Dr. Joshua Caffery
Dr. Joshua Caffery is a scholar and musician and current Director of the Center for Louisiana Studies and University of Louisiana Press. He was a founding member of the Red Stick Ramblers, a longtime member of the Cajun group Feufollet, and has been nominated for Grammy awards as a musician as well as a producer. He is the author of Traditional Music in Coastal Louisiana and In the Creole Twilight, a collection of original poems inspired by Louisiana vernacular culture.
11:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
A.Z. Young Park, Author Tent 2
The Artistry of Louisiana Decoy Carvers: Old and Contemporary
Harvey Lewis with Joshua Caffery
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