Amanda Lafleur served as the Coordinator of Cajun Studies at Louisiana State University. She worked in the Lafayette Parish School System as the Coordinator of French Immersion and, prior to that, she was a French teacher. Lafleur attended the Université de Moncton studying Acadian literature, folklore, and linguistics. She obtained her BA and MA, both in French, from Louisiana State University. She is a native of Ville Platte, Louisiana.
10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.
Children’s Author Tent 2
B pour Bayou: Un Abécédaire Cadien
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