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Event: UL Lafayette Special Collections Journalism Event -- November 21

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UL Lafayette Special Collections has changed the time for its journalism event, "The Lafayette Guide: Alton Broussard and the Early Days of Lafayette Journalism" to 3:00 p.m - 5:00 p.m.. The date and place remain the same: November 21st in the Jefferson Caffery Reading Room, 3rd floor of Dupré Library.

This event will include a panel discussion on journalism and media coverage during the turbulent 1960s and 70s in Lafayette, as well as the influence felt today. The primary focus will be on Alton E. Broussard, former professor of journalism and editor of the "Lafayette Guide." At the event, his family will donate his collection of papers of the "Lafayette Guide" newspaper to the UL Lafayette Special Collections.

For any questions, please contact:

Zack Stein
Head of Special Collections/Assistant Professor
Edith Garland Dupré Library
University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Phone: (337) 482-6427
Email: zackstein@louisiana.edu


Original Posting

University of Louisiana at Lafayette Special Collections is proud to host the event The Lafayette Guide: Alton Broussard and the Early Days of Lafayette Journalism. This event will include a presentation and discussion of journalism and the media coverage during the turbulent 1960s and 70s in Lafayette. Topics include the Civil Rights movement and the French Renaissance, which were documented in the local newspaper the Lafayette Guide, edited by former UL Lafayette journalism professor Alton E. Broussard. At the event, his family will donate his collection of papers of the Lafayette Guide newspaper to the UL Lafayette Special Collections.

The event will be held Thursday November 21, 2019 from 5:30pm-8:00pm in the Jefferson Caffery Reading Room, 3rd floor of Edith Garland Dupré Library. Refreshments will be provided.

For more information, please contact:
Zack Stein, Head of Special Collections/Assistant Professor
Email: zackstein@louisiana.edu
Phone: (337) 482-6427

The Lafayette Guide: Alton Broussard and the Early Days of Lafayette Journalism

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