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Payson makes an impressive showing at the International Studies Association 2015 Annual Conference


The International Studies Association (ISA) recently held its annual convention in New Orleans from February 18 - 21, 2015.  The theme was Global International Relations and Regional Worlds: A New Agenda for International StudiesThe ISA is one of the largest inter-disciplinary scholarly organizations in the world and Payson Center faculty and graduate students have been involved with this group for years. ISA has a broad range of interests including International Development, which is further propelled by the ISA Global South Caucus.

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International Studies Association Annual Convention

The International Studies Association (ISA) is one of the largest inter-disciplinary scholarly organizations in the USA.  It has a broad range of interests including International Development.  For conference details please see

In addition, several Payson faculty members and a Payson Ph.D. graduate will be making presentations as follows:

Event Date: 
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 - 8:00am

Prospect.3: Notes for Now, an international contemporary art biennial


Prospect.3: Notes for Now (P.3) is an international contemporary art biennial. P.3 will feature the work of 58 artists selected by Artistic Director Franklin Sirmans in 18 venues located throughout New Orleans.

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New Orleans Idealist Grad School Fair

Stop by and meet with the admissions team and alumni at the Payson Center for International Development booth at the New Orleans Idealist Grad School Fair on Thursday, October 16th at the Tulane University Lavin Bernick Center (LBC).

Event Date: 
Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 5:00pm

Wetlands Art Tour


The first annual Wetlands Art Tour( on Saturday, May 10th is a FREE, daylong event in the St. Claude Arts District showcasing art, performance and activism related to coastal erosion and wetlands restoration in Louisiana.

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Nonprofit Workshop: Fundraising Events 101


Attendees learn about types of fundraising events, working with volunteers and finding corporate sponsors. Admission $35


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GiveNOLA Day


What is GiveNOLA Day?

Hosted on Tuesday, May 6th by the Greater New Orleans Foundation, GiveNOLA Day is the community’s first one-day, online giving event to inspire people to give generously to nonprofit organizations who make our region a stronger and thriving community for all.

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Sisters Centering Voices: Developing solutions by centering the voices and stories of the women. Feat. Deon Haywood of Women With A Vision (WWAV)


Fridays at Newcomb

Sisters Centering Voices: Developing solutions by centering the voices and stories of the women

featuring Deon Haywood

Date: Friday, February 7, 2014
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Building: Caroline Richardson Building, Anna Many Lounge
Location: uptown campus

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Framing Cities Symposium: Understanding Equities of Place


We live in an increasingly urban world. Best estimates suggest 75% of the world’s population will live in urban areas by 2050. This presents new social, economic, political, and environmental challenges. We believe these changes must be addressed through the partnership and collaboration of a diverse collection of disciplines.

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Sustainability & Globalization Lecture: Cyn Sarthou - Gulf Restoration Network


Cyn Sarthou

Executive Director, Gulf Restoration Network

Register for this event!

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