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Fletcher Lecture Series


Mr. Benh Zeitlin, Academy-Award-nominated director of Beasts of the Southern Wild.

This year’s Fletcher Lecture consists of three exciting events:

  • Tuesday, October 8, 2013–free screening of Beasts of the Southern Wild at 5:30 PM in Peltier Auditorium.
  • Thursday, October 24, 2013–Question & Answer session from 10:30 AM to Noon in Le Bijou Theater in the Student Union.
  • Thursday, October 24, 2013–Fletcher Lecture featuring Mr. Behn Zeitlin being interviewed by Dr. Todd Kennedy, director of Film Studies, Nicholls State in Peltier Auditorium from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM.

All events are free and open to the public.

Fletcher Poster

2013 Fletcher Lecture Lecture Poster


Robert Penn Warren and Eleanor Clark 1985

Andrew Lytle 1986

Cleanth Brooks 1987

Clyde Edgerton, Hamlin Hill, James Cox, and William Bedford Clark 1988

Mary Bess Widden, Nancy Walker, and Jane Curry 1990

Donald E. Stanford 1991

Sybil Kein 1992

Ernest J. Gaines 1993

Edgar Bowers 1994

Kevin L. Cope 1995

X. J. Kennedy 1996

Lee Smith 1997

Fred Chappell 1998

Tim Gautreaux 1999

Noel Polk 2000

Timothy Steele 2001

Shelley Fisher Fishkin 2002

Maxine Hong Kingston 2003

Peggy Prenshaw 2004

Ellen Gilchrist 2006

Randall Kenan 2006

Gerald Early 2007

Sam Pickering Spring 2009

Marilynne Robinson Fall 2009

Olympia Vernon 2010

Darrell Bourque 2011

Joseph Boyden 2012


Paul Prudhomme

Chris Kerageorgiou and Goffredo


John Folse

Alex Patout

Gerard Thabuis

Frank Brigsten

Andrea Apuzzzo

Marcelle Bienvenu

Enola Prudhomme

Greg and Mary Sonnier

Mike Fennelly

Kevin Graham

Leah Chase Wayne and Debbie Pierce

Hubert Sandot

Terrell Brunet

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