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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Jamie Guilbeau and Thelma Guilbeau UL Lafayette Research Grant (Richard)

To promote the use of collections housed at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, the Department of History and Geography is pleased to announce the Jamie Guilbeau and Thelma Guilbeau UL Lafayette Research Grant in the amount of $2,000 for a researcher who is not a faculty member, staff member, or graduate student at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

History Harvest: French-Speaking Heritage in Louisiana (Richard)

Lâche Pas Le Français!

Share and Preserve Louisiana’s French Speaking Heritage


Saturday, April 9, 2016                                             Lafayette Public Library (Downtown)

10am-3pm                                                                  301 West Congress Street




LHA Call for Nominations (Richard)

The Louisiana Historical Association is currently accepting nominations for the following positions:


    -Board of Directors - three positions


Detailed descriptions of the terms and responsibilities of each office is contained within the bylaws of the LHA, which can be downloaded from the LHA website, www.lahistory.org

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-Louisiana: 18 January - 25 January (Richard)

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from
18 January 2016 to 25 January 2016.  These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-Louisiana.  See the H-Net Job Guide website at
http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information.  To contact the Job Guide,

LHA Amos E. Simpson Travel Award (Richard)

LHA Amos E. Simpson Travel Award

The LHA will offer two short-term travel awards for 2016. Each grant will provide a stipend of $1000 for research in Louisiana archives and collections. These grants are designed to assist scholars interested in Louisiana history, for whom distance and expense present a substantial obstacle to research in the state's rich archives. Complete applications are due by March 1, 2016, for travel between May 1, 2016 and September 15, 2016.