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After Katrina: Transnational Perspectives on the Futures of the Gulf South

Friday, Nov 15, 2013 9:00a
Uptown Campus, LBC 201 New Orleans, LA

Hurricane Katrina was identified by a host of commentators as a 'teachable moment', one that somehow held lessons not just for the Gulf South but for the rest of the United States. These lessons were variously understood as relating to racialized poverty, decaying infrastructure and an ideology of neglect - a picture that seemed to point to the failure of the US as a utopian project. One of the limitations of early political, news media and scholarly commentary on Katrina was the idea that it had… Show more

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Uptown Campus, LBC 201
6823 St Charles Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70118
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