New Orleans is getting ready for “Making New Orleans Home: A Tricentennial Symposium,” March 8-11. The symposium will feature lectures and cultural programming throughout the city and explore the 300-year history of this diverse city. The symposium will feature events at Tulane University, the French Quarter at the Hotel Monteleone, Xavier University of Louisiana, the University of New Orleans, the 500 block of Royal Street at The Historic New Orleans Collection and the New Orleans Jazz Museum. Admission to the symposium is free. For full details and a schedule of events, visit 2018nola.com.