February 14, 2018
“New Orleans in the American Imaginary” is the topic for the spring Franke Lectures in the Humanities sponsored by the Whitney Humanities Center.
This semester’s series has been organized in conjunction with the Yale College seminar taught by Joseph Fischel, associate professor of women’s, gender and sexuality studies, and Crystal Feimster, associate professor of African American studies. Natasha Trethewey will deliver the opening lecture, “‘Bellocq’s Ophelia’: New Orleans in the American Imaginary,” at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 28.
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