H-Louisiana is sponsored by the Louisiana Historical Association. The purpose of the network is to facilitate communication and the exchange of scholarly and pedagogical ideas and digital projects among researchers, teachers, scholars, advanced students, and related professionals (e.g. local historians, librarians, archivists, genealogists) interested in Louisiana history as well as those who work in Louisiana.

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RFQ: Alexandria, Louisiana, civil rights history consultant (Richard)

The City of Alexandria, LA, is acccepting qualifications, information and proposals for an Alexandria, LA Civil Rights History Consultant to conduct specialized assistance, research, documentation, and oral history interviews of the Civil Rights Movement in Alexandria, Louisiana, and to advise, consult with, and to work with the city and the Alexandria Human Relations Commission on the potential for the development of a local Alexandria Civil Rights Memorial Park.

Call For Papers--H20/LA: An Examination of Louisiana’s Relationship with Water (Richard)

H20/LA: An Examination of Louisiana’s Relationship with Water

The coast is shrinking. The water is rising. Torrential rain and flooding have displaced thousands. Governor John Bel Edwards just declared “a state of emergency” for the Louisiana coastline. Everywhere we look, water is at the forefront of discussion in today’s Louisiana. While this is not a new concern in Louisiana history, anxieties over water and its future effects have dramatically increased in recent years.