A screening of the documentary film, “She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry,” will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 13, in Oliver Hall auditorium. It will be followed by a panel discussion.
The award-winning 2014 film chronicles the history of the modern women’s movement in the United States from 1966-1971.
Panelists are: Sarah Brabant, UL Lafayette professor emerita; Dr. Janet Allured, a professor of history at McNeese State University; and Mag Ritchey, a Lafayette attorney.
The free screening and panel discussion are open to the public.
The University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s History Department organizes a Digital Humanities conference (THATCamp) Wednesday March 4 and Thursday March 5 (morning) 2015 in the new Student Union. Dealing with the uses of digital tools and technology to create, preserve, share, and teach materials in the Humanities, THATCamp offers opportunities to discuss what the digital bring to the field. Sessions will be designed the day of the conference and there is no Call for Paper.
Luis Alberto Urrea, 2005 Pulitzer Prize finalist, will speak in Lafayette at a dinner on Nov. 9 and a lecture Nov. 10 hosted by the Friends of the Humanities.
Urrea, critically acclaimed writer and best-selling author of 13 books, has won numerous awards for his poetry, fiction and essays. He was the 1996 writer-in-residence at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.
The Friends of the Humanities is pleased to invite all to an evening with Pulitzer Prize finalist Luis Urrea Sunday, November 9th at the Petroleum Club Ballroom. The social will begin at 4:30 with dinner to follow at 5:30. The Friends are delighted to welcome Urrea home to Acadiana where he served as the 1996 Writer in Residence at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Sunday evening, he will discuss the relationship between his writing and his search for identity.
UL Lafayette's Friends of the Humanities and the College of Liberal Arts will offer a series of free films on campus: "Images of South Louisiana in FiIm: Responsibility in Representation."
The films will be shown once a month on Sunday afternoons at 3 p.m. at James R. Oliver Hall (near Fletcher and Rougeau Halls). The third film will be:
Sunday, March 16 - "The Good Times Are Killing Me" (TVTV/Paul Goldsmith and others, 1975, 58 minutes)
The film showings are open to the public.
(Lafayette, LA) The Friends of the Humanities invite all to attend a “Books and Films” course exploring the Southern Gothic through the iconic writing of William Faulkner and Flannery O’Connor. The class will be taught by Dr. Mary Ann Wilson, professor of English at UL Lafayette. Dr. Wilson’s areas of expertise are nineteenth- and twentieth-century American literature, Southern literature and women’s studies. Classes will meet on Wednesdays from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in Griffin Hall, Room 201 on the UL Lafayette campus, beginning January 22nd, 2014 with the last class on February 19th.
Thursday, October 17, 11 a.m.
Dr. Pearson Cross will discuss: The Effects of Charter Schools and Vouchers on Louisiana Education & Humanities, as part of the Gloria Fiero Lecture
Angelle Hall Auditorium
Sponsored by the Friends of the Humanities