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Book Talks

10:45 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

Hell or High Water: How Cajun Fortitude Withstood Hurricanes Rita and Ike (Ron Thibodeaux)
Location: House Committee Room 2

Discussions

12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture
Judith Bonner, Volume 21: Art and Architecture
Carolyn Morrow Long, Volume 14: Folklife
James G. Thomas, Managing Editor
Charles Reagan Wilson, Volume 3: History
Volume 4: Myth, Manners, and Memory; and Series Editor
Location: House Committee Room 4

2:45 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Representing Louisiana French Oral Tradition: Then and Now
Barry Ancelet, Josh Caffery and James D. Wilson, Jr. will be discussing Louisiana Folktales: Lupin, Bouki, and Other Creole Stories in French Dialect and English Translation, Alcée Fortier's landmark collection of Louisiana Creole folktales and Le trou dans le mur: fabliaux cadiens by Jean Arceneaux, pen name of Barry Ancelet.
Location: Capitol Park Museum Auditorium

3 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Southscapes: Geographies of Race, Region, and Literature
Editor Thadious M. Davis with poet Sybil Kein, author Olympia Vernon and Ernest J. Gaines scholar Reggie Scott Young
Location: House Committee Room 4