Symposium "Towards a History of Louisiana State Institutions" tomorrow at Tulane - 04/20/2018

Elodie Grossi's picture
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
April 20, 2018
Location: 
Louisiana, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Local History, American History / Studies, Childhood and Education, Social History / Studies

Towards a History of Louisiana State Institutions Along Class, Racial and Gender Lines

A symposium organized by Elodie Grossi and Jason Straight, with the support of the History Department at Tulane and GSSA.

Location : Greenbaum House, MacLaren classroom (Tulane campus, Uptown)

<< Panel 1 - 9:00am - 10:30am - "From the Antebellum Era to the New South: Hospitals, Asylums and Prisons"

John Bardes, Tulane University, "Levee Camp Moan: The Impact of Antebellum Slave Penology on Postbellum Convict Lease"

William Horne, The George Washington University, "Clark in the Dark: Race, Bureaucracy, and Madness in Postemancipation Louisiana"

Kevin McQueeney, Georgetown University, "A Mecca for Those Ill and Disabled: Flint Goodridge Hospital and Black Healthcare in Jim Crow New Orleans"

<< Panel 2 - 11:00am - 12:30pm - "Segregation in Louisiana: Schools and the Criminal Justice System"

Jolivette Anderson-Douoning, Purdue University, "In Goldleana's Hand: A Micro History of the Hollywood Neighborhood and Hollywood Elementary School in Shreveport, Louisiana before 1955"

Nicholas Barber, Harvard University, "The Court's Gotta Eat: Indigent Defense and the Rise of Mass Incarceration in Louisiana, from Gideon to Katrina, 1963-2005"

Nathalie Rech, Université du Québec à Montréal, "Locking Up and Exploiting African American Women at Angola State Penitentiary, 1901-1961"

Contact Email: