Louisiana Folklore Society News
2015 Annual Meeting- Call for Papers- Deadline February 13, 2015

The Louisiana Folklore Society invites proposals for papers and other types of presentations for its 2015 annual meeting to be held March 20-21, 2015 in Natchitoches, Louisiana. We welcome presentations on any aspect of Louisiana folklore, folklife, and traditional arts, … Continue reading

LFS Board Member Joshua Caffery receives Alan Lomax Fellowship

Louisiana Folklore Society Board Member Dr. Joshua Caffery has been awarded the prestigious Alan Lomax Fellowship in Folklife Studies by the John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress. Caffery is the first high school teacher and the first U.S. … Continue reading

Two LFS Members Among Filmmaker Awards Winners

Louisiana Folklore Society members Conni Castille and John Sharp are among the 2012 Louisiana Filmmaker awards recipients as announced by Louisiana Entertainment. Conni Castille applied her grant to complete T-Galop: A Louisiana Horse Story, a full-length documentary on Louisiana cowboy … Continue reading

Expanding the LA Music Collection

The Louisiana State Museum – Expanding the Louisiana Music Collection The Louisiana State Museum is actively collecting artifacts in order to expand its musical holdings to encompass the full breadth of Louisiana’s musical heritage.  The Louisiana State Museum houses, exhibits … Continue reading