Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards took significant measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in Louisiana. A statewide "stay at home" order was issued through April 30 requiring Louisiana residents to shelter in place unless going out for essential tasks, as one of the most stringent steps yet to stanch the “community spread” of COVID-19.

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The Danube: Floating Through History with Dr. Gary Joiner

April 19, 2020

This free series of three lectures is presented by Gary D. Joiner, Ph.D., chairman of the Department of History & Social Sciences at LSU Shreveport at Bossier History Center, March 15, April 19 and May 17. Topics will include:

  • March 15: Conflict of Cultures: Roman, Barbarians, Christians, Oh, My!-- What happens with cultures collide?
  • April 19: Centuries of Conquest, Struggles and the Twilight of Empires: Roman, Holy Roman, Ottoman, Hapsburg, Nazi, Soviet
  • May 17: Pageantry, Politics & Peril: Nuremberg's Role in History from the Crusades through the Third Reich
The Danube: Floating Through History with Dr. Gary Joiner