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October 3rd, 2023

11th Annual Gaines Lecture Series - "Gaines: A Legacy of Excellence"

Join us and 2018 Ernest Gaines Award for Literary Excellence recipient Ladee Hubbard as she presents for our 11th in... Read More ➝
August 25th, 2023

Remembering Dr. John Wharton Lowe

Honoring the Life of Dr. John Lowe... Read More ➝
May 21st, 2023

Event: First Drafts: Exploring the Ernest J. Gaines Center's Manuscript Collections

Join the Gaines Center in welcoming three fantastic panelists to explore a different approach to creative writing in... Read More ➝
January 23rd, 2023

Ceremony for the Ernest J. Gaines Commemorative Forever Stamp

Attend the U.S. Postal Service's Ernest J. Gaines Forever Stamp first-day-of-issue dedication ceremony.... Read More ➝
October 19th, 2020

8th Annual Gaines Lecture Series

On Thursday, Oct. 29, the Ernest J. Gaines Center will host its 8th Annual Gaines Lecture Series at 5 p.m.... Read More ➝
October 6th, 2020

A Memorial for Dr. Ernest J. Gaines

Join this virtual event on Saturday, Oct. 31, 2020, 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Friends, colleagues, and scholars of Dr.... Read More ➝
October 5th, 2020

2020 Mount Zion Cemetery Clean-Up (Cancelled)

The annual Mount Zion Cemetery Clean-Up is cancelled this year. ... Read More ➝
January 30th, 2020

"Gather at the River: A Tribute to Ernest J. Gaines"

Baton Rouge, La. — The Louisiana Center for the Book at the State Library of Louisiana will celebra... Read More ➝
November 5th, 2019

UL Lafayette's First Writer-In-Residence, Professor Emeritus Dr. Ernest J. Gaines Passes Away

On Nov. 5, 2019, Dr. Ernest J. Gaines peacefully passed away at his home in the presence of his wife, Mrs.... Read More ➝