Dr. C. Keagan LeJeune, Associate Professor of English
M.A., M.F.A., McNeese State University; Ph.D., University of Louisiana at Lafayette


Frasch Hall, 117A
clejeune@mcneese.edu
(337) 475-5312

SPECIAL RESPONSIBILITIES
• Director, English M.A. Program
• Advisor, English M.A.
• Advisor, Foreign Language Education
• Advisor, English Education (Jr./Sr.)

TEACHING AND RESEARCH INTERESTS
• Louisiana Folklore
• American Folklore
• Outlaw Legends
• Louisiana’s Neutral Strip (No Man’s Land)

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES AND AFFILIATIONS
• Member, Louisiana Folklore Society

SELECTED WORKS
• “Folklore of the Louisiana’s Neutral Strip: Outlaw Legend and Buried Treasure Stories” (2004)
• “Photographer as Folklorist: East Texas Cultural Landscape in the photographs of Keith Carter’s The Blue Man” (2004)
• “Guerilla Folklore: Teaching Folklore without a Department” (2003)
• “Cajun Country Mardi Gras: Forming Community Identity through the Mardi Gras Run” (2003)
 Talking at the Backdoor: The Legend of Leather Britches Smith As a Representation of the Folklore and Folklife in Louisiana’s No Man’s Land (2001, Dissertation)
• “Leather Britches Smith and the Graybow War: A Community’s Outlaw Legend and Its Function” (2002)
• “Louisiana’s No Man’s Land and Its Outlaws” (2002)
• “Binding a Family: Examining Job’s Tears Rosaries as Religious Artifacts of Kinship” (2000)