Gallier Gatherings Book Club: Brothels, Depravity, and Abandoned Women


Wed Jun 12 2024 at 04:30 pm


Robert E. Smith Library | New Orleans, LA

Join us for an evening of conversation at a new location: Robert E. Smith Library! Presented in partnership with the New Orleans Public Library.
***This event was originally relocated to Rosa F. Keller Library but has been moved to Robert E. Smith Library due to unforeseen circumstances. Our apologies for the inconvenience and thank you for your understanding!

Hermann-Grima + Gallier Historic Houses (HGGHH) is excited to host an evening of conversation as part of our Gallier Gathering series, in partnership with the New Orleans Public Library (NOPL)! At our June 12th event, registered guests will meet to discuss the book, Brothels, Depravity, and Abandoned Women: Illegal Sex in Antebellum New Orleans, by Judith Kelleher Schafer, scholar of Antebellum Louisiana history. To read more about Brothels, Depravity, and Abandoned Women, please visit:

You can check out a copy of the book through the NOPL:

Limited copies of the book are also available at a discounted price of $11 through HGGHH as an optional purchase along with your free ticket.

The discussion will be led by HGGHH Director of Educational Programming, Dr. Amy Katherine Medvick.

This event will be held offsite at Robert E. Smith Library (6301 Canal Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70124).

Where is it happening?

Robert E. Smith Library, 6301 Canal Blvd,New Orleans,LA,United States
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