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The Altman Program supports events that promote an integrated approach towards liberal arts and business disciplines, address the interconnectedness of today's globalized world, and touch upon changing opportunities in global economies, politics, and culture - both from academic and practical points of views. Sign up to receive email notification of Altman-sponsored events.

Playing in the Gray: Offshoring & Foreign Investment in Frontier Markets - February 8, 2019  -  Feb 01, 2019
Sociology Spring Colloquium Series Presents... Playing in the Gray: Offshoring & Foreign Investment in Frontier Markets Kimberly Kay Hoang, Professor of Sociology at University of Chicago Date: Friday, February 8, 2019 Time: 12:00-1:30 pm Place: Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, Room B11 (... more
Borrowing Credibility: Global Banks and Monetary Regimes - February 7, 2019  -  Feb 01, 2019
A talk by Jana Grittersova, Associate Professor of the Department of Political Science and Cooperating Faculty of the Department of Economics at University of California, Riverside Date: February 7, 2019 Time: 3:30 – 5:00 pm Place: Gibson Hall, Room 126 Sponsored by the Altman Program in... more
Keeping up with Altmans: Reagan Orloff Researches Preservation Hall  -  Nov 19, 2018
Reagan at the PBS film shoot.   Altman sophomore Reagan Orloff has been making the most of her research opportunities this semester. A History major, Reagan is taking a Writing Biography course this semester with Professor Walter Isaacson in which she was tasked with researching a historical New... more
Keeping up with Altmans: "From the Rhythms of Brazil to the Classroom"  -  Oct 24, 2018
Photo from the School of Liberal Arts   The School of Liberal Arts published an article written by Altman sophomore Patrick Urbine in their newsletter this week. Patrick is studying Intensive Portuguese this semester, and is participating in the Brazilian Music Ensemble. Fellow Altmans Alec... more
Keeping up with Altmans: Lily Tendler Travels to NYC for T.R.I.P. and Tulane Takeover  -  Oct 22, 2018
Sophomore Lily Tendler traveled to the New York City in mid-October to learn more about her internship placement through Tulane Remote Internship Program (T.R.I.P.). While she was there, she also had the opportunity to attend Tulane Takeover and expand her professional network in NYC. She says: "... more
Not in My Neighborhood: A free film event - October 29, 2018  -  Oct 15, 2018
Featuring Filmmaker Kurt Orderson Please join Director Kurt Orderson for a free screening and Q&A of his film, Not in My Neighborhood, a film on the global economic & cultural dynamics of urban residential developments & the problem of gentrification in the United States, South Africa... more
Genomic Gold in the Cloud - December 7, 2018  -  Oct 05, 2018
A Talk by Professor Mél Hogan Professor Hogan, Assistant Professor of Environmental Media in the Communication, Media and Film Department at the University of Calgary, investigates the role of Big Tech infrastructures in mining “Genetic Gold” and its implications both economically and ethically.... more
Blessed Trees and the Rights of Rivers: Innovative Activism for Protecting the Environment - December 3, 2018  -  Oct 05, 2018
A Talk by Professor Dana Zartner Around the world, activists, lawyers, and judges have begun developing new and creative methods for addressing the nexus of environmental justice and human rights, and, in the process, are working to reframe how we think about the human-nature relationship. Date:... more
The Political Power of Being a Good Corporate Citizen - October 19, 2018  -  Sep 24, 2018
A Talk by Jane Sumner, Assistant Professor, Political Science, University of Minnesota Dr. Sumner's work focuses on the relationship between companies and government in both the developing and developed world, with a particular emphasis on how the private provision of public goods represents a... more
Political Science Professional Meet Up - October 2, 2018  -  Sep 19, 2018
Tulane Department of Political Science presents a Professional Meet Up!  Talk with Political Science alumni, employers, faculty, and students. Meet young alumni and learn how they leveraged a Tulane political science degree into successful careers. Date: Tuesday, October 2Time: 5:30pmLocation:... more