Art & Identity in New Orleans

HNRS 109 Spring '18

May 2, 2018
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Food Brings People Together

The social culture of food in New Orleans is seen through the familial passing of recipes. As I will discuss further on, gumbo is a family dish. The passing down of recipes is a way for families to create a … Continue reading

March 20, 2018
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Invisibility in New Orleans

The characters that we have discussed in the class so far have felt invisible within their own worlds. Binx feels invisible when he is surrounded by others, and Ophelia felt invisible in the house until she was auctioned off. Edna … Continue reading

March 13, 2018
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Cuisine, Culture, and Katrina

For my research, I would like to look at how the intersections of cultures shaped cuisine in New Orleans. I would also like to explore the revamping of post-Katrina New Orleans through the reopening of restaurants. Some of the questions … Continue reading

February 27, 2018
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Oh the Food

New Orleans is home to a variety of cultures and with those cultures comes a variety of food. The food brings together people and I want to examine how the cultures intermingled to create some of the most famous dishes … Continue reading

February 13, 2018
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“You Next”

At 5:30 in the morning, while most of us are still sound asleep, the Northside Skull and Bones Gang members are emerging from cemeteries and waking up Tremé for Mardi Gras. Their message? “You Next” This is their way of … Continue reading

February 6, 2018
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Chopin and Character description

The tan of the seashore had left her face, and her forehead was smooth, white, and polished beneath her heavy, yellow-brown hair. There were a few freckles on her face, and a small, dark mole near the upper lip and … Continue reading

January 25, 2018
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Bayou Sauvage Wildlife Refuge

The Bayou Sauvage Wildlife Refuge is on the Eastern side of New Orleans. Not only is it home to many different types of wildlife, which I will talk about more below, but it is also home to many different habitats. … Continue reading

January 18, 2018
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The Wards of New Orleans

There are 17 wards within New Orleans. Originally, these wards were created for political reasons. But while they have been replaced by council districts, the wards still hold a lot of meaning for neighborhood identity within the city.   When researching the wards in … Continue reading