AHA Meeting

“Please note that on Sunday, Jan. 6, at 11:00 am, Director of Special Collections, Bruce Boyd Raeburn will serve as chair and commenter for a session titled, “Beyond Bordellos: Race, Sex and Jazz in Turn-of-the-Century New Orleans.” Tulane University Louisiana Research Collection

I missed it :/  The American Historical Association has printed summaries of the program online:

New Orleans and the Wider World

The AHA Program Committee solicited sessions on the rich history of New Orleans in the context of colonization and empire; slavery and the African diaspora; music and food; empire and trade; city and country; natural and human disasters.

Thursday, January 3, 1:00–3:00 p.m. Session 3. Henry Morton Stanley, New Orleans, and the Contested Origins of an African Explorer: Public History and Teaching Perspectives

Thursday, January 3, 1:00–3:00 p.m. Session 4. Writing and Rewriting a Past: Lost Histories of Free People of Color in New Orleans

Thursday, January 3, 1:00–3:00 p.m. Session 5. Claiming New Orleans for the Early American Republic

Thursday, January 3, 3:30–5:30 p.m. Session 28. Ethnic Entrepreneurship in Nineteenth-Century New Orleans

Friday, January 4, 8:30–10:00 a.m. Session 57. Public History Meets Digital History in Post-Katrina New Orleans

Friday, January 4, 8:30–10:00 a.m. Session 58. Queer Souths, Part 1: Queer Southern Destinations: Tourism, Community, Policing, and Belonging

Friday, January 4, 10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Session 85. Self Defense, Civil Rights, and Scholarship: Panels in Honor of Gwendolyn Midlo Hall, Part 1: Gwendolyn Midlo Hall’s Africans in Colonial Louisiana Twenty Years Later

Friday, January 4, 10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Session 86. New Orleans and the Slave Trade

Friday, January 4, 10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Session 87. Immigrants and Food Culture in New York and New Orleans

Friday, January 4, 2:30–4:30 p.m. Session 114. To Swim in Strange Waters: Memory, Ecology, and Landscape in the United Houma Nation of Southeastern Louisiana

Friday, January 4, 2:30–4:30 p.m. Session 115. Self Defense, Civil Rights, and Scholarship: Panels in Honor of Gwendolyn Midlo Hall , Part 2: Armed Self Defense during the 1950s and 1960s: The Other Side of the Southern Civil Rights Movement

Saturday, January 5, 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Session 167. Possessing Indigenous Places: American Indian Land, Law, and Identity in Louisiana

Saturday, January 5, 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Session 168. Queer Souths, Part 5: Tales from the Queer South: Desire, Identity, and Community

Saturday, January 5, 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Session 169. Stories from a Caribbean World: New Orleans in the Age of Revolutions, 1769–1819

Saturday, January 5, 2:30–4:30 p.m. Session 198. Before Katrina: The Decline of New Orleans from the Civil War to the Twenty-First Century

Saturday, January 5, 2:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m. Session 199. Lives, Places, and Stories of Oil in Water

Sunday, January 6, 8:30–10:30 a.m. Session 223. New Orleans in the World: Race, Culture and Transnational Identity

Sunday, January 6, 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. Session 248. Integrated World History in a Humanities Program at the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts: A Four-Year Study of Humanity

Sunday, January 6, 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. Session 249. Beyond Bordellos: Race, Sex, and Jazz in Turn-of-the-Century New Orleans

Sunday, January 6, 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. Session 250. Being and Building Wealth: Gendered Paths of Connection for Africans and Afro-Creoles in Early New Orleans

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