We would like to thank the following sponsors. The conference would not be possible without their generous support.

The Jamie and Thelma Guilbeau Charitable Trust

The Atchafalaya National Heritage Area

The Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities (Rebirth Grant)

The College of Liberal Arts at the University of Louisiana-Lafayette

The Cheryl Courrégé Burguières Professorship

The Dr. James Wilson/BORSF Eminent Scholar Endowed Professorship in Southern Studies

The Haynie Family Foundation

The Center for Louisiana Studies at the University of Louisiana-Lafayette

The Guilbeau Center for Public History at the University of Louisiana-Lafayette

In addition to our financial sponsors, we would like to thank Jennifer Ritter Guidry at the Center for Louisiana Studies for playing a large role in organizing the conference. In addition, Chad Parker, Jordan Kellman, Cheylon Woods, Liz Skilton, and Michael Martin played major parts in helping organize and providing invaluable advice on setting up the conference. Finally, we thank the students in the Spring 2019 Public History of Slavery in Louisiana course who are participating in the conference and have provided valuable assistance.