The Louisiana State University Field School will take place this summer in Florida. Instruction will cover basic excavation techniques, artifact analysis, and mapping.
Classes and work were cancelled on Friday, January 24 due to inclement weather. While snowfall may seem rare in Baton Rouge, it occurs more often than most people think.
Professor Craig Colten traveled to Florianopolis, Brazil during the Thanksgiving break to address the Third International Workshop on Environmental History. He discussed his research on community resilience to a group of scholars from Brazil, Columbia, Argentina, Portugal, and the U.S.
Professor Dydia DeLyser received national fame this week when an article on her Los Angeles neon project was featured on the front page of the Los Angeles Times.
LSU students visited the Avery Island Salt Mine Valley, Marsh House Slave Quarters, The Laboratory, Marsh Sugar House, the Jungle Gardens, and current Tabasco sauce factory. The trip was supervised by Dr. David Palmer, archaeologist at the University of Louisiana-Lafayette, and Shane Bernard, McIlhenny Company historian and curator of the Avery Island archives.
Dr. Craig Colten recently received a grant to extend ongoing research on community resilience along the Gulf Coast. This project will supplement an existing project that is being carried out by LSU geographers in collaboration with specialists from University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.
Four geography students entered student competitions at this year’s Southwestern Division of the Association of American Geographers (SWAAG) conference in Nacogdoches, Texas, and four walked out with the top prizes.
Anthropology course listings with descriptions for the Spring 2014 semester. For a complete course listing, please see the LSU course catalog.
Geography course listings with descriptions for the Spring 2014 semester. For a complete course listing, please see the LSU course catalog.
A recent study of the media impact of social sciences faculty ranked LSU number 13 overall in the United States, passing Harvard, Brown and The University Chicago.