21 Jul

New Orleans, a sense of place: Environmental and cultural resilience

Opening hours / Beginning:

9:00 am - 7:30 pm

21 July 2022


LMU main building, Geschwister-Scholl-Platz 1 and Amerikahaus, Karolinenplatz 3, München

Interdisciplinary conference and evening venue with live music

New Orleans, a sense of place: environmental and cultural resilience

9 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Conference venue (in the LMU main building), with:

Jazz Band march down Royal Street

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  • Bruce Sunpie Barnes (New Orleans Center for the Gulf South, Neighborhood Story Project), veteran musician and public historian
  • Rachel Breunlin (University of New Orleans), director: Neighborhood Story Project
  • Ryan Gray (University of New Orleans)
  • Matt Sakakeeny (Tulane University)
  • Bryan Wagner (Berkeley, UCB-LMU Research Cooperation)
  • Laurie Wilkie (Berkeley, UCB-LMU Research Cooperation)
  • Sakina Gröppmaier (Amerika-Institut München)
  • Nadine Klopfer (Amerika-Institut München)
  • Amy Mohr (Amerika-Institut München)

Music and culture in New Orleans

7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.: Evening venue (in the Amerikahaus, Karolinenplatz 3)

Multimedial presentation with live music, based on the book projects of Bruce „Sunpie" Barnes and Rachel Breunlin.

The entrance is free. Registrations for the conference as well as the evening venue are requiered. You can find more information on the website of the Rachel Carson Center and the Amerikahaus.

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