie Jones, Columbia University
Freeman Auditorium in the Woldenberg Art Center; 7-8:30 p.m.
Dr. Kellie Jones is associate professor in the Department of Art History and Archaeology at Columbia University. Renowned internationally for her curatorial work, Jones' research encompasses African American and African Diaspora artists, Latino/a and Latin American artists, and issues in contemporary art and museum theory. Free and open to the public, with a reception to follow. Sponsored by the Newcomb Art Department and the Sandra Garrard Memorial Lecture Series.

Friday, March 22

"In Accents Yet Unknown: Re-siting the Early Modern Transnational:" A Lecture by Su Fang Ng, University of Oklahoma
Norman Mayer, Room 200; 2-3 p.m.
Su Fang Ng, associate professor at the University of Oklahoma, will speak about her second book (in progress), Reviving Alexander's Empire: Renaissance Classicism from Britain to Islamic Southeast Asia. Presented by the Medieval and Early Modern Studies (MEMS) major.

Fridays at the Quad (FAQ)
LBC Quad; 4-6 p.m.
Enjoy free food by Nirvana Indian Cuisine and live music by the Louisiana Hellbenders at this special edition of FAQ, sponsored by Newcomb-Tulane College.



For more information about Liberal Arts Major Week, contact Kevin Fox Gotham, Ph.D. at 504-862-3004 or

Sponsored by the School of Liberal Arts and the Newcomb-Tulane College Office of Cocurricular Programs.

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