Louisiana Folklore Society News
2014 Annual Meeting- Call for Papers- Deadline February 14, 2014

The Louisiana Folklore Society invites proposals for papers and other types of presentations for its 2014 annual meeting.  We welcome presentations on any aspect of Louisiana folklore, folklife, and traditional arts, as well as on folklore theory and practice. The … 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