Faculty from Northwestern State University represented the university at the 58th annual meeting of the Louisiana Historical Association in Baton Rouge. Dr. Charles Pellegrin, associate professor in the Department of Criminal Justice, History and Social Science, chaired and provided commentary on a session entitled “Anti-Alien and Native American Actiism and Existential Alienation in 20th Century Louisiana.” As director of the Southern Studies Institute at NSU, Pellegrine also chaired the nomination committee and served on the program committee of the LHA. Dr. James MacDonald, associate professor in the Department of Criminal Justice, History and Social Science, chaired a session entitled “The Political Culture of Slavery, Race, the Law and Property in Louisiana. MacDonald has presented at the LHA five times since joining the NSU faculty in 2007. Mary Linn Wernet, university archivist and head of NSU’s Cammie G. Henry Research Center, chaired a session titled “Louisiana Women and their Politics: Sourcing their Stories.” Wernet’s paper, “Women’s Political Collections of NSU’s Cammie G. Henry Research Center,” was part of the session. Wernet is also serving a term on the LHA board of directors. From left are Pellegrin, MacDonald and Wernet.