Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University


Quito Express Children's Book Online Reading

June 25th, 2020
3:00 PM CST

Ludwig Bemelmans was an Austrian author, an internationally known writer and illustrator of children’s books. He is most noted today for his Madeline books, six…  read more

Coronavirus and Latin America: Education in Mexico and Argentina

June 16th, 2020
5:30 PM CST

Public Webinar – Requires Advanced Registration Join us for an informal online conversation with Vanderbilt Humphrey Fellowship Program scholars about the impact of Coronavirus on…  read more

Virtual Summer Teacher Institute: Central America People & Environment

June 8th, 2020 - June 12th, 2020

The 2020 summer teacher institute is the second in a four-year series that will explore Central America with a focus on people and environment. Hosted…  read more

Coronavirus and Latin America: The Response from Venezuela and Costa Rica

May 18th, 2020
5:30 PM

Join us for an informal online conversation with leading scholars from the Center for Inter-American Policy and Research. Executive Director of CIPR, Ludovico Feoli and…  read more

Teaching Aztec History through Art: Online K-12 Webinar

April 29th, 2020
7:00 PM CST

Join us for the final webinar in the series on Ancient Civilizations. This workshop has moved online and will consist of a 60 minute online…  read more

Perspectives on Latin America

April 17th, 2020

The Mother of All Storms: Venezuela and the COVID-19 Crisis. Join via Zoom:  read more

The Pebbles Center Launches Online Spanish Story Time

April 9th, 2020 - April 30th, 2020

Check out the PEBBLES CENTER FACEBOOK PAGE on Thursdays to hear new stories in Spanish from the Pebbles collection. Books from this collection celebrate the…  read more

[CANCELLED] "Change the Subject" Film Screening

March 27th, 2020
4pm - 6pm

Join the Latin American Library for a viewing of the documentary Change the Subject, followed by a Q&A with the filmmakers. Free and open to…  read more

"When Gender Meets Race in the Andes: Scaling Differences" -- Tulane Anthropology Colloquium Series

March 13th, 2020
Light reception (3:30 pm) will precede the talk (4:00 pm)

The Anthropology Department’s upcoming colloquium featuring Dr. Florence Babb from UNC at Chapel Hill takes place on Friday, March 13th. Dr. Babb is at work…  read more

Latin American Writers Series: Andrea Palet

March 12th, 2020

Editorial Director Andrea Palet presents the history, philosophy, and ongoing projects of Editorial Laurel, a publishing house founded in Santiago, Chile in 2014. Her presentation…  read more

Teaching the Maya through Food: K-12 Teacher Workshop

March 6th, 2020
4:00 - 6:00 PM

Friday, March 6, 2020 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm REGISTER HERE FOR $5 ONLY In collaboration with the Annual Tulane Maya Symposium, this workshop focuses…  read more

Latin American Writers Series: Damián Cabrera

March 5th, 2020
5:30 PM

Join us for an interview with Damián Cabrera about his life, interests, and influences. The discussion will be followed by an open Q&A. This event…  read more

LAGO Symposium on Community-Engaged Scholarship

February 29th, 2020
9AM - 4PM

The Latin Americanist Graduate Organization (LAGO) is pleased to announce its Symposium on Community-Engaged Scholarship. This full-day event will include a series of presentations featuring…  read more

Global Read Webinar Series 2020

February 26th, 2020 - June 23rd, 2020
Once a month, 6 PM CST

Diverse Books for the K-12 Classroom February – June 2020 – All webinars are 6 PM CST Download Printable Flyer Once a month, the World…  read more

Latin American Library Works-in-Progress Talk with Greenleaf Fellow Sofía Vindas Solano

February 17th, 2020
3:30 PM

Please join the Latin American Library for a work-in progress talk by 2019-2020 Richard E. Greenleaf Fellow Sofía Vindas Solano. Her presentation, entitled “La consolidación…  read more


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Upcoming Events

Online Summer Book Group for K-12 Educators

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For pre-service, early career and veteran teachers who love reading and learning through literature who want to explore award-winning books for the middle and early high school classrooms. Join us as we read four books that explore stories of coming-of-age from multiple perspectives. Participants will receive a copy of each book and participate in an open discussion with other K-12 educators. We will launch the book group with The Other Half of Happy. The group will meet online and explore the real story behind this award-winning book with the author Rebecca Balrcárcel. Join us this summer as we discover new stories and books for your classroom.

Register here for $15 (includes all 4 books).

All online Zoom meetings are at 7:00 PM CST.


Sponsored by the Stone Center for Latin American Studies and AfterCLASS at Tulane University. For more information, please email

Central America, People and the Environment Educator Institute 2021

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This summer educator institute is the third institute in a series being offered by Tulane University, The University of Georgia and Vanderbilt University. This series of institutes is designed to enhance the presence of Central America in the K-12 classroom. Each year, participants engage with presenters, resources and other K-12 colleagues to explore diverse topics in Central America with a focus on people and the environment.

While at Tulane, the institute will explore the historic connections between the United States and Central America focusing on indigenous communities and environment while highlighting topics of social justice and environmental conservation. Join us to explore Central America and teaching strategies to implement into the classroom.

Additional details and registration will be available in the late fall 2020. For more information, please email or call 504.865.5164.