Fall 2018 marks the inaugural issue of 64 Parishes, the new face of the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities’ quarterly magazine.
The cover story is a special section guest edited by writer Alison Fensterstock, that explores 300 years of New Orleans music. Contributors include Ned Sublette, Gwendolyn Thompkins, Ladee Hubbard, Michael Tisserand, and Maurice Carlos Ruffin.
The issue also includes:
- Alecia P. Long’s look at the manipulative tactics of Jim Garrison, the New Orleans District Attorney who claimed to know the truth about John F. Kennedy’s assassination.
- An examination by Michael Patrick Welch of the debate between charter fishermen about the impacts of the Master Plan and the future of Louisiana’s coast.
- An exploration into Louisiana’s regional identity with geographer Richard Campanella.
- A review by Kristina Kay Robinson of New Orleans Griot: The Tom Dent Reader, edited by Kalamu Ya Salaam.
- Rien Fertel’s look back at A Walk on the Wild Side by Nelson Algren.
Plus stories by our partners at the Historic New Orleans Collection, Louisiana State Museum, Ogden Museum of Southern Art, Shreveport Regional Arts Council, Arts & Humanities Council of Southwest Louisiana, and the Louisiana Architecture Foundation.
The Fall 2018 of 64 Parishes is available $5.95 plus shipping. Click here to order via email or call toll free in Louisiana 1.800.909.7990 or 504.523.4352 ext. 110.