Curtis Manning, Ph.D., is a professor of History at Nunez Community College in Chalmette, Louisiana, after having previously served as Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Interim Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs. He is also the Executive Director of the Louisiana Institute for Higher Education and wrote The History of Higher Education in Louisiana. Before higher education, Manning worked and lived in the former Soviet Union, primarily in Ukraine.
Noon to 12:45 p.m.
State Capitol, House Committee Room 3
A Conversation with Christina Vella
Book-loving volunteers are essential to the Louisiana Book Festival's success. Whether it's escorting authors, guiding visitors, selling refreshments, working with children in the Young Readers Pavilion or other fun and rewarding assignments, the Louisiana Book Festival wants you to join the volunteer team.