Monday, September 21, 2009

“Louisiana’s Lost Treasure: The Isleños”

History major Samantha Perez and Communication major Joshua Robin will premier their documentary film about the history and culture of the Isleños population in St. Bernard Parish. They created the film during the 2009 spring semester in a first-ever joint independent study class directed by Communication and History faculty. The Isleños originally migrated from Spain to the Canary Islands and later moved to Louisiana, where they are an important part of local culture. Reception to follow.

Monday, October 5 7:00 pm

Lake Pontchartrain Basin Maritime Museum, Madisonville

Tickets:Free Admission

Thursday, September 10, 2009

Compilation of Colonial Spanish Terms and Document Related Phrases

For those interested in the colonial Spanish language, see the COMPILATION Of COLONIAL SPANISH TERMS And DOCUMENT RELATED PHRASES.

These phrases would have been common in the area during the Spanish Louisiana periods.