Oscar Nominated Film Has Tulane Ties
Dietmar Felber, Kerry Washington and Elio Brancaforte outside Newcomb Hall on Tulane's uptown campus.
(Photo provided by Dietmar Felber)
When Germanic and Slavic Studies Departmental Chair Elio Brancaforte, was contacted by Quentin Tarantino's assistant seeking a German tutor for an upcoming film, he almost deleted the e-mail
thinking it was spam.
News from the field: Brian DeMare
Losing China's Past
One of the reasons
I exhort my Tulane students to go to China is that by studying abroad in a city such as Beijing or Shanghai, they can witness historical change on a scale that is unimaginable in New Orleans. Yet for historians, China's rapid transformation carries a high cost, not only in the destruction of classical architecture, but the elimination of the very documents we rely on to interpret and give meaning to the past.
Shakespeare Fest revists Hamlet for Performance for the Schools
In January of each year, the Festival stages its annual Performance for the Schools: A full length professional production of one of Shakespeare's frequently studied plays, performed on Tulane's campus as a field trip opportunity for 4000-5000 middle and high school students. continue reading
Congrats to Vaheed Ramazani
Professor Ramazani was awarded the Kathryn B. Gore Chair in French Studies.
read about Ramazani's research