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2012

LSUS Hosts International Conference on Theodore Roosevelt

October 11, 2012

A three-day international conference on "The Life, Times and Legacy of Theodore Roosevelt" will be held at LSU Shreveport on October 18-20.

It features 35 scholars from colleges and universities from across the United States and abroad (Asia and Europe).  The conference opens at 9:00 a.m. in Room 111, Bronson Hall, with a nationally renowned Theodore Roosevelt actor, and then moves to the second floor of the University Center for twelve panel sessions covering Roosevelt's life, presidency, domestic and international policies.  In addition to a publishers book display dealing with TR, the conference will stage the premiere of a one-act play, "Who Killed the Constitution:  A TR and Sherlock Holmes Who-Done-It-In-Reverse," at 8:00 p.m. on October 18 and 19.

The conference is free and open to the public; tickets for the play are $5 students and $10 for others.  Seating is limited.

For further information contact the International Lincoln Center.  Its office is located in Room 321 in Bronson Hall on the LSUS Campus.  Or, you may call 318-797-5138 or email william.pederson@lsus.edu.