Free Joan of Arc Conference! Salon de Jeanne d'Arc at Tulane University 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sponsored by the Department for Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Tulane university
Produced by The Joan of Arc Project, producers of the Annual Joan of Arc Parade with support from French American Chamber of Commerce—Gulf Coast chapter
Tulane University, Woldenberg Art Center--Stone Auditorium
Free and Open to the Public—No Reservations Required
Time & Date
Saturday September 22, 2018
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. "Coffee & Croissants" underwritten by French American Chamber of Commerce-Gulf Coast. Come mingle with members, view and purchase Krewe de Jeanne d’Arc merchandise, enjoy pastries and coffee.
10:00 a.m. Welcoming Remarks by Dr. Adam N. McKeown, Associate Professor of English, and Director, Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Tulane University
10:05 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Opening Ceremony featuring songs by Ecole Bilingue de la Nouvelle-Orleans
10:20 a.m. - 11:20 a.m. KEYNOTE SPEAKER Dr. Jane Pinzino, Coordinator for Scholarly Resources, Humanities, Tulane University
“Joan of Arc's Rehabilitation Trial”
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. SPECIAL GUESTS: Orleans-Wichita-New Orleans Association presentation
“Orleans, France: Sister City to New Orleans!“
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Lunch Break: Guests are welcome to Krewe de Jeanne d’Arc merchandise and membership tables open in Woldenberg Breezeway.
1:45 p.m. Krewe de Jeanne d'Arc leadership special announcements and updates
2:00-2:45 p.m. Sister Allison McCrary, Sisters for Christian Community (SFCC)
“Piety and Politics: St Joan of Arc, Catholic Spirituality, and Sacred Activism Today”
3:00-3:45 p.m. Dianne Honore Destrehan, New Orleans Historian, Tour Guide, & Author
“Franco-Afro-Creole Roots: Discovering a documented Creole Legacy"
4:00-4:45 Dr. David Leinweber, Oxford College, Emory University
“Joan of Arc as a Story for the Ages: Why Professional Historians Need to Be Modern-Day Bards and Pass It On“