Events

Feb 25

Post- Katrina Symposium---New Orleans, Katrina, and the Road to Recovery: Three Perspectives

On Thursday, February 25 from 5-6:45 p.m. in Boliou 104, Carleton College, three speakers—Rosanne Adderley, Associate Professor of History, Tulane University; John Bardes, '08 (history), teacher, Arthur Ashe Charter School, New Orleans; and Kimberly Smith, Associate Professor, Political Science and Environmental Studies, Carleton College— reflect on the impact of Hurricane Katrina on New Orleans and the city's road to recovery. Michael Hemesath, professor of economics, and organizer of two post-Katrina Carleton service trips to the Gulf Coast, will be the moderator.

Thursday, February 25th, 2010
5:00 – 6:45 pm / Boliou 104

It has been four and one-half years since Katrina hit New Orleans. Join us on Thursday, February 25 from 5-6:45 p.m., Boliou 104, Carleton College, as  Rosanne Adderley, Associate Professor of History, Tulane University; John Bardes, '08 (history), teacher, Arthur Ashe Charter School, New Orleans; and Kimberly Smith, Associate Professor, Political Science and Environmental Studies, Carleton College, present three views on Katrina's impact on New Orleans and the city's progress toward recovery. Michael Hemesath, professor of economics, and organizer of two post-Katrina Carleton service trips to the Gulf Coast, will be the moderator.

Co-sponsored by the Distinguished Women Visitors program, the Office of the Dean of the College, the Learning and Teaching Center, EthIC, and the departments of History, Environmental Studies, American Studies, Political Science, and Philosophy.

Refreshments and a reception start at 4:30 in the lobby of Boliou. The event is free and open to the public. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Sponsored by Philosophy. Contact: acurran, Philosophy