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"Oye Tu: A Reading of Fiction About Cubans" a talk by Cecilia Rodriguez Milanes

October 28th, 2014
12:30-1:30 PM

The lecture title is “Oye Tú: A Reading of Fiction about Cubans.” The talk is open to the public as well as the Tulane community.…  read more

The CubaNOLA Arts Collective presents - The Jorge Luis Pacheco Jazz Trio direct from Cuba

October 28th, 2014 - October 30th, 2014

The CubaNOLA Arts Collective presents: The Jorge Luis Pacheco Jazz Trio Direct from Cuba Tuesday, October 28 – sets at 8pm and 10pm Snug Harbor,…  read more

Connecting Day of the Dead Traditions Across the Americas: Haiti

October 25th, 2014
9:00 AM - 2:15 PM

Learn about Day of the Dead traditions in Haiti in this teacher workshop. The teacher workshop will be followed by an optional class on Traditional…  read more

5th Annual South Central Conference on Mesoamerica

October 24th, 2014 - October 26th, 2014

5th Annual South-Central Conference on Mesoamerica is a conference which provides a venue for scholars, students, and the interested public from across the south-central U.S.…  read more

Univeristy of New Orleans Presents: Empire and Solidarity in the Americas Conference

October 24th, 2014 - October 25th, 2014

Empire and Solidarity in the Americas Conference UNO – Latin American Studies Friday, October 24, 2014: 3:30-6:00 PM Saturday, October 25, 2014: 9:15 AM-3:15 PM…  read more

2014 Tulane University Study Abroad Fair

October 22nd, 2014
2:00-5:00PM

The Office of Study Abroad is hosting the annual Study Abroad Fair on Wednesday, October 22nd from 2:00-5:00PM in the LBC Qatar Ballroom. The Stone…  read more

Social Equity Matters & Greener Houses Can Help: talk with Manuel Antonio Aguilar

October 21st, 2014
3:30pm

In this session, Manuel Antonio Aguilar, President of CASSA will discuss the background of social housing, the current technologies available, the variables needed for a…  read more

"Social Equity matters, & Greener Houses Can Help": A discussion with Manuel Antonio Aguilar

October 21st, 2014
3:30 Pm

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Mexican Filmmaker discusses his film Penumbra

October 21st, 2014
6:30 PM

The Consulate of Mexico in New Orleans, in collaboration with the 25th Annual New Orleans Film Festival, present a conversation with Mexican film director Eduardo…  read more

LAGO Soccer Tournament Fall 2014

October 18th, 2014
10:00 am-5:00 pm

The Latin American Graduate Organization (LAGO) is ecstatic to announce this year’s 6 vs 6 Soccer Tournament on Tulane University’s campus! Join us for a…  read more

Latino Film Series at the 2014 Annual New Orleans Film Festival

October 18th, 2014 - October 23rd, 2014

The 25th Annual New Orleans Film Festival is proud to present its Latino Film Sidebar Series at the 2014 NOFF, presented by the New Orleans…  read more

"Working on the Edge" A talk by Susana Chávez-Silverman

October 17th, 2014
3:45 PM

Talk by Susana Chávez-Silverman “Working (on) the Edge: amor y escrítura en los ínterstícíos” This event is sponsored by the Department of Spanish and Portuguese.…  read more

Human Sacrifice on the North Coast of Peru: Recent Discoveries Pose New Questions

October 17th, 2014
4 PM

The Tulane Anthropology Student Association (TASA) presents a talk by Dr. John Verano, Professor of Anthropology, entitled “Human Sacrifice on the North Coast of Peru:…  read more

MARI Brown Bag: David Chatelain "Ay Cariba!: Changing Political Strategies at La Cariba, Guatemala"

October 17th, 2014
1 PM

David Chatelain, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Anthropology, will present a talk on his dissertation research at the site of La Cariba, Guatemala,…  read more

Angola and Guantánamo: Art and Incarceration

October 16th, 2014
6:00PM

Angola and Guantánamo: Art and Incarceration Guest speakers: Katrina Andry, printmaker Edmund Clark, photographer Deborah Luster, photographer Esther Whitfield, Brown University This event brings together…  read more

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La Hora del Cuento: Bilingual Story Time at the Pebbles Center Uptown

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Join the Pebbles Center at the Children’s Resource Center branch of the New Orleans Public Library for bilingual story time.

Held the second Tuesday of every month at 4:30 PM, we will read a book and have a craft based on the book. Past books include Funny Bones, Maria had a Little Llama, and Martín de Porres, the Rose in the Desert.

Story Hour Books

January 11
Counting Ovejas by Sarah Weeks

March 15
Drum Dream Girl: How One Girl’s Courage Changed Music by Margarita Engle; Illustrated by Rafael Lopez
Recipient of the 2016 Pura Belpre Illustrator Award

April 12
Mango, Abuela, and Me by Meg Medina; Illustrated by Angela Dominguez

April 26
SPECIAL PROGRAM PART OF A SERIES OF EVENTS CELEBRATING DIA
Salsa by Jorge Argueta and illustrated by Duncan Tonatiuh AND Guacamole by Jorge Argueta and illustrated by Margarita Sada
Come on out and enjoy some delicious salsa, guacamole and music.

May 10
Maya’s Blanket: La Manta de Maya by Monica Brown; Illustrated by David Diaz

A night of Argentinian food and culture with Chef Adolfo Garcia

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Delgado Community College Culinary Arts and Tulane Stone Center for Latin American Studies invite you to a night of Argentinian food and culture with Chef Adolfo Garcia. Cooking Demonstration and Tasting.

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Empanadas Argentinas (Seasoned beef hand pies)
Noqul (Handmade potato dumplings with Pancetta cream and peas)
Vaclo a la parllla con chlmlchurrl (Grilled flap steak with herb sauce)
Ensalada Rusa (Potato salad “a la russe”)

$45 per person | Register here at http://caribbeanculinary.eventbrite.com
More Information | (504) 810-1020
The Stone Center is a U.S. Department of Education Title VI National Resource Center on Latin America.

Click here for the event flyer.

Art Exhibit "Abrazada a lo efímero"

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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 exhibit will run from April 14 to May 14 and an opening reception will be held at 6 PM on April 14th.

For more information visit the event webpage.

John Edward Heaton's Guatemala: A Photographic Exhibit

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John Edward Heaton’s Guatemala, a photographic exhibit will be on display at The Latin American Library, Tulane University, March 17-May 27.
We are honored to be the first venue in North America to show this exhibit, which debuted in the fall of 2015 in Paris at the Maison Européene de la Photographie, Paris’ main museum for photography.
John Edward Heaton’s work documents the fascinating worlds of Guatemala. He has spent 35 years immersed as aphotographer, environmentalist, visual anthropologist, cultural entrepreneur, and curious witness to this Central American nation, among the most historically rich and complex nations of Latin America. Occupying the space between historical documentary and fine art, Heaton’s stunning photographs capture the ironies and poignancy of Guatemala and its people with a penetrating gaze that is nonetheless thoroughly engaged, sympathetic and not without a good dose of humor. The Latin American Library was one of the first to collect Heaton’s published work in 2011. Recognizing and acquiring historically important publications in a timely way allows us to bring to the Tulane campus exhibitions like Heaton’s that usually tour only at large museums.

Somos Nós: Diverse Brazil, Brazilian Culture and Language for the K-16 Classroom

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Photo taken by Megan Oleson, 2014.

LARC, along with Vanderbilt and the University of Georgia, is sponsoring a workshop on Brazilian culture and teaching Portuguese. K-16 educators of any discipline and grade-level are welcome to apply to attend this 5 day institute. Throughout the week, educators will work to develop interdisciplinary curricula, which they can bring back to their schools to teach and share with colleagues. This program is sponsored by Vanderbilt University, Tulane University and the University of Georgia through a U.S. Department of Education Title VI National Resource grant.

Please visit the registration page to register and for more information. Also, check out these photos from last year’s workshop held in New Orleans.

Summer Educator Institute in Cuba

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Havana, Cuba | June 18 – July 2, 2016

Application Deadline: March 28, 2016
TO REGISTER, PLEASE CLICK HERE TO READ MORE ABOUT THE PROGRAM AND APPLY

This two-week program 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.