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The Department of Afroamerican and African Studies presents

Lolis Eric Elie


Author of Treme: Stories and Recipes from the Heart of New Orleans Writer for Treme the HBO series Producer of Faubourg Trem: The Untold Story of Black New Orleans

Film screening and discussion Faubourg Trem: The Untold Story of Black New Orleans September 24, 2013 4 p.m. 5511 Haven Hall (Lemuel Johnson Center)
Faubourg Treme, the New Orleans neighborhood adjoining the French Quarter, was central to American history and culture- the Civil Rights Movement, music, food and most recently television. Join Lolis Eric Elie, who will discuss his neighborhood and its reverberations.

Co-sponsored by American Culture, Screen Arts and Culture, DAAS African American Workshop and Literature, Science and the Arts