LCRP Director John Barbry to be Featured in The Historic New Orleans Collection’s 2023 History Symposium

History Symposium 2023: Democracy in Louisiana 

Saturday, April 1, 2023 | 9 a.m. — 5 p.m. 

Hotel Monteleone, New Orleans, LA 

The Historic New Orleans Collection (THNOC) is hosting its 2023 History Symposium, which explores how the democratic system has functioned in Louisiana and how key events have influenced our current political environment. 

Since becoming a state in 1812, Louisiana has participated in America’s bold experiment with democracy.
Moderator Dr. Pearson Cross and a vibrant slate of speakers, including Tunica-Biloxi Language and Culture Revitalization Program Director John Barbry will address topics ranging from the drafting of the first constitution and the politics of enslavement to the women’s suffrage movement in New Orleans and how Louisiana’s environment impacts public policy.

Symposium participants include Dr. Pearson Cross (moderator), Dr. Brian Klopotek, John Barbry, Dr. Steven Procopio, Dr. Laura Roseanne Adderley, Dr. Theodore R. Foster III, Dr. Libby Neidenbach, Dr. Albert L. Samuels, Rebecca Mowbray, Lamar Gardere, Dr. Andy Horowitz

General admission, $75. Students, teachers, and active military with a valid ID, $20. 

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