Friday, February 3, 2017

 

5:30–6:30 p.m. 

 

Keynote Address: Guidebooks to Sin: The Blue Books of Storyville, New Orleans
Pamela Arceneaux, Senior Librarian / Rare Books Curator, The Historic New Orleans Collection
Queen Anne Ballroom, Hotel Monteleone, 214 Royal Street

6:30–8:00 p.m.

Reception and book signing for Guidebooks to Sin: The Blue Books of Storyville, New Orleans 
The Historic New Orleans Collection, 533 Royal Street

Saturday, February 4, 2017

Queen Anne Ballroom, Hotel Monteleone, 214 Royal Street

 

8:00 a.m.

 

Registration

9:00 a.m.

Welcome and Opening Remarks
Priscilla Lawrence, Executive Director, The Historic New Orleans Collection

Bruce Boyd Raeburn, Symposium Moderator, Director of Special Collections and Curator, Hogan Jazz Archive, Tulane University

9:15 a.m.

The Music Lesson: Why the World Needed Jazz in 1917
Ted Widmer, Director, John W. Kluge Center, Library of Congress

10:00 a.m. Break
 
10:15 a.m.

Was New Orleans the Great Southern Babylon?
Alecia P. Long, the Paul and Nancy Murrill Professor, Department of History, Louisiana State University

11:00 a.m.

Before and After 1917: Recording and Appreciating Jazz
David Sager, National Jukebox Curator / Reference Assistant, Recorded Sound Research Center, Library of Congress

11:45 a.m.

Lunch 

1:15 p.m.

Post-Lunch Remarks
John H. Lawrence

1:30 p.m.

Title TBA
Jeff L. Rosenheim, Curator in Charge, Department of Photographs, Metropolitan Museum of Art

2:15 p.m.

Break

2:30 p.m.

Panel Discussion: “All that Jazz” in New Orleans
Bruce Boyd Cruise, Symposium Moderator
Greg Lambousy, Director, New Orleans Jazz Museum
Rachel E. Lyons, Archivist, New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Foundation
Bud Holmes, Park Ranger, New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park
Ron Rona, Managing Director, Preservation Hall

3:30 p.m.

Title TBA
Dr. Michael G. White, Jazz Musician, Historian, and Keller Endowed Chair in the Humanities, Xavier University, New Orleans

Williams Research Center, 410 Chartres Street

 

4:30 p.m.

 

Reception 
Meet the speakers.
Williams Research Center, The Historic New Orleans Collection, 410 Chartres Street