Benoit to headline lecture series at Nicholls

THIBODAUX – The 2010 Bonnie Bourg Lecture Series and Women’s History Luncheon and Awards Presentation at Nicholls State University will feature Nicholls graduate Michelle Benoit, writer, producer and director of numerous films and documentaries including “Willie Frances Must Die Again,” “Haunted Waters Fragile Lands” and “Good for What Ails You.”

Slated for 10:30 a.m. Thursday, March 25, in the Le Bijou Theater of the Bollinger Memorial Student Union, Benoit’s lecture is titled “Writing Women Back into History.” Attendance is free.

The luncheon will follow the lecture and feature an awards ceremony honoring faculty, staff, students and community members. Admission is $15 per person, and reservations are required.

For additional details, or to purchase tickets, contact Chris Coulon at (985) 448-4080 or via e-mail at by 9 a.m. Tuesday, March 23.