Upcoming LHA Online Presentations

ZOOM Meeting ID: 998 3447 7422

https://zoom.us/j/99834477422

(all times are Central Time)

Thursday, March 4 (4:00-5:30)

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[2020 LHA AWARDS CEREMONY and PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS

Henry Robertson, LHA Vice-President (2020), Presiding

“’Benevolence, Brotherly Love, and Harmony:’ Community Building among German Jewish Merchants in Clinton, Louisiana”
V. Elaine Thompson, LHA President (2020)

Wednesday, March 10 (6:00-7:30)

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[2021 LHA AWARDS CEREMONY and PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS

Eva Baham, LHA Vice-President (2021), Presiding

“The Creation of a Louisiana Bungalow Court: Suburban Development in Louisiana, 1909-1930”
Henry Robertson, LHA President (2021)

Thursday, March 18 (4:00-5:30)

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[BUILDING RENAMING ON A UNIVERSITY CAMPUS: MOTIVATIONS, JUSTIFICATIONS, AND OBSERVATIONS

Michael Martin, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Moderator

PARTICIPANTS:

Jordan Kellman, University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Marissa Petrou, University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Maria Seger, University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Theodore Foster, University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Trevian Ambroise, University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Phebe Hayes, University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Wednesday, March 24 (6:00-7:30)

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[LEGACIES OF THE COLONIAL GERMAN-ACADIAN COAST

R. Martin Guidry, Independent Scholar, Chair

“’It’s a German Sausage with a French Name:’ The Côte des Allemands at 300, A Critical Reassessment”
Andreas Hübner, Leuphana University Lüneburg

“Natives on the German and Acadian Coast: A Window into Native-Imperial Politics in Spanish Louisiana, 1763-1800”
Frances Kolb Turnbell, Tennessee Historical Society

“The Acadian Petitions: A 300-Year Legacy”
Fernin F. Eaton, Independent Scholar

Comments:
Jay M. Schexnaydre, Independent Scholar

Thursday, April 8 (4:00-5:30)

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[THE PRICE OF DENIAL: EPIDEMICS IN NORTHWEST LOUISIANA

Brady Banta, Arkansas State University (retired), Chair and Comments

“’Death and the Price of Lemons:’ The Great Influenza of 1918 in Caddo Parish”
Laura Lyons McLemore, Louisiana State University – Shreveport

“The Road Not Taken: Dr. Willis Butler and the Shreveport Narcotic Clinic, 1919-1925”
Sarah Greene Hamer, Louisiana State University – Shreveport

“The Making of Small Town Rage: The Work and Influence of ACT UP Shreveport in the Fight against HIV in the 1980s”
David Hylan, Betty and Leonard Phillips Deaf Action Center

Wednesday, April 14 (6:00-7:30)

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[LANGUAGES OF RACE AND BELONGING: MULTIETHNIC DYNAMICS IN 19TH-CENTURY LOUISIANA PRINT CULTURE

Ann Tucker, University of North Georgia, Chair and Comments

“’Unstoppable conjunction’ or ‘Racy and novel contiguity:’ Forms of the Creole in Antebellum Travel Writing and Fiction”
Erica Stevens, Houston Community College – Northline

“Ethnic Community, Military Sociality, and Multilingual Intimacies: A Louisiana Newspaper Network (1853–1868)”
Sarah H. Salter, Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi

“’Citizens Plead Necessity for White Supremacy’ & the ‘Privileged Dago’ Clause: The Power of the Press in Racializing Sicilians in 1890s Louisiana”
Jessica Barbara Jackson, Colorado State University

Thursday, April 22 (4:00-5:30)

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[THE POLITICS OF ACQUISITION: COMMERCE, EMPLOYMENT AND THEFT

Michael Powers, Angelo State University, Chair and Comments

“Hen-Men and Red-Handed Murderers: Louisiana’s 1879 Larceny Provision, Freedmen, and Nonhuman Animals”
Tom Aiello, Valdosta State University

“Demands of Commerce: The Louisiana Tehuantepec Company and the Complexity of Southern Economic Diplomacy”
Kyle Jackson, University of California – Berkeley

“Creole Women’s Occupational Strategies and the Politics of Wage Earning After Reconstruction”
Natasha L. McPherson, University of California – Riverside

Wednesday, April 28 (6:00-7:30)

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[LOUISIANA POT-POURRI

Emily Clark, Tulane University, Chair and Comments

“Antonio Acosta’s The Population of Spanish Louisiana: A Preview”
Paul Hoffman, Louisiana State University

“Body Politics: Keeping (and Making Up) Appearances in Colonial New Orleans”
Philippe L.B. Halbert, Yale University

“Behind Every Voodoo Queen . . . The Reconciliation of Jacques Paris”
Kenetha Harrington, Louisiana State University

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