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Louisiana Creole Research Association’s 11th Annual Conference

The Louisiana Creole Research Association holds its 11th Annual Conference at Xavier University in New Orleans, from October 23-25. The conference supports family research, provides education, and celebrates Creole culture. This year’s theme is Music Transcends: Our Syncopated Journey From Reconstruction to Katrina. The LEH is proud to support the La. Creole Research Association with complimentary copies of Louisiana Cultural Vistas. For registration information and more ...

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LEH’s Restovic to Speak to LA Archives

October is Archives Month, and the Louisiana State Archives celebrates with activities at its Baton Rouge facility. On Thursday, October 29, LEH Executive Director Miranda Restovic will give a lecture on the council’s history and mission. The event place takes place at 10 a.m. in the Archive’s Wade O. Martin Auditorium. Admission is free. The Louisiana State Archive is located at ...

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The fall 2015 issue of Louisiana Cultural Vistas magazine

The fall 2015 issue of Louisiana Cultural Vistas magazine chronicles the last sixty years of our state’s politics. As Louisiana approaches Election Day, we’re posting new features to KnowLouisiana.org, including interviews with our contributors and classic content from our archives. This week we debut:  “Mr. Edwards Goes to Paris,” David Johnson’s interview with photographer Philip Gould, whose photo of Edwin Edwards graces our cover. Gould discusses the raucous ...

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Sept. 24: LEH’s Governors Project Stops in New Orleans

As citizens go to the polls this fall, the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities presents The Louisiana Governors Project, a series of public events designed to position history as a voter guide. On Thursday, September 24 at 6pm, the seven parish tour stops in New Orleans for a conversation about the administration of Gov. David Treen. Robert Mann of LSU’s ...

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Sept. 29: Inaugural Reading for New Louisiana Poet Laureate

In August Gov. Bobby Jindal selected Dr. Peter Cooley of New Orleans as Louisiana’s poet laureate for the 2015-2017 term. On Tuesday, September 29 at 6:30pm, the LHC hosts Dr. Cooley’s inaugural reading. The event begins with a reception and Dr. Cooley will read from his work. Cooley is Professor of English and Director of the Creative Writing program at ...

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Our Fall 2015 Issue is Here!

As election season kicks into high gear, Louisiana Cultural Vistas dedicates its fall 2015 issue to the political history of Louisiana. The magazine includes features and interviews that explore the last sixty years of elections, controversies and commercials. We hope you take your copy to the polls this fall. Robert Mann leads a roundtable with veteran political strategists Gus Weill, ...

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