The Friends of the Humanities in Lafayette is hosting a books and films course, “From Kate Chopin to ‘Swamp People’: Louisiana in Literature and Film” with Mary Ann Wilson.

Short stories by Kate Chopin, Lyle Saxon’s “Children of Strangers,” “Little Altars Everywhere” by Rebecca Wells and selections from “Swamp People,” “True Blood” and “True Detective” are all on the curriculum.

The class will meet 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Wednesdays, Jan. 14-Feb. 11, at H.L. Griffin Hall on the University of Louisiana at Lafayette campus.

The class is $75 for Friends of the Humanities members, $100 for nonmembers. For more information, call Wilson at (337) 298-0406 or email