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The purpose of the Louisiana Anthology Podcast is to discuss the literature and culture of Louisiana. Some weeks, Bruce and Steve discuss a work of Louisiana literature. Other weeks, we discuss topics that can help our listeners better understand our literature, history, and culture. We also broadcast interviews with various authors, artists, and scholars about their contributions to Louisiana studies.

The purpose of the Louisiana Anthology Podcast is to discuss the literature and culture of Louisiana. Some weeks, Bruce and Steve discuss a work of Louisiana literature. Other weeks, we discuss topics that can help our listeners better understand our literature, history, and culture. We also broadcast interviews with various authors, artists, and scholars about their contributions to Louisiana studies.
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The purpose of the Louisiana Anthology Podcast is to discuss the literature and culture of Louisiana. Some weeks, Bruce and Steve discuss a work of Louisiana literature. Other weeks, we discuss topics that can help our listeners better understand our literature, history, and culture. We also broadcast interviews with various authors, artists, and scholars about their contributions to Louisiana studies.

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Episodes

342. Deb Jannerson, part 1

12/7/2019
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342. Part 1 of our interview with Deb Jannerson. Deb is an award-winning author of bildungsroman lit, queer romance, and poetry. Her debut YA book, The Women of Dauphine, is now available from NineStar Press. Her acclaimed poetry collections, Thanks for Nothing (Finishing Line Press, 2018) and Rabbit Rabbit (Finishing Line Press, 2016), are available wherever books are sold. More than one hundred of her pieces have appeared in anthologies and magazines, including viral articles for Bitch....

Duration:01:11:19

341. Lamar White and Rob Anderson

11/29/2019
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341. Lamar White, Jr., editor of the Bayou Brief, visits again to analyze the recent elections in Louisiana. The Bayou Brief had some major scoops this year that influenced the election. Lamar and his reporters serve an important role in bringing out the truth about Louisiana politics. With him is Rob Anderson, who has run for office against Clay Higgins before. Natchitoches Christmas Festival Listen on iTunes Listen on Stitcher Listen on Google Play. Listen on Spotify. Listen on...

Duration:01:37:00

340. Ed Burcham, part 2

11/22/2019
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340. Part 2 of our interview with Ed Burcham about his life and his novel, Feathers of Faith. A young man, disillusioned by a caustic religious upbringing, strays into a self destructive lifestyle. He finds temporary peace in a religion that centers on new age mysticism and tribal ceremonies. He then finds that the spirits that now haunt him can only be driven away by the grace and forgiveness of Jesus Christ. Louisiana Holiday Trail of Lights Listen on iTunes Listen on Stitcher Listen...

Duration:01:19:11

339. Ed Burcham, part 1

11/16/2019
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339. Part 1 of our interview with Ed Burcham about his life and his novel, Feathers of Faith. A young man, disillusioned by a caustic religious upbringing, strays into a self destructive lifestyle. He finds temporary peace in a religion that centers on new age mysticism and tribal ceremonies. He then finds that the spirits that now haunt him can only be driven away by the grace and forgiveness of Jesus Christ. Christmas in Roseland Listen on iTunes Listen on Stitcher Listen on Google...

Duration:01:23:11

338. Winston Ho, part 2

11/8/2019
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338. Part 2 of our interview with Winston Ho about Asian history in New Orleans. Winston is a graduate student in the Department of History at the University of New Orleans (UNO), specializing in early twentieth-century China and Chinese American history in New Orleans. He holds an undergraduate degree in history and Chinese language from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey, under the Department of History and the Department of Asian Languages and Cultures. He has previously...

Duration:01:36:29

337. Winston Ho, part 1

11/1/2019
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337. Part 1 of our interview with Winston Ho about Asian history in New Orleans. Winston is a graduate student in the Department of History at the University of New Orleans (UNO), specializing in early twentieth-century China and Chinese American history in New Orleans. He holds an undergraduate degree in history and Chinese language from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey, under the Department of History and the Department of Asian Languages and Cultures. He has previously...

Duration:01:42:44

336. General Russel L. Honoré

10/25/2019
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336. We listen to an address by General Russel L. Honoré. Beloved in Louisiana as the hero of Katrina, he now spends his time working to address the effects of climate change in Louisiana. As the commander of Joint Task Force Katrina, he became known as the “Category 5 General” for his striking leadership style in coordinating military relief efforts in post-hurricane New Orleans. A decorated 37-year army veteran and global authority on leadership and emergency preparedness, Gen. Honoré now...

Duration:01:12:42

335. Anya Groner

10/19/2019
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335. Our interview with Anya Groner, who teacher creative writing at NOCCA, the New Orleans Center for Creative Art. NOCCA is the regional, pre-professional arts training center for high school students in Louisiana. It opened in 1973 as a professional arts training center for secondary school-age children. Located in New Orleans, it provides intensive instruction in culinary arts, creative writing, dance, media arts, music (classical, jazz, vocal), theatre arts (drama, musical theatre,...

Duration:01:31:17

334. Henry Walther

10/11/2019
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334. Our interview with Henry Walther, President of the College Democrats of Louisiana. Walther says his first initiatives as the new president of the statewide chapter are to guide new college chapters as they begin to structure their respective organizations. “From the state federation level, I think we should still give a lot of flexibility to school chapters, because I go to school in New Orleans, and I don’t know what’s happening in Lafayette,” Walther said. “My main goal is just going...

Duration:01:28:21

333. John-Paul Young, part 2

10/4/2019
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333. Part 2 of our interview with John-Paul Young. Caddo Commission District 4. Runs a farm and a restaurant. Long term mosquito reduction — We can combat mosquitoes more safely with natural sprays, better water management, and repellent plants that don’t harbor pests. Humane animal shelter — We should transition to a no-kill shelter while expanding neuter/spay programs and responsible adoption and ownership programs. Smart water use — Water is the new oil, a scarce and valuable commodity....

Duration:01:17:37

332a. Lori Callais

10/2/2019
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332a. Our interview with Lori Callais, candidate for State House District 71, east of Baton Rouge. As a retired teacher I know that a strong workforce starts with providing a high quality education to every student in Louisiana. This means fully funding our public schools, paying and treating our teachers as professionals and stopping our over-reliance on standardized testing. On October 12th, #VoteForTheTeacher. Listen on iTunes Listen on Stitcher Listen on Google Play. Listen on...

Duration:00:16:50

332. John-Paul Young, part 1

9/28/2019
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332. Part 1 of our interview with John-Paul Young part 1who is running for Caddo Commission District 4. Runs a farm and a restaurant. Long term mosquito reduction — We can combat mosquitoes more safely with natural sprays, better water management, and repellent plants that don’t harbor pests. Humane animal shelter — We should transition to a no-kill shelter while expanding neuter/spay programs and responsible adoption and ownership programs. Smart water use — Water is the new oil, a scarce...

Duration:01:19:56

331a. Muriel Laws

9/25/2019
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331a. Our interview with Muriel Laws. Running for District 6, Livingston Parish Council. "I have put my determination into fixing roads, resolving drainage problems and restoring recycling services in our district by securing 500 signatures to support the initiative. Going door-to-door gave me the chance to speak with residents across their kitchen tables, learning about their priorities, their daily struggles and the improvements they wish to see in their communities. As a result of these...

Duration:00:12:32

331. Debbie Hollis, part 2

9/20/2019
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331. Part 2 of our interview with Debbie Hollis, candidate for Senate District # 37. Debbie Hollis has served the NWLA region for decades, working in economic development, social services, and the nonprofit sector. She has 20+ years of experience in community volunteerism and leadership, project creation & management, and political/community engagement. As a creative professional, she is adept at innovative problem-solving and collaborating with diverse groups of people. It's time for...

Duration:01:17:04

330a. Belinda Davis

9/17/2019
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330a. Our interview with candidate Belinda Davis. A recent Emerge alumna, she is running for Louisina House District #70 in Baton Rouge. With lifelong roots in the community of Baton Rouge and an unwavering commitment to public education and making government more accountable to taxpayers, Belinda believes in a better future for District 70 — and Louisiana. Listen on iTunes Listen on Stitcher Listen on Google Play. Listen on Spotify. The Louisiana Anthology Home Page. Like us on...

Duration:00:16:32

330. Debbie Hollis, part 1

9/13/2019
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330. Part 1 of our interview with Debbie Hollis, candidate for Senate District # 37. Debbie Hollis has served the NWLA region for decades, working in economic development, social services, and the nonprofit sector. She has 20+ years of experience in community volunteerism and leadership, project creation & management, and political/community engagement. As a creative professional, she is adept at innovative problem-solving and collaborating with diverse groups of people. It's time for...

Duration:01:16:22

329a. Dr. Brenda Leroux Babin

9/11/2019
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329a. Our interview with Dr. Brenda Leroux Babin at the Emerge fundraiser. "I am running for Louisiana State Senate District #20 because I have faith in our people, hope for our future, and love for our Bayou Region. As a coastal scientist, I will work to ensure continued funding for restoring our coast, protecting our homes, our businesses, and our way of life. As an educator, I will inspire hope for our schools, enacting legislation that will return respect to our classrooms. As a...

Duration:00:24:10

329. Brian Salvatore, part 2

9/6/2019
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329. Part 2 of our interview with Brian Salvatore. Brian is a chemistry professor and head of the Chemistry Department at LSU-S. He is running for the 5th District seat in the Louisiana House of Representatives. His campaign platform focuses on improving education throughout the state, fair taxation policies, responding to the environmental crisis, and rebuilding the state's infrastructure. Listen on iTunes Listen on Stitcher Listen on Google Play. Listen on Spotify. The Louisiana...

Duration:01:21:51

328. Brian Salvatore, part 1.

9/6/2019
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328. Part 1 of our interview with Brian Salvatore. Brian is a chemistry professor and head of the Chemistry Department at LSU-S. He is running for the 5th District seat in the Louisiana House of Representatives. His campaign platform focuses on improving education throughout the state, fair taxation policies, responding to the environmental crisis, and rebuilding the state's infrastructure. Pollination Celebration Listen on iTunes Listen on Stitcher Listen on Google Play. Listen on...

Duration:01:23:16

328a. Daryl Joy Walters

9/4/2019
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328a. Postcards from Louisiana Emerge, which is training progressive women to run for office in Louisiana. Tonight Bruce talks to Daryl Joy Walters. Shreveport. House District 3. Daryl Joy Walters is a native of Shreveport, Louisiana. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Religion and Philosophy from Wiley College in Marshall, Texas and a specialized certificate from Yale University’s Women’s Campaign School. Also she holds a Master of Divinity degree from Princeton, Theological Seminary in...

Duration:00:17:46