LA Creole Will Hold Virtual Panel for Annual Conference

Louisiana Creole Research Association (LA Creole) will hold its 16th annual conference via ZOOM, featuring a panel presentation titled “Antiracism, Colorism, and Creole Identity” from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24.

The virtual presentation will include: Dr. John Q. Adams, retired professor emeritus of Educational and Interdisciplinary Studies (Western Illinois University); Bliss Broyard Noted author, essayist, and journalist who writes frequently about racial justice; and Bailey Duhé, a doctoral candidate in cultural anthropology at the University of Colorado-Boulder. Dr. Wendy Gaudin, assistant professor of history at Xavier University of Louisiana will moderate the panel.

For more about LA Creole membership, how you can donate, or how to be placed on our mailing list: www.lacreole.org or email info@lacreole.org.

LA Creole is a New Orleans-based, nonprofit organization whose mission is to “advance family research, provide education, and celebrate Creole culture.” LA Creole holds an annual conference, provides free public programming throughout the year, and publishes an annual journal in support of the vitality of Creole contributions to our community. The goal of the conference is to increase the knowledge of the general public about how the social, cultural, and political past exerts its influence on the national racial, political, and health issues of today.

To participate in the conference, register by clicking here.

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