Professors Present at the Gulf South History and Humanities Conference

Oct 28, 2019, 14:42 PM
Two LSUA professors recently presented papers at a conference sponsored by the Gulf South Historical Association.

Dr. Christopher Stacey and Dr. Jerry Sanson presented papers at the Gulf South History and Humanities Conference sponsored by the Gulf South Historical Association in Pensacola, Florida on October 17 and 18. Dr. Stacey’s paper, “Rasslin’ with Race: The Memphis and Mid-South Wrestling Territories, 1959-1992, and the Evolution of Political Culture in the South,” was part of the session “Rasslin’, Race, and Region: The Intersection of Professional Wrestling and Southern Culture from 1960-1980.” Dr. Sanson’s paper, “The Great War’s Lingering Effect in Louisiana: The Establishment and Legacy of Camp Beauregard,” was included in the session “Reflections and Legacies of War.” 

The Gulf South Historical Association preserves and promotes the history and cultures of the Gulf South and the Caribbean Basin within state, regional, and international contexts.