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FCHS signs on to AHA statement condemning events of Jan 6

The FCHS has signed on to the American Historical Association’s statement condemning “the actions of those who, on January 6, stormed the United States Capitol, the seat of the nation’s legislature, the heart of its democratic form of governance.” If you would like to read the statement, you can do so here.

FCH has a new editor!

We are delighted to announce that Caroline Herbelin has taken over as the editor of French Colonial History after serving as associate editor for the past two years, and that Jennifer Boittin is coming on board as the new associate editor. A big thanks to outgoing editor Ken Orosz, who devoted extraordinary effort to the journal […]

New issue of French Colonial History available

Volume 19 of French Colonial History has just been published! FCHS members can access it directly from the website by logging in to their account and clicking on the Quick Link. Volume 20 is currently in copy-editing, and is scheduled to appear this spring.

2020 Boucher Prize Winner!

The FCHS is pleased to announce that Sophie White is the 2020 winner of the Boucher Prize! You can read the book prize committee’s citation for Voices of the Enslaved: Love, Labor, and Longing in French Louisiana here.