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Waggonner Center to host CABL President Barry Erwin




The Waggonner Center for Civic Engagement and Public Policy at Louisiana Tech University will host Barry Erwin, president of the Counsel for a Better Louisiana (CABL) for a discussion on the state’s budget crisis and possible options for solving the deficit dilemma. Erwin’s presentation, which will focus on the gravity of the current and projected [more]

History Department to host talk on backlash against the Civil Rights Movement




In commemoration of Black History Month, Louisiana Tech University’s history department will sponsor, “The Southern Manifesto: Massive Resistance and the Fight to Preserve Segregation,” by Dr. John Kyle Day, an associate professor of history at the University of Arkansas at Monticello. The talk will take place at the Lincoln Parish Library at 6 p.m. Thursday, [more]

Louisiana Tech choirs to perform Feb. 23




Louisiana Tech’s Chamber Singers and Concert choir will perform during an evening of music at its annual Winter Choir Concert. The event will begin at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23 in Howard Auditorium, Center for the Performing Arts, located on Louisiana Tech’s campus. Selections will include music by Ticheli, Rutter, Praetorius, Brahms, Copland, Duruflé, and [more]

Historian contributes to new book on Iraq, Afghanistan




The U.S. military engagements in Iraq and Afghanistan are still fresh in the minds of many Americans, but some historians are already trying to place them in the context of the nation’s past. One scholar who has been working to connect the recent past to the longer story is Louisiana Tech University assistant professor of [more]

Historians present work at national conference




Two Louisiana Tech University history professors were chosen to present research findings at the annual meeting of the American Historical Association, held recently in Atlanta, Georgia. Assistant professor of history Jovana Babovic spoke on “Josephine Baker in Belgrade and Zagreb: Opposing Receptions to European Entertainment in Interwar Yugoslavia.” Babovic’s paper was featured on a panel [more]

Department of Theatre set for production of “Sleeping Beauty”




Once upon a time, in a land far away, the fairy tale “Sleeping Beauty” was born. Louisiana Tech University’s Department of Theatre is bringing the story to life and to the stage, January 26-31 in Howard Auditorium on the Louisiana Tech campus. The curtain on James Barry’s wonderful story of action, adventure, hilarity, and true [more]

Speech and Hearing Center offers new services




An additional service at Louisiana Tech University will offer the community a variety of speech and language assessments, as well as therapeutic services. The Louisiana Tech Speech and Hearing Center, LTSHC, has announced the addition of a satellite space for use in additional assessment and treatment of speech-language and hearing interventions. The space is housed [more]

Department of Theatre announces cast for “Sleeping Beauty”




Louisiana Tech University’s Department of Theatre is proud to announce the ensemble cast for its second production of the year, James Barry’s “Sleeping Beauty,” directed by Paul B. Crook, associate professor of theatre in Louisiana Tech’s School of the Performing Arts. Performances of “Sleeping Beauty” are scheduled for 7:30 p.m. January 26-30, and 2:00 p.m. [more]

Poetry Society to present reading, release of student journal




The Louisiana Tech University Poetry Society will present a poetry reading to announce the release of its student journal, “The Quatrain,” at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 8 in George T. Madison Hall, Room 105. Student authors from the society will read from their works published in the first edition of the publication. This event is [more]

Auditions announced for theatre production of “Sleeping Beauty”




Louisiana Tech University’s Department of Theatre will hold open auditions for its second production of the year, James Barry’s “Sleeping Beauty,” on December 7-8 in the Howard Center for the Performing Arts. Young actors and actresses from grades 2 and up as well as college students are encouraged to audition for Barry’s adaptation of this [more]