CFP - Towards a History of Louisiana State Institutions along Class, Racial, and Gender Lines - Tulane University


We would like to invite you to submit an abstract for this forthcoming graduate student symposium at Tulane University:  

Towards a History of Louisiana State Institutions along Class, Racial, and Gender Lines

LHA Awards Reminder

The Louisiana Historical Association offers several awards annually and bi-annually. Here are some of the awards with upcoming deadlines:



Awarded by the LHA and La. Tech University to recognize significant scholarship in Louisiana history and/or outstanding service to the LHA.

Deadline: February 5, 2018

Contact: Elaine Thompson,



Awarded biannually to the best published article on Louisiana history from any source.

H2O/LA: An Examination of Louisiana's Relationship with Water (Richard)

Registration is now available for the upcoming symposium, "H2O/LA: An Examination of Louisiana's Relationship with Water," which will be held on Monday, August 14, 2017, from 8:30 am through 7:30 pm at Louisiana Immersive Technologies Enterprise (LITE) in Lafayette.

Call for Submissions — The Attakapas Gazette (Richard)

The Attakapas Gazette is the fifty year-old publication of The Attakapas Historical Association, whose mission is to provide a non-sectarian, non-partisan, and non-political platform for the collection, procurement, and preservation of significant facts, records, documents, and materials relevant to the history, genealogy, landmarks, and traditions of the central Acadiana region of South Louisiana. Today, the Gazette is published in an online form.

LHA Amos E. Simpson Travel Award (Richard)

LHA Amos E. Simpson Travel Award

The LHA will offer two short-term travel awards for 2017. 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 15, 2017, for travel between May 1, 2017 and September 15, 2017.


Louisiana Historical Association Call for Nominations Extended (Richard)

The LHA Nominations Committee is still seeking nominations for three positions on the association's Board of Directors. Nominations for Vice President, Managing Editor, and Secretary-Treasurer have been closed.

Nomination for the Board of Directors should be sent to Professor Christopher Stacey ( no later than February 24.


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