Colored Conventions Project, Regional Workshop

Monday, February 26, 2018 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm
308 Howard-Tilton Memorial Library
7001 Freret Street New Orleans, Louisiana 70118
The Colored Conventions Project

The hands-on workshop will introduce participants to the Colored Conventions Project, an NEH-funded digital humanities collaboration that focuses on recovering and interpreting the history of early African American political organizing (

Participants will explore a variety of digital tools for teaching and creating exhibits, looking at examples of existing CCP exhibits and curricula. They will learn about opportunities to become CCP Teaching Partners and develop exhibits in their own classrooms and communities, based on Colored Conventions that took place in Louisiana in 1865 and 1870.

Sponsored by: New Orleans Center for the Gulf South, African and African Diaspora Studies, English Department, Newcomb College Institute

Admission: Free
Attendance: Open to the public
Open to: Alumni, Faculty, Graduate students, Staff, Visitors

Kate Adams,, 504-865-5160