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April 2021

Deadline for Tulane Scholarly Retreat Applications

April 15

The ByWater Institute and A Studio in the Woods seek to enhance and support the scholarship, creativity and cross-disciplinary activity of Tulane faculty and trainees by awarding one-week residencies during Academic Year F2021-S2022. These residencies will provide a retreat for faculty and trainees across disciplines to work on a discrete project or scholarly pursuit that can be new or complementary to ongoing work. Applications can be made independently, though collaborative cross-discipline team applications are also eligible. This opportunity may be…

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Syndemic: Racism, Environment, and COVID-19

April 14 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

REGISTER HERE Please join us for a conversation about health disparities and COVID-19 between Dr. Sacoby Wilson, Associate Professor with the Maryland Institute for Applied Environmental Health and Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Maryland-College Park, and Dr. Thomas LaVeist, Dean of the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. This event in the ByWater Institute speaker series, Future Cities//Future Coasts, will explore how health disparities are deeply intertwined with issues of environmental…

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Virtual Opening of “Syndemic: COVID-19 and Health Disparities” Exhibition

April 8 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

REGISTER HERE Starting in January 2021 and for the entire Spring 2021 semester, Dr. Sacoby Wilson, (Associate Professor, Applied Environmental Health and the UMD Prevention Research Center at the University of Maryland, College Park) has been working remotely with Dillard faculty members John Barnes (Associate Professor of Visual Arts) and Keith Morris (Associate Professor of Film), and four Dillard independent study students to create film and art works about COVID-19 and health disparities in our region. Inspiring Health Justice: A…

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March 2021

Reckoning with the History of Whiteness in New Orleans: A conversation with author Edward Ball and historian Dr. Laura Rosanne Adderley

March 31 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm

REGISTER HERE The New Orleans Center for the Gulf South and A Studio in the Woods present a virtual discussion with National Book Award winner and 2016-18 Gulf South Writer in the Woods Edward Ball and Tulane historian Dr. Laura Rosanne Adderley about Ball’s book, Life of a Klansman: A Family History in White Supremacy, which addresses painful truths of America’s racist past and present, engages with the vibrant national discussion of anti-racism, and serves as an anti-racist history of…

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Floating Adaptations In Search of Invisible Rivers 

March 21 @ 1:15 pm - 3:30 pm
Super Secret Location TBA

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT Floating Adaptations In Search of Invisible Rivers is an installation conceived by Jeff Becker, Nick Slie and Monique Verdin that features visual art, live performance and food. In this one time event, the artists are physically modeling ideas about how we can learn to live with fluctuation, to live with uncertainty, to live in symbiosis with our increasingly watery world. The event will also feature live music by Denise Frazier. March 21, 2021 with showings…

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January 2021

Gulf South Writer in the Woods Ladee Hubbard In Conversation with Dr. Jessica B. Harris

January 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join Gulf South Writer in the Woods Ladee Hubbard and culinary historian Jessica Harris for a discussion of Hubbard’s new novel, The Rib King (HarperCollins 1/19/21) moderated by Denise Frasier, Assistant Director, New Orleans Center for the Gulf South. Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at 6pm CT, register here. Hubbard works to deconstruct painful African American stereotypes and offers a fresh and searing critique on race, class, privilege, ambition, exploitation, and the seeds of rage in America in this intricately woven…

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Open Call for Next Gulf South Writer in the Woods

January 8 @ 11:30 pm

Announcing the open call for the next Gulf South Writer in the Woods, a program of A Studio in the Woods and the New Orleans Center for the Gulf South, for BILAPOC Speculative Fiction writers working in fiction, poetry and stage/screenwriting.

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November 2020

FORESTival 2020

November 14, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

For last minute questions please contact us at 504-407-4410. This year our annual celebration of art and nature will bring the magic of the bottomland hardwood forest into the city and your home. Choose your own adventure from an array of offerings and socially-distanced experiences that capture the essence of FORESTival while supporting the vital work of A Studio in the Woods. BUILD YOUR FORESTival BY CLICKING HERE Scroll down for more details on each item.   BUILD YOUR FORESTival…

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October 2020

We’re Hiring – Development Manager

October 5, 2020

A Studio in the Woods is seeking a part-time Development Manager to spearhead the organization’s fundraising efforts. A successful candidate will possess the ability to build and execute a comprehensive fundraising plan for the organization while working closely and collaboratively with the organization’s staff, the Tulane University development office, and the Friends of A Studio in the Woods Board of Directors to meet the Studio’s development goals. Friends of A Studio in the Woods’ operating budget is $300,000 with approximately 88% in contributed…

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April 2020

Virtual Writer’s Cabin Dedication

April 29, 2020 @ 8:00 am - May 29, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

The Writer's Cabin was a long-held dream of our founder, Lucianne Carmichael, that we've worked on over the last decade to make a reality. This winter it was finally completed and we scheduled a dedication full of readings, remarks and celebration for March 18, 2020. The global pandemic cancelled the event, but now we would like to (virtually) invite you in. Take a tour, read reflections, and dream of what could happen in this space. We invite you to submit…

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