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Coffee and Culture lecture to focus on love poets

Released: 02/03/2005

Dr. Arthur Rankin, assistant professor of English at LSU Alexandria, will lead a discussion on troubadour love poets during a “Coffee and Culture” lecture sponsored by Friends of the James C. Bolton Library.

The event will be at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 12, at PJ’s Coffee located at 4501 Jackson St. in the Mardi Gras Plaza. Admission is free, and refreshments will be served.

The lecture is titled “Chansons d’Amour: Amour Courtois.” Rankin will give a general outline of the history of troubadour love poets and bring examples for the audience to read and enjoy.

For more information, contact Amy Robertson, president of the Friends of the LSUA Library Board, at 318-640-4123 or or Rachael Hunter of the LSU Alexandria library at 473-6438 or