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The 24th Williams Research Center Symposium: Crescent City Sport

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Saturday, January 18, 2020 9:00AM


The 24th Williams Research Center Symposium
Crescent City Sport


Hotel Monteleone, 214 Royal Street

Sports captivate us with narratives of improbable upsets, great champions, and bitter rivalries. Sometimes the story extends beyond the field of play, instigating or mirroring broader social, economic, and cultural developments. In conjunction with the exhibition Crescent City Sport: Stories of Courage and Change, The Historic New Orleans Collection invites you to the 2020 Williams Research Center Symposium. Moderator Jim Henderson and a vibrant slate of speakers will address topics ranging from the indigenous sport of stickball to the birth (and eventual triumph) of the New Orleans Saints. More…

Seating is limited. Registration includes Friday evening and Saturday afternoon receptions, as well as refreshment breaks.

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Registration opens Wednesday, November 27, at 9:30 a.m. CST.

The 24th Williams Research Center Symposium, Crescent City Sport, is presented by The Historic New Orleans Collection with support from Baptist Community Ministries and ClearBridge Advisors, LLC. Additional support is provided by Becker Suffern McLanahan, Ltd.; Hotel Monteleone; St. Denis J. Villere & Co.; Bywater Woodworks, Inc., General Contractor; Beverly Katz, Landscape Designer; Milling Benson Woodward, LLP; and Morgan Stanley, Ziminsky Group. The companion exhibition is sponsored by the Gayle and Tom Benson Charitable Foundation with additional support from Tulane University, Tulane University Athletics, and Allstate Sugar Bowl, as well as Amy and Chuck Lapeyre, David P. Schulingkamp, and Linda and Tommy Westfeldt II.

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