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April 20th, 2017

The History of Black Civil Rights in Lafayette Parish, 1800-1970

Rick Swanson, JD, PhD, and head of the Political Science Department will present a talk on "The History of Black Civ... Read More ➝
May 20th, 2016

Acclaimed author T. Geronimo Johnson visited UL Lafayette and gave a book talk at the Ernest J. Gaines Center during the 2016 spring semester

Johnson received the 2015 Ernest Gaines Award for Literary Excellence for his novel Welcome to Braggsville, which ha... Read More ➝
May 20th, 2016

Dr. Reynaldo Ortiz-Minaya visited the UL Lafayette campus and presented Plantation Economies and Penal Landscapes in the Caribbean

Ortiz-Minaya is on the faculty in Africana Studies at Hamilton College in Clinton, New York, where he works on quest... Read More ➝
May 20th, 2016

John Troutman, UL Lafayette Associate Professor of History at UL Lafayette, pulished Kika Kila: How the Hawaiian Steel Guitar Changed the Sound of Modern Music

Kika Kila begins in 19th century Hawaiʻi, where citizens of the Hawaiian Kingdom crafted new musical sounds and inst... Read More ➝
May 20th, 2016

The Center for Louisiana Studies hosted a musical House Party at Avery Island during spring of 2016

The intimate house concert with renowned local musicians David Greely (founding fiddler of Steve Riley and the Mamou... Read More ➝
May 20th, 2016

Friends of the Humanities featured UL English Professor Mary Ann Wilson as keynote speaker at the 2016 Spring Luncheon

Wilson’s talk was entitled Harper Lee’s Two Souths: To Kill a Mockingbird and Go Set a Watchman.... Read More ➝
May 19th, 2016

Faculty win University Advising Awards

Seven COLA faculty members receive University Advising Awards: Paula Broussard (CJUS), Nancye Roussel (CODI), Ryan T... Read More ➝
May 19th, 2016

UL Press sweeps Independent Publishers Book Awards

UL Press swept the category for "South: Best Regional Non-Fiction" in the 2016 Independent Publishers Book Awards: T... Read More ➝
May 19th, 2016

The Equity Caucus at UL held the first unconference on “Taboo Topics”

Feminist faculty joined in conversation about teaching, tenure, and relations with the Lafayette community. ... Read More ➝

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