Count Time Podcast Living Legend Dr. Joyce Marie Jackson
Dr. Jackson is the Chair and James J. Parsons Endowed Professor of the Department of Geography and Anthropology at Louisiana State University. From 2010 to 2016 she served as the university’s director of African and African American studies. Over the course of her career as a folklorist and ethnomusicologist, she has contributed numerous articles, essays, chapters, and other forms of media that further the understanding of African American culture and music, sacred and secular rituals in Africa and the diaspora. and more.
Now in their 37th year, the LEH Humanities Awards offer a collective opportunity to celebrate all the humanities have to offer and honor those who have made significant contributions to the understanding of Louisiana’s history and culture.
The Lifetime Contributions to the Humanities awards recognize those who have supported and been involved in public appreciation of issues central to the humanities.