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September 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Guest Speaker: Maida Owens “Swapping Stories-Folktales from Louisiana”

The Alexandré Mouton House/Lafayette Museum and the Lafayette Public Library System present Guest Speaker, Maida Owens, Folklife Program Director and cultural anthropologist, specializing in Louisiana traditional cultures.  She will talk about her book “Swapping Stories-Folktales from Louisiana.”  Hundreds of storytellers were interviewed in the compilation of this book published in 1997.  

A video documentary film produced by PBS under her direction, also titled “Swapping Stories” will be shown prior to the lecture.  The film features some of the finest storytellers identified in this folklife project. 

Doors open at 1:30. Seating is Limited for this FREE event.

Refreshments will be served.

Details

Date:
September 15
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Organizer

Lafayette Museum Association and the Lafayette Public Library System

Venue

Alexandre Mouton House/Lafayette Museum
1122 Lafayette Street, Lafayette, LA 70501
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Phone:
(337) 234-2208
Website:
www.lafayettemuseum.com