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Beyond Baianidade: Afro-Brazilian Cultural and Social Movements in Salvador da Bahia

October 29th, 2015 - November 12th, 2015
3:30 PM

Fall Lecture Series: Patricia de Santana Pinho “African American Roots Tourism in Brazil: Encounters in Sameness, Difference, Solidarity, and Inequality” Thursday October 29, 3:30-pm, Newcomb…  read more

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

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Cultural Kinship Conference: Presented by the LA Creole Research Association

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The Louisiana Creole Research Association will host its’ 13th annual conference from October 20-22 in New ORLEANS, LA. The conference will explore the phenomenon of Creolization and identity that exists in both the Caribbean and in New Orleans and their common Creole culture. Learn how the influence of the St. Domingue immigrants in New Orleans bolstered that common Creole on the cusp of Americanization following the Louisiana Purchase. Registration for the conference is now open, using the following link.

2017 Conference Schedule

  • Friday, Oct. 20- Annual Members Meeting
    Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities
    938 Lafayette St.
    6PM-9PM
  • Saturday, Oct. 21- Annual Conference
    Xavier University of Louisiana
    1 Drexel Dr., Administration Auditorium
    8AM-4:30PM
  • Sunday, Oct. 22- Laura Plantation Tour & Lunch
    2247 Highway 18, Vacherie 70090
    9AM-2:30PM
  • Sunday, Oct. 22- LAGNIAPPE!
    Xavier University of Louisiana
    2PM

For more details on the 2017 Schedule and Speakers, visit our post on Facebook! To register, become a member, or get extra information, click here.

Bate Papo! Practice your Portuguese and enjoy some Brazilian treats: bolo de aipim

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Bate Papo! Start your morning off with some delicious bolo de aipim (cassava cake). We’ll be outside the LBC on the patio of Pocket Park (next to bookstore in case of rain).

This event is sponsored by TULASO and the Stone Center for Latin American Studies. Admission is free. For more information, please contact Megwen at mloveles@tulane.edu.

CALL FOR PAPERS: 65th Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Council of Latin American Studies

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Proposal Submission Deadline: November 1, 2017

The Center for Latin American Studies at Vanderbilt University is pleased to host the 65th Annual Meeting of SECOLAS in Nashville, Tennessee from Thursday, March 8 to Sunday, March 11, 2018. SECOLAS invites faculty members, independent scholars, and students to submit panel and individual paper proposals for participation in the conference.

SECOLAS welcomes submissions on any aspect of Latin American and/or Caribbean Studies.

Graduate student presenters will be eligible to submit their paper for the Edward H. Moseley Student Paper Award for the best paper presented at the SECOLAS meeting.

After the conference, all presenters will be eligible to submit their paper for publication consideration in the SECOLAS Annals issue of The Latin Americanist, an international, peer-reviewed journal published by SECOLAS and Wiley Blackwell.

To submit your abstract proposal, click through to the online submission form.

SECOLAS 2018 Program Chairs
History and Social Sciences
Lily Balloffet
History Department
Western Carolina University
lgballoffet@wcu.edu

Literature and Humanities
Amy Borja
Modern Languages Department
University of Dallas
aborja@udallas.edu

Bate Papo! Practice your Portuguese and enjoy some Brazilian treats: pavé

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Bate Papo! Our fearless leader will be attempting pavé, a Brazilian layer dessert, for the first time. Come gauge her efforts!

This event is sponsored by TULASO and the Stone Center for Latin American Studies. Admission is free. For more information, please contact Megwen at mloveles@tulane.edu.

Bate Papo! Practice your Portuguese and enjoy some Brazilian treats: brigadeiro cake

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Bate Papo! We’re expanding on the brigadeiro madness. Next up: brigadeiro cake! We’ll be outside the LBC on the patio of Pocket Park (next to bookstore in case of rain).

This event is sponsored by TULASO and the Stone Center for Latin American Studies. Admission is free. For more information, please contact Megwen at mloveles@tulane.edu.

Call for Papers: Association of Academic Programs in Latin America and the Caribbean 2018 Conference

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The Association for Academic Programs in Latin America and the Caribbean (AAPLAC) seeks session proposals for its 29th Annual Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana, February 21-24, 2018, hosted by the Stone Center for Latin American Studies at Tulane University.

This year’s theme, “Study Abroad: Meeting the Challenges of Cultural Engagement,” includes a variety of paper topics, including:

  • New Orleans after Katrina: The impact of the growing Hispanic population which came to help with rebuilding and has since stayed on
  • Interdisciplinary Institutional Content Assessment: How to best track what students are doing overseas and the benefits for our campuses
  • Global Partnerships through Peer Collaboration: How we can better work with institutions in Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Research Collaborations – U.S.-Latin America: Faculty led/student participation in on-site studies
  • Anglo-Hispanic Challenges: Cross-cultural understanding through experiential learning and study abroad
  • Strategic Partnerships: How we can enhance protocols between our schools in the US and those in Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Strengthening AAPLAC Relationships through Inter-Organization Mentoring: How we can enhance protocols amongst our schools in the US
  • Latina Empowerment: More women on study abroad programs: How we can take advantage of this bond between women of the North and the South
  • Rethinking Mobility: How is the student’s identity compromised/enhanced abroad?
  • Community-Based Partnerships: How students can learn as they engage with local communities in working type environments
  • Crossing Borders: The eternal quest for a global space as students interact with the other
  • Global Xenophobia on the Rise of Brexit/Trump? What is our role?
  • Cuba: Future U.S. Relations – Impact on Study Abroad

Please visit the Call For Papers web page to download the proposal template, timeline, and more information about the conference.

For questions, please contact Laura Wise Person at 862-8629 or lwise1_at_tulane.edu.