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Film Screening: Unfinished Spaces

April 25th, 2012
7:00 PM

The New Orleans Film Society will present a special screening of the film Unfinished Spaces on Wednesday, April 25, at 7:00 p.m. at the Prytania…  read more

Trayvon Martin Panel Discussion

April 23rd, 2012
7:00 PM

Please join us for the panel discussion “Trayvon Martin: Rebirth of a Nation: Race & Gender Politics in Today’s Media.” The panel is co-sponsored by…  read more

Con Trastes Guitar Duo

April 22nd, 2012
8:00 PM

As part of the Newcomb Department of Music’s Classical Guitar Series, the Con Trastes guitar duo comprised of Aldo Rodriguez Delgado and Carmen Vega-Muñoz will…  read more

Noche Cubana with Grupo Sensacion

April 21st, 2012
9:00 PM

It’s a Cuban dance party at Club Silhouette! Come dance to live music by Grupo Sensación, eat a delicious full meal by Luis, and be…  read more

Proyecto Omni-Zonafranca Performance

April 20th, 2012
12:00 PM

A group of Cuban artists that will be performing at Xavier on April 20th in front of the UC Yard. Proyecto Omni Zonafranca is a…  read more

Training Global Teachers for Global Classrooms

April 19th, 2012 - April 20th, 2012

Tulane University's Teacher Certification Program is working with the Stone Center to develop a special opportunity for local educators to internationalize the classroom. Funded by…  read more

Nortec Collective-Tijuana Sound Machine

April 19th, 2012 - April 20th, 2012
Thursday, April 19 at 4:00 PM, Friday, April 20 at 7:00 PM

Join the Stone Center as it welcomes Nortec Collective – Tijuana Sound Machine for two days of conversation and music. On Thursday, April 19th, Sophie…  read more

Not In Our Town Film Screening

April 19th, 2012
6:00 PM

Not In Our Town is an hour-long documentary about a town coming together to take action after anti-immigrant violence devastates the community. In 2008, a…  read more

¡Justicia Now! One People's Fight Against Big Oil

April 19th, 2012
5:00 PM

Tulane University's Stone Center for Latin American Studies presents this special film screening and curriculum workshop in collaboration with the Training Global Teachers for Global…  read more

Global Architecture Brigades Lecture

April 18th, 2012
12:00 PM

Come hear all about the Global Architecture Brigades trip to Honduras. The students have organized a noontime lecture to talk about their involvement in the…  read more

Chico and Rita at Zeitgeist

April 13th, 2012 - April 19th, 2012
6:30 PM

Chico & Rita by Oscar®-winning director Fernando Trueba (Belle Epoque, Calle 54) and Spain's legendary illustrator Javier Mariscal celebrate their passion for the music and…  read more

U.S.-Cuban-Mexican Association to Defend Against Hurricanes

April 9th, 2012
1:30 PM - 6:30 PM

The Center for International Policy takes pleasure in inviting you to the inaugural conference of the U.S.-Cuban-Mexican Association to Defend Against Hurricanes. Dr. Ángel Ruiz…  read more

Jungleland: Wild Animals, Native Peoples, and the Tropics in American Imagination

April 2nd, 2012
4:00 PM

The History Department invites you to a public lecture by Daniel Bender, Canadian Research Chair in Cultural History and Analysis at the University of Toronto.…  read more

Enrique Alferez Exhibit at the Ogden

March 30th, 2012
1:00 - 4:00 PM

The Ogden Museum of Southern Art and the Consulate of Mexico in New Orleans cordially invite you to the art exhibition of Mexican sculptor, “The…  read more

Party Realignment and the Transformation of Chilean Politics: From the Frente Democrático to the Concertación

March 29th, 2012
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Lecture by Eduardo Alemán, Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Houston. In this talk, Alemán argues that a fundamental realignment of the…  read more

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

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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

Milneburg Hall 351 – UNO Campus

The 2014 Empire and Solidarity in the Americas Conference explores the meanings, forms, histories, and futures of North-South solidarity in the Americas. What kinds of transnational ties have groups from both sides of the North-South divide established with each other? What kinds of strategies have they used, and toward what ends? How have these political projects varied across time and space? In what ways have cross-border solidarities shaped and been shaped by imperial power?

Conference Program is attached to this email. This conference is open and free to the public. This is a workshop: papers are circulated and read before the conference. If you would like to access the papers, please send an email to: striffler@hotmail.com

INVITED PARTICIPANTS INCLUDE:

Marc Becker, Professor of History, Truman State University, and author of Indians and Leftists in the Making of Ecuador's Modern Indigenous
Movements.
Jonathan C. Brown is Professor of History at the University of Texas and is completing a book on how the Cuban Revolution changed the world.
Aviva Chomsky, Professor of History and Coordinator of Latin American Studies, Salem State University, and author of Linked Labor Histories: New
England, Colombia, and the Making of the Global Working Class.
Lesley Gill, Professor, Department of Anthropology, Vanderbilt University, and author of The School of the Americas: Military Training and Political
Violence in the Americas.
Eric Larson, Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, and author of Jobs With Justice: 25 Years, 25 Voices
Elizabeth Manley is Assistant Professor of History at Xavier University where she is completing a book, The Paradox of Paternalism: Women,
Transnational Activism, and the Politics of Authoritarianism in the Dominican Republic, 1928-1978.
Teresa Meade, Florence B. Sherwood Professor of History and Culture, Union College, and author of A History of Modern Latin America.
William Schmidli, Assistant Professor, Bucknell University, and author of The Fate of Freedom Elsewhere: Human Rights in U.S. Cold War Policy Toward
Argentina.
Megan Strom is a PhD Candidate in Latin American History at the University of California, San Diego and will defend her dissertation on Uruguayan

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5th Annual South Central Conference on Mesoamerica

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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. to share ideas, information, and interpretations. The conference is free and open to the public, and we hope you will join us. Although the conference is free, if you plan to attend please register so we have an idea of how many people will attend.

The conference will be held October 24-26th on Tulane’s Campus.

Please visit the conference website for more information and be sure to check back for updates in the near future!

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

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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. The lecture, which will discuss the Cuban diaspora in the United States, was timed to coincide with the general interest that the Guantánamo Public Memory Project:, currently at Tulane, has generated. The time and location has been confirmed for Tuesday, October 28, 12:30-1:30 p.m. at the Greenleaf Conference Room, Jones Hall 100A. Refreshments will be provided.

Social and Environmental Safeguards, Policies and Practices in International Development: Discussion with Carlos Pérez-Brito

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Currently a social specialist from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Carlos Pérez-Brito is responsible for managing social and environmental safeguards in the public and private sectors projects. Before joining the IDB, Mr. Pérez-Brito was a human development specialist for the World Bank and USAID. He has a bachelor degree from Loyola University, New Orleans and a Masters in Latin American Studies from Tulane University with emphasis in international development. He was also a visiting scholar for the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC).

Mr. Pérez-Brito’s talk will describe the evolving practice of using social and environmental review criteria as conditions for bank-related projects.

Co-Sponsored with the Tulane Center for Inter-American Policy and Research (CIPR).

Event flyer can be found here.

Day of the Dead at the Ogden!

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Celebrate Día de los muertos at the Ogden! As part of the Ogden's After Hours Ruemba Buena will perform. Specializing in salsa and meringue, this band is made up of musicians who, pre-Katrina, played in groups like Los Babies and Los Sagitarios. It's the brainchild of percussionist Johnny Marcia. Kids craft table will feature Day of the Dead activities and delicious food will be available.

For more information please contact Jane Marie Dawkins, 504.539.9650, music@ogdenmuseum.org.

Sponsored by Tulane’s Stone Center for Latin American Studies, the Ogden Museum of Southern Art, and the Consulate of Mexico in New Orleans.

The Guantánamo Public Memory Project

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The Guantánamo Public Memory Project is a traveling exhibit that examines the history of the U.S. naval base in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, from multiple perspectives and raises questions about U.S.-Cuban relations, civil liberties, national security, and public memory in the past, present, and future.

For more information about the Guantánamo Public Memory Project, visit http://gitmomemory.org.

The exhibit will run from September 2nd to October 30th. All are welcome to stop by and see the exhibit during open hours of Jones Hall, or during one of the special events of the exhibit (to be posted).