Thursday, Aug 13, 6-7 PM

Second Thursday Lecture At Home w/ Dr. Kim-Vaz Deville

The Cabildo
Getting there
701 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA

Second Thursday Lecture Dr. Kim Vaz-Deville Online event hosted on Zoom beginning at 6 pm. This event is free and open to the public, but must register with the Friends of the Cabildo by emailing A link/password will be sent on the day of the lecture. Dr. Kim Vaz-Deville is a Professor of Education at Xavier University of Louisiana, Author of "The Baby Dolls" & "Walking Raddy" . Her book The "Baby Dolls": Breaking the Race and Gender Barriers of the New Orleans Mardi Gras Tradition was the basis for the Louisiana State Museum's installation "They Call Me Baby Doll: A Mardi Gras Tradition" and the Young Leadership Council's 2016 One Book One New Orleans selection. Both books are available for purchase at the 1850 House Museum Store's online store: The Baby Dolls: Walking Raddy: 📦 Free shipping for Louisiana residents & Friends of the Cabildo members, and orders over $75. 📫 $10 flat shipping on orders under $75 📫 $8 flat shipping on orders under $25 📚 $4.50 on book only orders. 📍Free in-store pickup. Photo credit: State Library of Louisiana "B&W photo, 1942. Baby Doll Celebration. Part of Mardi Gras in New Orleans, La. "Baby Dolls" posing for camera."