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MARI Brown Bag: Kathryn Sampeck "Violence, Money, and Piracy in the Homeland of Chocolate: Colonial Guatemala's Bittersweet Legacy"

March 13th, 2015
12:30 PM

Dr. Kathryn Sampeck, Associate Professor at Illinois State University, will give a talk entitled “Violence, Money, and Piracy in the Homeland of Chocolate: Colonial Guatemala’s…  read more

Reading Early Maya Cities: Interpreting the Role of Writing in Urbanization

March 13th, 2015
4:00 PM

The Tulane Anthropology Student ASsociation (TASA) presents a talk by Dr. Danny Law of the University of Texas at Austin entitled “Reading Early Maya Cities:…  read more

Congreso internacional de literatura y cultura centroamericanas (CILCA XXIII)

March 11th, 2015 - March 13th, 2015

CONGRESO DE LITERATURA y CULTURA CENTROAMERICANAS (CILCA XXIII) March 11 – 13, 2015 Download the Program Tulane University, Loyola University New Orleans, y Purdue University…  read more

Public Lecture and Open Seminar on Current US-Cuba Relations and Cuba's Environmental Sustainability

March 11th, 2015
3:30PM

“A Historical Perspective on Present Day Transformations in US-Cuba Relations” and “Going Green: Saving the Earth, Environmental Sustainability, and Civil Society in Cuba” Henry Heredia,…  read more

Geoglyphs and Landscape in the Pampas of Nasca, South Coast of Peru

March 9th, 2015
4:00 PM

Masato Sakai, an Associate Professor at Yamagata University in Japan, will present a talk entitled “Geoglyphs and Landscape in the Pampas of Nasca, South Coast…  read more

MARI Brown Bag: "Examining Wari Influence in the Callejón de Huaylas."- A Talk by Rachel Witt

March 6th, 2015
12:00 PM

M.A.R.I is happy to present the sixteenth talk of the 2014-15 Brown Bag talk Series. Rachel Witt, Anthropology Graduate student, will present on her recent…  read more

CIAPA Experience Info Session with Returned Students

March 5th, 2015
5:15-6:15

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A Lecture by Dr. Carmen Diana Deere: "Gender, Asset Accumulation and Wealth in Ecuador."

March 3rd, 2015
11:00 AM-12:30 PM

A lecture by Dr. Carmen Diana Deere, Distinguished Professor of Latin American Studies and Food & Resource Economics at the University of Florida, Gender, Asset…  read more

Contesting Trade in Central America: Market Reform and Resistance

February 27th, 2015
4:00 PM

Please join us for a lecture by Dr. Rose J. Spalding, Professor of Political Science, DePaul University. Dr. Spalding will present her recent book Contesting…  read more

MARI Brown Bag: "Victims of the Teotihuacan Entrada in Early Classic Peten" - A Talk by Jordan Andrea Krummel

February 27th, 2015
12:00

Jordan Andrea Krummel, Project El Mirador, will present on her recent research in a talk titled: “Victims of the Teotihuacan Entrada in Early Classic Peten:…  read more

20th Annual Environmental Summit on Law and Policy

February 27th, 2015 - February 28th, 2015

This event is sponsored by the Tulane Law School.. “New Orleans, LA February 27-28, 2015. The Tulane University Law School extends a welcome to its…  read more

LAL Greenleaf Fellow Work in Progress Talk by Eugenia López Velázquez

February 26th, 2015
4:00-5:30 PM

Please join us for a work-in-progress talk by Eugenia López Velázquez, LAL Greenleaf Fellow 2014-2015. The talk will be in Spanish. Refreshments will follow. Pueblos…  read more

Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies: Migrant Workers in the United States

February 26th, 2015
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Dr. Seth M. Holmes, Martin Sisters Assistant Professor, Health and Social Behavior at the University of California, Berkeley, will present a paper at the University…  read more

Summer in Argentina Program Info Session

February 25th, 2015
5:00pm

TULANE SUMMER IN ARGENTINA PROGRAM JUNE 14 – JULY 17, 2015 FREE FOOD! Summer in Argentina is a Tulane-run five-week program in Buenos Aires, Argentina,…  read more

A Talk by David A. Duckenfield: "Charting a New Course on Cuba."

February 25th, 2015
11:00 AM

“Charting a New Course on Cuba,” a talk by David A. Duckenfield, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Outreach, Us Department of State. The presentation is on…  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.