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Luz y Solidaridad: A Performance by Susan Plum

October 27th, 2011
8:15 PM

Concurrent with Prospect.2, the Newcomb Art Gallery shows Off the Beaten Path: Violence, Women & Art featuring international artists’ explorations of violence against women and…  read more

Beatriz Azevedo: "Antropofagia: Palimpsestos Selvagens"

October 24th, 2011
5:00 PM

Beatriz Azevedo is a singer-songwriter based in São Paulo who has emerged in recent years as one of Brazil's most innovative artists. She has collaborated…  read more

Re-Identifying Flora and Fauna in Maya Art and the Popol Vuh

October 21st, 2011
4 PM

Tulane Anthropology Student Association Proudly Presents: Presenter Dr. Nicholas Hellmuth, Director of the Foundation for Latin American Anthropological Research This presentation will identify several actual…  read more

Off The Beaten Path

October 20th, 2011 - January 29th, 2012

Off The Beaten Path Susan Plum Luz y Solidaridad, 2006 3 ten and half foot brooms hanging from the ceiling Video —DVD/TV monitor of performance…  read more

Celebración Latina!

October 15th, 2011
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Stone Center for Latin American Studies’ annual Celebración Latina is back at the Zoo’s Capital One Stage and Field and will offer a true…  read more

IMPRISONED, FORGOTTEN, AND DEPORTED: Immigration Detention, Advocacy, and the Faith Community

October 13th, 2011 - October 14th, 2011

The Center for Latin American Studies at the University of Florida announces a conference, "Imprisoned, Forgotten, and Deported: Immigration Detention, Advocacy, and the Faith Community,"…  read more

Black Resistance in an Age of Revolution

October 13th, 2011 - October 15th, 2011

A Symposium Commemorating the Bicentennial of the 1811 Slave Uprising in Territorial Louisiana In January of 1811 hundreds of enslaved Africans and African-Americans living west…  read more

Indigeneity, Classic Maya Astronomy, and the Calendar

October 12th, 2011
7:00 PM

A presentation by Dr. Gerardo Aldana. What did "science" mean to the ancient Maya? Did their impressive advances in understanding the natural world actually correspond…  read more

Political Competition and Social Spending in Brazil

October 6th, 2011
5:00 PM

A Lecture Featuring David Brown Political Competition & Social Spending in Brazil: a Municipal Level Analysis How does political competition in local elections affect social…  read more

Doctrine of Discovery: Reconsidering Columbus Day

October 6th, 2011
6:00 PM

Guest Speaker Professor Robert J. Miller Please join Professor Robert J. Miller, Indian law expert and author of Native America, Discovered and Conquered: Thomas Jefferson,…  read more

Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz Exhibit at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art

October 1st, 2011 - January 8th, 2011

Josephine Sacabo's photographs transfer the viewer into a world of constructed beauty. Built upon a foundation of poetry and literature, her many portfolios are visual…  read more

The Fifteenth Annual National Latina/o Law Student Conference

September 29th, 2011 - October 1st, 2011

The 2011 Conference theme, "Crossroads: Changing Faces in New Beginnings," recognizes the moment where a new culture full of color and life enters a community…  read more

Experience LatiNola at the Louisiana Children's Museum

September 24th, 2011
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage month at the annual “Experience LatiNola” at the Louisiana Children’s Museum Saturday, September 24th. This community event is an exciting opportunity to…  read more

Death in the Desert: Symbolic Politics on the edge of America

September 21st, 2011
5:00 pm

A lecture by Dr. Lawrence Taylor, Department of Anthropology, National University of Ireland, Maynooth. A talk exploring the practice of moral geography and the political…  read more

Development Institutions, Their Roles and Efficacy

September 20th, 2011 - September 21st, 2011
5:30 pm

The Payson Graduate Student Association (PGSA) cordially invites you to participate in our first offering this semester of the International Development Colloquium Series (IDCS) on…  read more

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The Right to Memory: The Making of São Paulo's Resistance Memorial

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Kátia Felipini, Coordinator, São Paulo Resistance Memorial, will give a talk entitled “The Right to Memory: The Making of São Paulo's Resistance Memorial.” The talk will be in Portuguese.

The Resistance Memorial is Brazil's first national memorial dedicated to preserving memories of the political resistance and repression that occurred during the civil-military dictatorship that governed the country from 1964 to 1985. Kátia Felipini, who participated as a museologist in developing the memorial and now serves as its coordinator, will discuss the complex process of the memorial's creation and the lessons it offers for other sites in Brazil and around the world. This lecture will be given in Portuguese.

Sponsored by the Center for Scholars, the Stone Center for Latin American Studies, Newcomb-Tulane College, and the Department of Spanish and Portuguese. For more information please contact Rebecca Atencio (ratencio@tulane.edu).

The Traveler and the Ethnographic Ethos in the work of Juan José Saer and Bernardo Carvalho

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Anderson da Mata, an Assistant Professor of literary theory at Universidade de Brasília, will give a talk entitled “The Traveler and the Ethnographic Ethos in the work of Juan José Saer and Bernardo Carvalho.” The talk will be given in Portuguese.

Anderson da Mata is an Assistant Professor of literary theory at the Universidade de Brasília and author of O silêncio das crianças: representações da infância na narrativa brasileira contemporânea (Londrina: EDUEL, 2010).

Sponsored by Newcomb-Tulane College and the Department of Spanish and Portuguese. For more information please contact Rebecca Atencio (ratencio@tulane.edu).

Bruno Bosteels speaks at Loyola University

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The Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies at Loyola University presents: “Politics and Violence in Latin America: Democracy in the Criticism of Arms,” a talk by Bruno Bosteels, Professor of Romance Studies at Cornell University. Bosteels is the author of Badiou and Politics, Marx and Freud in Latin America, and The Actuality of Communism, among other works.

For more information on this event, please contact Josefa Salmon at salmon@loyno.edu.

This event is sponsored by the Center for Latin American Studies and the Caribbean, The Languages & Cultures Department at Loyola University, Rev. Scott Youree Watson, Gregory F. Curtin & Rev. Guy Lemieux SJ SAK Distinguished Professorships.

For the event flyer, click here.

The Pebbles Center turns 10!

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The Pebbles Center is celebrating its 10th Anniversary! The 10th anniversary falls on Dia, a celebration of children and reading. To celebrate, the Pebbles Center is hosting renowned children’s book author Jorge Argueta. Mr. Argueta was a guest at the inauguration of the Pebbles Center 10 years ago. See photographs from Mr. Argueta’s previous visit here. He will present an interactive presentation based on some of his most recent books.

Jorge Tetl Argueta is a celebrated Salvadoran poet and writer whose bi-lingual children’s books have received numerous awards. A native Salvadoran and Pipil Nahua Indian, Jorge spent much of his childhood in rural El Salvador. He feels that everybody is capable of writing, especially young children who are natural poets! Argueta has written a series of delicious cooking poems perfect for reading while cooking or incorporating food into the classroom. Come out and celebrate with us!

Children and parents will be able to enjoy a wonderful reading and a workshop highlighting the delicious foods found in his books. We will be of course providing snacks as well as be able to distribute a handful of bilingual books donated by the New Orleans Public Library.

El 30 de abril es una fecha muy significativa para los niños. Se celebra el día de los niños y de los libros. Esta celebración se conoce como El día de los niños/ El día de los libros, y celebra la alegría y las maravillas de la infancia y la importancia de los libros en nuestra vida. Ven a celebrar con nosotros el día con autor salvadoreño Jorge Argueta.

Para una lista con la dirreción de todas las bibliotecas, por favor visite la página de web de la biblioteca pública de la Nueva Orleáns.

For more information or if you have questions please contact the Latin American Resource Center at crcrts@tulane.edu or check our Facebook page.

Sponsored by the Stone Center for Latin American Studies, and the New Orleans Public Library.

Photo by Nina Menconi.

Art Syncopation

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The Consulate of Mexico in New Orleans and the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival are pleased to present an art exhibit of renowned artist Angel Gonzalez de la Tijera entitled “Art Syncopation.” An opening reception will be held on April 22nd at 6 PM. The exhibit will be on display through May 20th.

Angel Gonzalez de la Tijera is an important Mexican Painter and one of the most significant contributors to contemporary figurative Mexican art. His work primarily focuses on figures and portraits in conjunction with music. His art reveals form and substance in a realistic manner.

Gonzalez de la Tijera was born in Mexico City in 1958. He developed his painting style, figurative realism, as a student of master painter Santiago Carbonell.