Midlo Center for New Orleans Studies

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Community Outreach

Since its inception, the Midlo Center has sponsored a series of high profile outreach projects that help circulate information from the University of New Orleans back into the community that it serves.

Dr. Dan Usner, Vanderbilt University at Midlo Lecture Series

The Midlo Center has served as an academic home to scholars from all over the United States and dozens of foreign countries who are researching New Orleans and related subjects. Read More

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The Ethel and Herman L. Midlo Center for New Orleans Studies promotes understanding of New Orleans history, politics, culture and public policy issues, particularly civil rights, sponsoring and participating in events that bring together scholars on special topics relating to New Orleans. The Center helps direct scholars to research material about New Orleans, serving as an institutional home for scholars who collect and preserve the history of the city, and who circulate their findings in lectures, publications, performances, exhibits, and documentaries.