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Ceremony for the Ernest J. Gaines Commemorative Forever Stamp

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11th Annual Gaines Lecture Series - "Gaines: A Legacy of Excellence"

Join us and 2018 Ernest Gaines Award for Literary Excellence recipient Ladee Hubbard as she presents for our 11th in

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Remembering Dr. John Wharton Lowe

Honoring the Life of Dr. John Lowe

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Event: First Drafts: Exploring the Ernest J. Gaines Center's Manuscript Collections

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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 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 23, in the Atchafalaya Ballroom in the Student Union at 620 McKinley St.

Registration has ended. 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.