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Fall Kite Festival

October 24th, 2015
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Join the Pebbles Center Westbank, at the Algiers Regional Public Library, for a Fall Kite Festival! The festival, from 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM on…  read more

Evading the Constraints of Globalization: Oil & Gas Nationalization in Venezuela and Bolivia

October 23rd, 2015
2:00 PM

The Tulane University Political Science department invites you to their seminar series. This week’s talk, by CIPR Postdoctoral fellow, Riitta-Ilona Koivumaeki, is entitled “Evading the…  read more

The New Orleans premiere of: Resistencia: The Fight for the Aguan Valley - a film by Jesse Freeston.

October 23rd, 2015
7 PM

Join us for a screening and discussion. Beginning with the historic moment of the coup, ‘Resistencia: The Fight for the Aguan Valley’ follows three key…  read more

Social Work Practice in Cuba with Odalys de la Luz González Jubán

October 22nd, 2015
12:00-1:00 PM

Odalys de la Luz González Jubán is a founding member and President of SOCUTRAS (the Society of Social Workers in Health Care) in Cuba. In…  read more

Populism & Pragmatism in Chavista Venezuela: The Pluses and Minuses of Social and Economic Programs

October 21st, 2015
12:30 PM

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Conversations with the Filmaker Luis Hernández de la Peña

October 19th, 2015
6:00 PM

The Consulate of Mexico in New Orleans and the 2015 New Orleans Film Festival present an evening with LUIS HERNÁNDEZ DE LA PEÑA, the director…  read more

Photographic Exhibit "Culto a la Muerte"

October 19th, 2015 - November 6th, 2015

The Consulate of Mexico in New Orleans is pleased to present the photographic exhibition “Culto a la Muerte” by by Charles Lovell, Michael Alford &…  read more

Day of the Dead Traditions of Guatemala K-16 Educator Workshop

October 15th, 2015
5:00 - 7:00

Algiers Regional Public Library Day of the Dead is often perceived as a tradition symbolized by Katrina skeletons, pan de muertos, papel picado, and altars…  read more

La Habana Vieja: Una ciudad viva (A Talk by Eusebio Leal)

October 15th, 2015
5:30PM

Eusebio Leal Spengler, (Havana, Cuba, 1942), is the historian of the city of Havana, director of the restoration program of Old Havana and its historical…  read more

Racismo vs. socialismo: Un conflicto fuera de lugar (Guest Speaker Robert Zurbano)

October 13th, 2015
6:00PM

“Racism vs. Socialism: A conflict out of place. Mapping the Cuban Racial Debate, Internal Colonialism, and the New Racist Economy” Roberto Zurbano Torres (1965) is…  read more

Celebración Latina 2015

October 11th, 2015
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Join us for our annual family festival as we celebrate 11 years of the festival! Please join us at the zoo to explore and celebrate…  read more

Repression and Street Protests: Behavioral Underpinnings of Backlash Movements

October 9th, 2015
2:00 PM

The Tulane University Political Science department presents a talk entitled “Repression and Street Protests: Behavioral Underpinnings of Backlash Movements” by Susan Stokes, the John S.…  read more

MARI Brown Bag: Evan Parker "The Middle Preclassic of the Puuc Maya: Preliminary Excavations at Paso del Macho, Yucatan, Mexico"

October 9th, 2015
12:00 PM

MARI is pleased to present the fifth brown bag of the 2015-2016 year. Evan Parker, a Graduate Student in the Department of Anthropology, will present…  read more

Workshop: Applying for Grants and Fellowships

October 9th, 2015
3:30-5:00 PM

This workshop targets SLA graduate students who are new to grant writing and submission. The workshop will provide tips on searching for funding opportunities and…  read more

Bate Papo! Practice Your Portuguese

October 9th, 2015
3:00 PM

Bate Papo! Practice your Portuguese and enjoy some Brazilian Treats.  read more

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The Uncertain Future Life of our Buildings

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Iñaqui Carnicero, an architect and educator, will present a talk titled “The Uncertain Future Life Of Our Buildings.” The talk will begin at 6:00 PM in Richardson Memorial Hall room 201.

A reception will be held prior to the lecture at 5:00 PM in Favrot Lobby.

Iñaqui Carnicero is an architect and educator. His academic experience includes 12 years of teaching at E.T.S.A.M. and 4 years at Cornell University as the Gensler Visiting Professor and as a Visiting Assistant Professor. Since 2012, he has also run the office Rica Studio with partner Lorena del Rio.

Sponsored by the Tulane School of Architecture, and the AIA of New Orleans. For more information visit the architecture website.

"Dámaso Pérez Prado, the king of Mambo: controversies of his life and work" a talk by Ulises Rodríguez Febles

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Given in Spanish.

Rodríguez Febles will talk about the creator of the Mambo and his influences. He will focus on his most important mambos from the 40s and 50s, the musician’s unique rhythms, and contributions to international culture in commemoration of the centenary of Pérez Prado’s birth.

Ulises Rodríguez Febles (Cárdenas, August 30, 1968) is a Cuban playwright, researcher, novelist, and scriptwriter for radio and television. He directs the House of Scenic Memory and Itinerant Theater (Casa de la Memoria Escénica), and is a theatrical adviser of the Provincial Council of the performing arts and other groups and institutions in Matanzas. He is vice-president of the Rolando Ferrer Chair of Drama in Havana and the José Jacinto Milanés Chair in Matanzas. He is also member of the Freddy Artiles Chair of Children’s and Puppet Theater at ISA. (Instituto Superior de Arte).

The Political Struggle Over Gender Violence Law in Nicaragua

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Dr. Pamela Neumann will give a talk at Fridays at Newcomb titled “The Political Struggle Over Gender Violence Law in Nicaragua.”

Dr. Neumann is currently a Zemurray-Stone Post-Doctoral Fellow in the Stone Center for Latin American Studies at Tulane University. She earned a Ph.D. in sociology and an M.A. in Latin American Studies from the University of Texas at Austin. Dr. Neumann’s research interests include gender-based violence, social movements, and environmental inequalities in Latin America. Her current book project draws on ethnographic research and in-depth interviews to examine the everyday bureaucratic practices in police stations and prosecutor’s offices that contribute to impunity, while also considering the promise and limitations of legal advocacy for addressing violence against women. Prior to graduate school, Dr. Neumann worked for a non-governmental organization in Nicaragua and as a service-learning coordinator in Texas.

Sponsored by the Newcomb College Institute. Please visit the event webpage for more information.

Teaching Latin America through New Orleans: A K-12 Educator Workshop

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New Orleans is sometimes referred to as the northernmost city in Latin America and the ‘Gateway to the Americas.’ This workshop focuses on the longstanding connections between Latin America and New Orleans focusing on trade, immigration, food, and cultural connections.

Participants will receive lunch, teaching materials and CEUs.

Special offer on registration!:
Bring a friend! Register with a colleague from the same institution and you can receive a 2 for 1 registration. Please register only one time and follow instructions on the registration form to provide your colleague’s information.

Schedule Coming Soon!

Ancient Maya Landscapes: K-16 Educator Workshop

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In conjunction with the Middle American Research Institute’s 14th Annual Tulane Maya Symposium “Monumental Landscapes: How the Maya Shaped Their World” and the New Orleans Museum of Art LARC is presenting a K-16 educator workshop on Ancient Maya Landscapes. The workshop will address how the Maya viewed the world around them as well as resources for teaching about the Maya and interactive activities for the classroom.

Participants will receive lunch, teaching materials and CEUs.

An updated schedule is coming soon.

Register through the TMS website.

14th Annual Tulane Maya Symposium Monumental Landscapes: How the Maya Shaped Their World

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The Middle American Research Institute, the Alphawood Foundation, and the Stone Center for Latin American Studies are proud to present the Fourteenth Annual Tulane Maya Symposium and Workshop. This year’s symposium, titled “Monumental Landscapes: How the Maya Shaped Their World”, will examine how the ancient Maya built up and transformed their landscapes to create monumental cities and lasting communities. The invited scholars have explored this topic across the Maya area, from the lowlands of Belize and Guatemala to the Guatemalan highlands.

Visit the Tulane Maya Symposium homepage for more information and updated schedules. Registration is now open.