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Ceremony for the Ernest J. Gaines Commemorative Forever Stamp

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8th Annual Gaines Lecture Series

On Thursday, October 29, the Ernest J. Gaines Center will host its 8th Annual Gaines Lecture Series at 5:00 p.m.

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A Memorial for Dr. Ernest J. Gaines

Join this virtual event on Saturday, Oct. 31, 2020, 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Friends, colleagues, and scholars of Dr.

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Attend the U.S. Postal Service's Ernest J. Gaines Forever Stamp first-day-of-issue dedication ceremony. The event will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, January 23, in the Atchafalaya Ballroom in the Student Union at 620 McKinley St.

Sign up to attend. This indoor event is open to the public. Paid parking is located in the Girard Park Circle garage. Email questions to

Learn more about the stamp, which will be the 46th stamp in the Black Heritage Series.

Purchase Ernest J. Gaines Stamps from the United States Postal Service.