The Guilbeau Center for Public History is an unparalleled research center dedicated to the study and practice of Public History. As a state and regional leader for public history, its projects receive national attention for their originality and contribution to the field.
The Guilbeau Center for Public History is housed in the Department of History, Geography & Philosophy at University of Louisiana, Lafayette. It is one of four research centers at the University’s College of Liberal Arts.
Current News and Events
The Guilbeau Center is hosting a series of workshops this fall that is open to all University of Louisiana at Lafayette students and our community for free. We want you to get the best use of out equipment possible so we have five workshops for you to choose from.
Spaces are limited so we request that you reserve your spot by clicking the title of the workshop you wish to attend below. We are so looking forward to learning together.
September 19 Griffin Hall 512 6:30pm-8:00pm: This how-to workshop will focus on how to create a podcast and utilize our podcast room. In this workshop you will learn how to record with industry quality equipment and learn to edit your recordings on Logic Pro X, software used widely by audio engineers. Workshop will be ran by UL History Alumni Zach Henry of ZAH Productions.
September 26 Griffin Hall 512 6:30pm-8:00pm: Can’t make it to our first podcast workshop? Here is your second date option to attend our event. Workshop will be ran by UL History Alumni Zach Henry of ZAH Productions.
October 23 Griffin Hall 518 12:00pm-1:00pm: This how-to workshop is aimed at beginners wanting to learn a little on Collections Management and how to use Past Perfect, a database program used in museums nationally for collections management. Workshop will be ran by Maegan Smith and Anne Mahoney of Vermillionville Living History Museum.
October 30 Griffin Hall 518 12:00pm-1:00pm: This how-to workshop is for those who already have a jump start on collections management and want to explore more advanced uses of Past Perfect. Workshop will be ran by Maegan Smith and Anne Mahoney of Vermillionville Living History Museum.
November 6 Griffin Hall 518 12:00pm-1:00pm: This how-to workshop is for beginners unfamiliar with ArcGIS, a wonderful map making software that our center offers. Workshop will be ran by Dr. Brittany Cook, Assistant Professor of Geography at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.