Free Lecture: “Island People: The Global Impact of the Caribbean and the Gulf South”

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Tulane University
Woldenberg Art Center
New Orleans LA 70118
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Joshua Jelly-Shapiro and Kim Vaz-Deville discuss the importance of the Caribbean and the Gulf South in world history.

Writer Joshua Jelly-Shapiro.

Writer Joshua Jelly-Shapiro.

The New Orleans Center for the Gulf South presents a talk with Joshua Jelly-Shapiro, author of Island People: The Caribbean and the World, a recently published travelogue that connects the histories of various Caribbean nations. At this lecture, Jelly-Shapiro talks with Kim Vaz-Deville about the affinities between the Caribbean and the Gulf South. The conversation is followed by a reception at Three Keys at the Ace Hotel New Orleans.

This event is free and open to the public. The talk takes place in the Stone Auditorium in Tulane University’s Woldenberg Art Center. For more information, visit Facebook.