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Welcome to the 2007 Second Howard Mahan Symposium information page.
Video of the Final Round Table Discussion

The Department of History, in collaboration with the Journal of American History, will be sponsoring “Through the Eye of Katrina: The Past as Prologue?” – a multidisciplinary conference examining the history and culture of New Orleans and the Gulf Coast in the aftermath of one of the worst natural disasters to hit the United States.

The conference will take place from March 7-10, 2007 in Mobile, Alabama. All sessions will be held at the Museum of Mobile located in the heart of Mobile’s historic district while the keynote address by Professor Lawrence Powell of Tulane University will be delivered at the Laidlaw Center for Performing Arts at the University of South Alabama.

Activities will also include a walking tour of Mobile’s historic district, luncheon, and wine and cheese reception.

Please find above links to our conference program and registration form as well as information on hotel accommodations, transportation, and the city of Mobile.

Thank you for your interest and we look forward to seeing you in March.


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