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.

Recent Content

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.


CFP: Hugh F. Rankin Graduate Prize in Louisiana History (Richard)

The Hugh F. Rankin Prize is awarded each year to the graduate student in history who submits the best unpublished article-length essay in Louisiana history or a related topic. Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited graduate program at either the M.A. or Ph.D. level, and the essay must be based on original research. Part-time graduate students are eligible. The award will be a cash prize, to be presented at the banquet of the LHA's annual meeting.

THATCamp Louisiana 2016: Digital Humanities conference in Lafayette (Richard)

The History Department at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette is proud to announce the second THATCamp Louisiana. The Humanities and Technology Camp, is an open meeting where practitioners in the humanities and technologies collaborate in impromptu sessions to learn, build, and solve problems together.