2017 Conference Program Schedule


Please make plans to join us for the 13th Annual Conference of the Louisiana Creole Research Association!  Our theme is “Cultural Kinship: The Caribbean’s Historic Influence on New Orleans Creole Culture.”

The Sunday, October 22, activity is a tour to Laura Plantation, which includes lunch. Deadline for reservation is October 17!

Other events include our annual Membership Meeting on Friday, October 20, and the Conference-Luncheon-Awards Ceremony on Saturday, October 21.

Click here for the registration form.


Friday, October 20 Annual Members’ Meeting Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities, 938 Lafayette Street, New Orleans, LA 70113 (Members Only) 6-9pm
Saturday, October 21 13th Annual Conference

Xavier University-Administration Auditorium Building- historic original stone building, center campus, Drexel Drive.

Registration 8:00 AM ~ Sessions 9:00 AM-1:00 PM ~ Luncheon/Awards Ceremony 1:30-4:30 PM (Lunch is included in the conference fee.)

Members $50.00. Non-members $60.00 Students with valid ID free (lunch not included)

8 am-4:30 pm
Sunday, October 22 LA Creole Tour of Laura Plantation

 Coach leaves Xavier parking lot 7:45 AM ~ Plantation Tour and Presentation 9:00 AM-11:30 AM ~ Lunch at 1:00 PM ~ Bus returns to Xavier Parking Lot 2:30 PM

Reservations only by October 17! Must have prepaid tickets. $50.00 per person (all inclusive) . Non-conference guests welcome with prepaid ticket by October 17.

7:45 am-2:30 pm