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Art Exhibit "Abrazada a lo efímero"

April 14th, 2016 - May 14th, 2016

The Consulate of Mexico in New Orleans is hosting an art exhibit “Abrazada a lo efímero” by Mexican poet and painter Sofía Rodriguez Fernandez. The…  read more

Comparative Slave Law in the Americas

April 14th, 2016
6:00 PM

Ariela Gross, John B. and Alice R. Sharp Professor of Law and History and Co-Director of the Center for Law History and Culture, University of…  read more

Open Forum on Political and Economic Challenges to Latin America's Left Turn

April 12th, 2016
4:00 PM

A dozen different Latin American countries have elected a left-of-center president since the late 1990s, and many of these presidents and their parties have achieved…  read more

Welcome Reception for Cuarteto Latinoamericano

April 11th, 2016
6:00 PM

The Consulate of Mexico in New Orleans invites you to welcome Cuarteto Latinoamericano, who are in New Orleans to perform at the Musical Excursions Program…  read more

Opinião, Fifty Years After: A talk by Vinicius de Carvalho

April 11th, 2016
2:30 PM

On the 11th December 1964, the musical Opinião directed by Augusto Boal premiered at the ‘Teatro Arena’ in Rio de Janeiro. The cast consisting of…  read more

Forum on Brazil

April 11th, 2016
5:30 PM

Join us for an engaging and timely conversation about Brazil’s ongoing political crisis. Rebecca Atencio, Vinicius de Carvalho, Anthony Pereira, and Mauro Porto will participate…  read more

A night of Caribbean food and culture with Chef Adolfo Garcia

April 8th, 2016
7:00 PM

Delgado Community College Culinary Arts and Tulane Stone Center for Latin American Studies invite you to a night of Caribbean food and culture with Chef…  read more

Crossing "The Invisible Bridge": A Bilingual Journey from Poet to Translator

April 7th, 2016
6:00 - 7:30 PM

Jesse Lee Kercheval is Zona Gale Professor of English and Director of the Program in Creative Writing, University of Wisconsin-Madison. She the author of fourteen…  read more

Film Screening: Codigo Color, Memorias

April 6th, 2016
5:30 PM

Loyola University’s Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies welcomes William Sabourin O’Reilly for a screening of his documentary Codigo Color, Memorias followed by a…  read more

To Stand Like Saint Domingo: Caribbean Networks of Rebellion in the Age of Revolution

April 5th, 2016
6:00 PM

The last talk in the series of Slave Rebellions Lecture Series is by Dr. Michele Reid-Vazquez, Assistant Professor of Africana Studies at the University of…  read more

"To Stand Like Saint Domingo": Caribbean Networks of Rebellion in the Age of Revolution

April 5th, 2016
6:00 PM

Dr. Michele Reid-Vazquez is Assistant Professor of Africana Studies at the University of Pittsburgh where she specializes on the history of the African Diaspora and…  read more

MARI Brown Bag: Ted Fischer "German Eggs, Guatemalan Coffee, and the Anthropology of Wellbeing"

April 1st, 2016
12:00 PM

MARI is pleased to announce the 15th Brown Bag of the 2015-2016 academic year. Ted Fischer, Professor and Director of the Center for Latin American…  read more

Third Wave Coffee and Maya Farmers in Guatemala

April 1st, 2016
4:00 PM

Join us for a talk by Edward (Ted) Fischer, Professor of Anthropology and Director of the Center for Latin American Studies at Vanderbilt University. In…  read more

How Should we Study Colonial Legacies? The Case of Latin American Development

April 1st, 2016
2:00 PM

The Murphy Institute, the Center for Inter-American Policy and Research, and the Department of Political Science present a talk by Robert Adcock, Assistant Professor of…  read more

Social Enterprise and Malnutrition in Guatemala: The Case of Maní+

March 31st, 2016
4:00 pm

Join us for a talk in which Edward (Ted) Fischer discusses social entrepreneurship and social enterprise and the founding of the Maní+ project in Guatemala.…  read more

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Cultural Kinship Conference: Presented by the LA Creole Research Association

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The Louisiana Creole Research Association will host its’ 13th annual conference from October 20-22 in New ORLEANS, LA. The conference will explore the phenomenon of Creolization and identity that exists in both the Caribbean and in New Orleans and their common Creole culture. Learn how the influence of the St. Domingue immigrants in New Orleans bolstered that common Creole on the cusp of Americanization following the Louisiana Purchase. Registration for the conference is now open, using the following link.

2017 Conference Schedule

  • Friday, Oct. 20- Annual Members Meeting
    Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities
    938 Lafayette St.
    6PM-9PM
  • Saturday, Oct. 21- Annual Conference
    Xavier University of Louisiana
    1 Drexel Dr., Administration Auditorium
    8AM-4:30PM
  • Sunday, Oct. 22- Laura Plantation Tour & Lunch
    2247 Highway 18, Vacherie 70090
    9AM-2:30PM
  • Sunday, Oct. 22- LAGNIAPPE!
    Xavier University of Louisiana
    2PM

For more details on the 2017 Schedule and Speakers, visit our post on Facebook! To register, become a member, or get extra information, click here.

Bate Papo! Practice your Portuguese and enjoy some Brazilian treats: bolo de aipim

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Bate Papo! Start your morning off with some delicious bolo de aipim (cassava cake). We’ll be outside the LBC on the patio of Pocket Park (next to bookstore in case of rain).

This event is sponsored by TULASO and the Stone Center for Latin American Studies. Admission is free. For more information, please contact Megwen at mloveles@tulane.edu.

CALL FOR PAPERS: 65th Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Council of Latin American Studies

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Proposal Submission Deadline: November 1, 2017

The Center for Latin American Studies at Vanderbilt University is pleased to host the 65th Annual Meeting of SECOLAS in Nashville, Tennessee from Thursday, March 8 to Sunday, March 11, 2018. SECOLAS invites faculty members, independent scholars, and students to submit panel and individual paper proposals for participation in the conference.

SECOLAS welcomes submissions on any aspect of Latin American and/or Caribbean Studies.

Graduate student presenters will be eligible to submit their paper for the Edward H. Moseley Student Paper Award for the best paper presented at the SECOLAS meeting.

After the conference, all presenters will be eligible to submit their paper for publication consideration in the SECOLAS Annals issue of The Latin Americanist, an international, peer-reviewed journal published by SECOLAS and Wiley Blackwell.

To submit your abstract proposal, click through to the online submission form.

SECOLAS 2018 Program Chairs
History and Social Sciences
Lily Balloffet
History Department
Western Carolina University
lgballoffet@wcu.edu

Literature and Humanities
Amy Borja
Modern Languages Department
University of Dallas
aborja@udallas.edu

Bate Papo! Practice your Portuguese and enjoy some Brazilian treats: pavé

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Bate Papo! Our fearless leader will be attempting pavé, a Brazilian layer dessert, for the first time. Come gauge her efforts!

This event is sponsored by TULASO and the Stone Center for Latin American Studies. Admission is free. For more information, please contact Megwen at mloveles@tulane.edu.

Bate Papo! Practice your Portuguese and enjoy some Brazilian treats: brigadeiro cake

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Bate Papo! We’re expanding on the brigadeiro madness. Next up: brigadeiro cake! We’ll be outside the LBC on the patio of Pocket Park (next to bookstore in case of rain).

This event is sponsored by TULASO and the Stone Center for Latin American Studies. Admission is free. For more information, please contact Megwen at mloveles@tulane.edu.

Call for Papers: Association of Academic Programs in Latin America and the Caribbean 2018 Conference

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The Association for Academic Programs in Latin America and the Caribbean (AAPLAC) seeks session proposals for its 29th Annual Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana, February 21-24, 2018, hosted by the Stone Center for Latin American Studies at Tulane University.

This year’s theme, “Study Abroad: Meeting the Challenges of Cultural Engagement,” includes a variety of paper topics, including:

  • New Orleans after Katrina: The impact of the growing Hispanic population which came to help with rebuilding and has since stayed on
  • Interdisciplinary Institutional Content Assessment: How to best track what students are doing overseas and the benefits for our campuses
  • Global Partnerships through Peer Collaboration: How we can better work with institutions in Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Research Collaborations – U.S.-Latin America: Faculty led/student participation in on-site studies
  • Anglo-Hispanic Challenges: Cross-cultural understanding through experiential learning and study abroad
  • Strategic Partnerships: How we can enhance protocols between our schools in the US and those in Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Strengthening AAPLAC Relationships through Inter-Organization Mentoring: How we can enhance protocols amongst our schools in the US
  • Latina Empowerment: More women on study abroad programs: How we can take advantage of this bond between women of the North and the South
  • Rethinking Mobility: How is the student’s identity compromised/enhanced abroad?
  • Community-Based Partnerships: How students can learn as they engage with local communities in working type environments
  • Crossing Borders: The eternal quest for a global space as students interact with the other
  • Global Xenophobia on the Rise of Brexit/Trump? What is our role?
  • Cuba: Future U.S. Relations – Impact on Study Abroad

Please visit the Call For Papers web page to download the proposal template, timeline, and more information about the conference.

For questions, please contact Laura Wise Person at 862-8629 or lwise1_at_tulane.edu.