Dr. Salima Ikram, professor of Egyptology at The American University in Cairo, will give a lecture about the relationship between humans and animals, as seen through ancient Egyptian mummies.
Loyola University New Orleans will host a free performance of “The Diary of One Who Vanished,” 60 years after the last production of this play in New Orleans.
Marcus St. Julien, a music professor at Loyola University, will present a free “Bach at the Organ” concert this Sunday, April 12, at Rayne Memorial United Methodist Church.
Tulane University’s English Department is sponsoring a spring symposium Thursday featuring a panel of distinguished critiics discussing the latest work in Eudora Welty studies and criticism, as well as a performance of Welty’s short story “Why I live at the P.O.”
Loyola University will host Tulane University anthropology professor Christopher Rodning for a lecture called “Fort San Juan: (1568) and Found (2013).”
Loyola University New Orleans’ College of Law will partner this weekend with the ABA Journal and the Louisiana State Bar Association to host “Hackcess to Justice Louisiana 2015: A Social Justice Hackathon.”
As a part of its Biever Lecture Series, Loyola University is hosting a talk Thursday called “The Environment’s Challenge to Religion” given by philosophy professor Robert McKim.
Toby Miller, a social scientist and author, will speak at Tulane tonight about uses for electronic waste.
New York Times executive editor Dean Baquet will speak Monday night as a part of Loyola University’s Ed Renwick Lecture Series.
Loyola University New Orleans’ Theatre Arts and Dance Department will perform Beth Henley’s classic Southern gothic play “Crimes of the Heart” starting Friday to end its main stage season.
Robert Gallo, a biomedical researcher who helped discover the cause of AIDS, will give a presentation called “Journey with Blood Cells and Viruses” this week at Tulane University.
Rickey Mathews, president of and publisher of NOLA Media Group, parent company of The Times-Picayune and NOLA.com, will speak Thursday at the Loyola University School of Mass Communication’s lecture “Digital Innovations and the Future of Journalism.”
Keith Sonnier, a postminimalist, performance, video and light artist, will speak about the development of his art at Loyola University this week as a part of the Mark Grote Visiting Artist Lecture Series.
Novelist Lorrie Moore, author of “A Gate at the Stairs” and a finalist for the Story Prize, will give a public reading from her work this week as this year’s Zale-Kimmerling Writer in Residence at Tulane University.
Opera star and 2001 Loyola graduate Bryan Hymel will return to campus Sunday afternoon to celebrate the release of his debut CD Héroïque with a free performance and discussion about his experience creating it.
Loyola University will host the Valentina Kozlova International Semifinal Ballet Competition this weekend, as well as master classes by the Soviet-born dancer from the Bolshoi Ballet who defected more than 35 years ago.
Dr. Kristen L. Buras, a member of the Educational Policy Studies faculty at Georgia State University, will be featured in Tulane’s “The New Orleans Education Market a Decade Later: Reflections on Race & the Politics of Dispossession” discussion this Monday night (Feb. 23).
Tulane University’s Newcomb Art Gallery will feature an exhibition called “Edgar Degas: The Private Impressionist, Works on Paper by the Artist and his Circle,” with an opening reception the day after Mardi Gras.