Tuesday, Oct 22, 2019 6 PM

History of Carnival – Adult History Class

The Cabildo
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701 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA

Fall Adult History Class: History of Carnival October 1st-22nd (Every Tuesday from 6 – 8 p.m. Tuition: $60 Members | $75 General Admission Cabildo | 701 Chartres Street https://sforce.co/2MOPzj5 . 504.523.3939 Lecture Schedule: October 1 | A Historical Overview of Carnival October 8 | African American Carnival October 15 | Satire of Carnival/Gay Carnival October 22 | Folk Carnival and Its Growth Drawing on the success of our annual Spring Adult History Class: Neighborhoods of New Orleans, we have created a Fall Adult History Class: A History of Carnival. LSM Historian Dr. Karen Leathem will be leading the class along with speakers including Dr. Kimberly Vaz of Xavier University and LSM Carnival Historian Wayne Phillips among others. The class will define the origins of Carnvial, take a dive into African-American traditions, breakdown of the history of Carnival satire and the role of gay carnival. Finally a look at “folk” carnival will wrap up the class with a moderated discussion with active participants. The class enrollment is limited to so don’t miss out!