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May 2nd – Lecture on coastal communities

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shrimpers_blogOn Friday, May 2 at 3:30 pm, Hill Memorial Library will host a talk by Dr. Don Davis as part of the Friday Forum Series of the LSU Department of Geography and Anthropology.

Dr. Davis of the Louisiana Sea Grant Program, an expert on the diverse coastal communities in the Louisiana wetlands, will present the topic: “In Louisiana’s Coastal Zone, the ‘Folks’ are the same as the ‘People.’”

The talk will be held at Hill Memorial Library in association with the traveling exhibition “I Remember: An Art Show of Environmental Significance,” a project of the Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection and Restoration Act (CWPPRA) Task Force and LSU Libraries T. Harry Williams Center for Oral History.

For more information about the Friday Forum Series, contact Kent Mathewson at 578-6073 or kentm@lsu.edu.

Image: Shrimpers, c. 1920. From the Colonel Joseph S. Tate Photograph Album, Mss. 4963.

Exhibitions Coordinator, LSU Libraries Special Collections http://exhibitions.blogs.lib.lsu.edu

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