Payson Center Events

This is a reverse chronological listing of all Payson Center Events since 2012.

Half the Sky Screening

The Tulane Global Service League is partnering with Mama Maji, a New Orleans non-profit dedicated to providing clean water access to developing countries via programs that also empower women to screen the film "Half the Sky" based on the book by the same n

Event Date: 
Monday, November 24, 2014 - 7:00pm

Summer Institute 2015 Information Session II

Graduate Students: would you like to study abroad with the Payson Center this Summer? You are cordially invited to attend an information session to learn all about the Global Development Summer Institute 2015.

Event Date: 
Friday, November 21, 2014 - 1:00pm

Summer Institute 2015 Information Session I

Graduate Students: would you like to study abroad with the Payson Center this Summer? You are cordially invited to attend an information session to learn all about the Global Development Summer Institute 2015.

Event Date: 
Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 12:00pm

Geneva and Panama Summer for Development Appetizer Course

Interested undergraduate students will receive a little taste of the curriculum offered as part of the Geneva and Panama 2015 Summer for Development Undergraduate Study Abroad Programs.

In addition to feeding prospective students' minds and spirits, pizza will be served.

To RSVP and or to receive more information: subscribe to our Geneva and Panama Summer for Development mailing list.

Event Date: 
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 1:00pm

Payson PhD Workshop

This workshop will provide our PhD cohort with some concrete tools to be better equipped and more efficient in their quest for their doctorate.  This platform will also be a good opportunity for the students to communicate their needs and discuss any questions they may have on any stage of the doctoral process.  

Event Date: 
Monday, November 17, 2014 - 6:00pm

A Reading by Jamaica Kincaid

In a career spanning four decades, Jamaica Kincaid has become one of the most distinctive voices in American letters. Her works of non fiction include "A Small Place" (1986), "My Brother" (1997), "Talk Stories" (2001), "My Garden Book" (2001), and "Among Flowers: A Walk in the Himalayas" (2001). Her published fiction include the novels "Annie John" (1985), "Lucy" (1990), "The Autobiography of My Mother" (1995), "Mr. Potter" (2002) and, her latest, "See Now Then" (2013). She has received, among other awards, the Guggenheim Award for Fiction and the Prix Femina Etranger.

Event Date: 
Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 6:30pm

FACTS: French Ameri-Can Climate TalkS

Building up to the United Nations Climate Change Conference to be hosted by France in December 2015 (COP 21-Paris Climate 2015), FACTS (French Ameri-Can Climate Talks) is an event organized by the Embassies of France in both Canada and the United States.

Event Date: 
Monday, November 10, 2014 - 3:00pm

San Francisco Idealist Grad School Fair

Stop by and meet with the admissions team and alumni at the Payson Center for International Development booth at the San Francisco Idealist Grad School Fair on Thursday, November 6, 2014 at the Golden Gate Park, San Francisco County Fair Building.

Event Date: 
Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 5:00pm

Tulane Effective Altruism Presents: Alan Fenwick: When Academia Meets Aid

On behalf of Tulane Effective Altruism, a new club on campus that is interested in cost effective international charities, you are invited to an event to be held Wednesday, November 5th, Tulane Effective Altruism is holding its first event in Rogers Memorial Chapel at 7pm. Alan Fenwick, Director of Schistosomiasis Control Initiative at the Imperial College London will be coming to campus to discuss the effects of his work in sub-Saharan Africa.

Event Date: 
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 7:00pm

Social and Environmental Safeguards, Policies and Practices in International Development

A discussion with Social Specialist, Carlos Pérez-Brito

Event Date: 
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 4:30pm

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