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November 5th, 2019

UL Lafayette's First Writer-In-Residence, Professor Emeritus Dr. Ernest J. Gaines Passes Away

On November 5, 2019, Dr. Ernest J. Gaines peacefully passed away at his home in the presence of his wife, Mrs.... Read More ➝
September 30th, 2019

2019 Mount Zion Cemetery Clean Up

The annual Mount Zion Cemetery Clean Up will take place on October 26th, 2019.... Read More ➝
September 30th, 2019

7th Annual Gaines Lecture Series

(Lafayette, LA)-- Acclaimed Southern author and scholar, Dr. Trudier Harris will deliver the Annual Ernest J.... Read More ➝
August 22nd, 2019

In memory of former Governor, Kathleen Blanco, friend & advocate of the Gaines Center

We were saddened to hear of the passing of former Governor Kathleen Blanco.... Read More ➝
September 14th, 2017

5th annual Gaines Lecture Series

Author, lecturer, creative writer, and Ernest J. Gaines Scholar, Dr.... Read More ➝
October 26th, 2016

An invitation from the Gaines' Family

"Dear Family and Friends,... Read More ➝
October 24th, 2016

"Return Flights" Book Reading with Jarita Davis

Alumni Dr. Jarita Davis will be presenting her book Return Flights during a book reading.... Read More ➝
October 4th, 2016

Ernest J. Gaines to Recieve North Star Award from the Zora Neale Hurston/Richard Wright Foundation

The Zora Neale Hurston/Richard Wright Foundation will honor Ernest J.... Read More ➝

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