Upcoming LHA Online Presentations

ZOOM Meeting ID: 998 3447 7422

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September 10 (4:00-4:45)

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[TEACHING WORLD WAR II WITH STUDY ABROAD

Moderator
Craig Saucier, Southeastern Louisiana University

Panelists
Mark Bielksi, Stephen Ambrose Historical Tours
Paul Wilson, Nicholls State University

September 10 (4:45-5:30)

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[IMPOSSIBLE DREAM?: ADVOCATING FOR ARCHIVES IN STATE & LOCAL POLICYMAKING

Moderator:
Faye Phillips, V. F. Phillips Consulting Baton Rouge

Panelists:
Laura McLemore, Louisiana State University-Shreveport
Mary Wernet, Northwestern State University

September 24 (4:00-5:30)

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[EDUCATORS, PROSTITUTES, CONVICTS, AND MULES

Liz Skilton, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Chair

“Sisters on the Frontier: Catholic Women Educators and the Shaping of the Early American Republic in the Gulf Coast Southwest”
Petra Monroe Hendry, Louisiana State University

“Miss Kate, Joe Ray, and the Mexican Tigress: Race, Violence, and Social Power in Postbellum New Orleans Prostitution”
Lindsay A. Silver, Louisiana State University

“Who and Where Were the Women: Louisiana Convict Lease 1868-1901”
Marianne Fisher-Giordano, Northwestern State University

“‘Bring Forth the Fiery, Untamed Steeds:’ Lost Horse and Mule Market Districts of New Orleans”
Charlotte Jones, Tulane University

Comments:
Mark Fernandez, Loyola University of New Orleans

October 8 (4:00-5:30)

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[NEW ORLEANS’ IMAGES: CAPTURING AND ILLUSTRATING THE CRESCENT CITY’S AFRICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY

Eva Baham, Dillard University, Chair and Comments

“Arthur P. Bedou’s Pictorialist Photography and Creole New Orleans in the Early to Mid-Twentieth Century”
Mora Beauchamp-Byrd, University of Tampa

“Lucille Levy Hutton: Portrait of New Orleans Education in the Festival’s Pageantry of Music, Theatre, Arts, and Dance, 1939-1962”
Jana Smith, Dillard University

“Preserving the Past: New Orleans Architecture in Family History and Images”
Lynette Dolliole Johnson, Louisiana Creole Research Association, Inc.

October 22 (4:00-5:30)

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[HERESY IN MEDIEVAL EUROPE AND AMONG MODERN JAPANESE

Charles Shindo, Louisiana State University, Chair

“The Origins of Lanquedocian Catharism”
Heather Duncan, Southeastern Louisiana University

“The Role of Nicholas of Lisieux in the Conflict Between Seculars and Mendicants at the University of Paris”
Andrew Traver, Southeastern Louisiana University

“Bushido Abandoned: Allied Prisoners of War Under Japan”
Jake Yount, Southeastern Louisiana University

Comments:
Maribel Dietz, Louisiana State University

November 5 (4:00-5:30)

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[MARCHE DU CALUMET DE PAIX: THE CALUMET CEREMONY AT THE BEGINNING OF NEW ORLEANS

Brady Banta, Arkansas State University, Chair

En Cadence: New Orleans and Calumet Ceremonies in Colonial Louisiana”
Shane T. Lief, Tulane University

“Chitimacha Diplomacy and Commerce in Colonial Louisiana”
Daniel H. Usner, Vanderbilt University

“Listening for the Calumet Ceremony in New Orleans Music History”
William D. Buckingham, Independent Scholar

Comments:
Charles Elliott, Southeastern Louisiana University

November 19 (4:00-5:30)

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[SPAIN, BRITAIN, AND LOUISIANA IN THE COLONIAL PERIOD AND EARLY STATEHOOD

Gene Smith, Texas Christian University, Chair

“Spanish New Orleans: Crossroads of Empire and Key to New Spain, 1763-1803”
Daniel Velásquez, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

“‘I am going for a few days over the River into Louisiana’: John Sibley and Early Information Gathering in Louisiana, 1803-1807”
James MacDonald, Northwestern State University.

“William Darby’s Map of the State of Louisiana and the Extension of American Sovereignty over the Neutral Ground”
Jackson Pearson, Texas Christian University.

“West India Slavery, the Royal Navy, and The Troubling Case of Admiral Sir Alexander Cochrane, 1807-1823”
Samantha Cavell, Southeastern Louisiana University

Comments:
Robin Hermann, University of Louisiana at Lafayette

December 3 (4:00-5:30)

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[BUILDING FREE BLACK COMMUNITIES IN 19TH-CENTURY LOUISIANA

Charles Vincent, Southern University, Chair and Comments

“Side by Side: Free People of Color in Plantation Country, West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana 1820-1860”
Evelyn Wilson, Louisiana State University

“Building Freedom Under Military Occupation in Civil War Louisiana”
J. Matthew Ward, Louisiana State University

“The African American Community of ‘New South’ Lake Charles”
Jeff Crawford, Louisiana State University

December 17 (4:00-5:30)

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[THE MANY FACES OF RACE IN LOUISIANA HISTORY

Edith Ambrose, Southeastern Louisiana University, Chair

“Monsieur Danny and Grand Zombi: African Serpent Spirits in the Mississippi Valley”
Jeffrey E. Anderson, University of Louisiana at Monroe

“Black and White Louisianans and Their Texas Connection”
Ronald Traylor, Southeastern Louisiana University

Victory After the Empire Falls: Black Aluminum Workers and Two Decades of Struggle for Promotion
D. Caleb Smith, Tulane University

“‘Doin’ What She Had to Do’: Leah Chase, Dorothy Mae Taylor, Sybil Haydel Morial and New Orleans Life after the Civil Rights Movement”
Lynn A. Cowles, Nicholls State University

Comments:
Alecia Long, Louisiana State University

January 14 (4:00-5:30)

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[CIVIL WAR, RECONSTRUCTION, AND REMEMBRANCE IN LOUISIANA

Samantha Perez, Southeastern Louisiana University,Chair

“Crisis in Command: The Chain of Command and Order of Battle of Confederate Naval Forces at New Orleans”
Neil P. Chatelain, Lone Star College – North Harris

“An Exception to Every Rule: Industry and Labor at State Penitentiaries in the Civil War Era”
Michael Frawley, University of Texas of the Permian Basin

“Fighting Mob Law: Louisiana and the Ushering in of a Violent Reconstruction Era”
Kathryn Dungy, Saint Michael’s College

“Vindicating the Lost Cause: New Orleans Women and Confederate Monuments”
Howard Hunter, Metairie Park Country Day School

Comments:
Justin Nystrom, Loyola University of New Orleans

January 28 (4:00-5:30)

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[ASPECTS OF ACADIANA

Monica Wright, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Chair and Comments

Bouki et Lapin Ont Ouvert l’Ouest
Abigail Scott, University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Jewish Acadians: Archiving the History of the Jews of Southwest Louisiana
Zach Stein, University of Louisiana at Lafayette

“John Lynch: The Father of the Flyway Biologist,”
Jacob T. Gautreaux, Louisiana State University

February 11 (4:00-5:30)

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[LOUISIANA, THE AMERICAN PRESIDENCY, CONGRESS, AND HEALTH CARE

Peter Petrakis, Southeastern Louisiana University, Chair

“Right-Wing Letters to the Shreveport Journal on the Eve of the Presidential Election of 1964”
Ralph W. Brown, University of Louisiana at Monroe

“Anxiety, Authority, and Acceptance: Louisiana’s Congressional Delegation, 1960-1972”
Michael S. Martin, University of Louisiana at Lafayette

“Louisiana and the 1965 Medicare Debate: The Rhetoric of Freedom and the Neoliberal Construction of the Modern American Healthcare System”
Rex Randall Jones, Jr., University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Comments:
Keith Finley, Southeastern Louisiana University

February 25 (4:00-5:30)

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[NATIVE AMERICANS AND LOUISIANA

Paul Hoffman, Louisiana State University, Chair

“Indian Men and French ‘Women’: Conflicting Masculinities in Eighteenth-Century Louisiana”
Eric J. Toups, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

“Choctaw Migrations to Northwestern Louisiana”
Robert B. Caldwell Jr., SOWELA Technical and Community College

“The Red River Medicine Stone: How it Got to the Peabody Museum and Its Conflicting Interpretation”
Robin Cole-Jett, Red River Historian

Comments:
Zachary Isenhower, Southeastern Louisiana University

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