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Bate Papo! Practice your Portuguese

March 10th, 2016
1-2 PM

Practice your Portuguese and enjoy some Brazilian treats: docinho de leite ninho com nutella! Join us for a despedida for several of our Brazilian friends.…  read more

Devotional Dances in Religious Feasts in Post-Indigenous Central Mexico and the Horcasitas Papers

March 9th, 2016
3:00 - 4:30 PM

David Robichaux Haydel, the Richard E. Greenleaf Fellow at the Latin American Library will present a work-in-progress talk entitled “Devotional Dances in Religious Feasts in…  read more

A Lecture by Dr. Wendy Hunter: Advances in Social Protection and Birth Certification among Low Income Children in Brazil and Bolivia

March 7th, 2016
12:00 PM

Please join us for a lecture by Dr. Wendy Hunter, Professor of Government at the University of Texas in Austin, in which she will present…  read more

Ancient Maya Women: K-16 Educator Workshop

March 4th, 2016

LARC, in conjunction with the Middle American Research Institute’s Annual Tulane Maya Symposium and the New Orleans Museum of Art, is hosting a teacher workshop…  read more

13th Annual Tulane Maya Symposium "Ixiktaak: Ancient Maya Women"

March 3rd, 2016 - March 6th, 2016

The Middle American Research Institute, in conjunction with Far Horizons, the Stone Center for Latin American Studies, The Consulate of Mexico in New Orleans, and…  read more

Gallery Talk and Reception for El Huipil: Una Prenda Secular de México Indígena (The Huipil: Everyday Clothing of Indigenous Mexico)

March 3rd, 2016
4:30 - 8:00 PM

The Consulate of Mexico in New Orleans and the Middle American Research Institute present an exhibit at the Art Gallery of the Consulate of Mexico…  read more

MARI Brown Bag: Caroline Parris "Lunching with the Maya: A Discussion of Maya Feasting and Special Deposits from La Corona, Guatemala"

February 26th, 2016
12:00 PM

MARI is pleased to announce the 12th Brown Bag of the 2015-2016 academic year. Caroline Parris, graduate student in the Department of Anthropology, will give…  read more

Memorial ACTe: Presentation and Discussion with Jacques Martiel

February 25th, 2016
4:00 PM

Memorial ACTe, located in Pointe-A-Pitre, Guadeloupe, is dedicated to the collective memory of slavery and trafficking of African peoples to Guadeloupe and to Caribbean tracing…  read more

Performing Cartographies: The Politics of Urban Space in the Work of Lygia Pape and Hélilo Oitcica

February 25th, 2016
6:00 - 7:30 PM

The Newcomb Art Department presents a lecture by Adrian Anagnost, University of Chicago entitled “Performing Cartographies: The Politics of Urban Space in the Work of…  read more

There is No Repetition: Hélio Oiticica's Early Practice

February 22nd, 2016
6:00 - 7:30

The Newcomb Art Department presents a lecture by Adele Nelson, Assistant Professor at Temple University entitled “There is No Repetition: Hélio Oiticica’s Early Practice.” A…  read more

MARI Brown Bag - Melinda Nelson Hurst "Digging in Museums and Archives: Recontextualizing Tulane University's Egyptian Collection"

February 19th, 2016
12:00 PM

In the 11th talk of the 2015-2016 MARI Brown Bag series, Dr. Melinda Nelson-Hurst, Research ASsossate and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Tulane University, will…  read more

Voices and Memories from Brazil: A Panel Discussion

February 19th, 2016
3:15 PM - 4:30 PM

Panel Presentation Sponsored by the Department of Communication Featuring visiting PhD candidates from Brazil, Fernanda Nalon Sanglard, Kelly Tatiane Martins Quirino and Aline Maia 10-minute…  read more

Los monumentos al general José de San Martín y la nueva ciudad de Lima (fines del XIX e inicios del XX)/ The Monuments to General José de San Martín and the New City of Lima (late 19th-early 20th Centuries)

February 19th, 2016
3:00 - 4:30 PM

Please join us for a Work-in-progress talk by Rodolfo Monteverde Sotil, Richard E. Greenleaf Fellow, The Latin American Library. The talk, entitled “Los monumentos al…  read more

Contending for the New: Brazil and Argentina at the Walker Art Center in the Sixties

February 19th, 2016
6:00 - 7:30 PM

Delia Solomons, Visiting Assistant Professor in the Newcomb Art Department, will present a lecture entitled “Contending for the New: Brazil and Argentina at the Walker…  read more

Bate Papo!

February 19th, 2016
1-2 PM

Practice your Portuguese and enjoy some Brazilian treats: bolo de aipim Join us for a lunchtime chat! You bring lunch, we’ll provide sobremesa. For more…  read more

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K-14 Summer Educator Institute in Cuba

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Havana, Cuba | June 17 – July 1, 2017

The Application Deadline has Passed
$3,500.00 for 15 days

This two-week program through the Stone Center for Latin American Studies, Cuban and Caribbean Studies, and in collaboration with Primary Source provides the unique opportunity to work on developing lesson plans while exploring the sights and sounds of a nation and country that remain obscured behind political rhetoric and misinformation. Recent economic changes on the island have provoked a series of social and cultural transformations that have left Cubans and the entire world wondering what could be next for the island and the Revolution. Don’t miss the chance to witness some of these challenges and triumphs firsthand and get the opportunity to bring your experience back to your students in the classroom.

Tulane’s summer program is locally sponsored and supported by the National Union of Writers and Artists. Participants will stay within walking distance of the Malecón, the university, and several cultural venues. In addition to field trips in Havana, there will also be group excursions to the historic cities of Trinidad and Cienfuegos, the Che Guevara monument in Santa Clara, Playa Girón, and Viñales.

For more information and for the institute application, please visit the institute webpage.

Summer Reading at the Pebbles Center Algiers

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Celebrate and learn about Latin America with your kids through the Stone Center’s Pebble Center at the Algiers Regional branch of the New Orleans Public Library for bilingual story time.

Our summer story hour will take place in June, July, and August on the second Tuesday of every month at 10:30 AM. All books are read in English and Spanish and readings are followed by an activity based on the book. Past books include Counting Ovejas, Drum Dream Girl, and Mango, Abuela, and Me. Readings are free and open to the public. Recommended ages 0 – 5 and parents!

Story Hour Dates/Themes

June 13
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July 11
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August 8
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