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Summer K-12 Teacher Institute in Cuba

June 20th, 2015 - July 4th, 2015

Teaching Cuban Culture and Society: A Summer K-12 Teacher Institute in Cuba Havana, Cuba | June 20 – July 4, 2015 The Application Deadline has…  read more

Summer Reading Program Focuses on Brazil!

June 16th, 2015
4:30 - 6:00 PM

Tulane University’s Stone Center for Latin American Studies, the Pebbles Center Westbank, and Capoeira Nola will sponsor a story time and capoeira Demonstration on June…  read more

Explore Brazil in the K-12 Classroom: Summer 2015 Teacher Institute

June 14th, 2015 - June 18th, 2015

The Latin American Resource Center, the Center for Latin American Studies at Vanderbilt University, and the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Institute and the Portuguese…  read more

Tradewinds: Mexico Film Series

June 11th, 2015 - June 12th, 2015

Shotgun Cinema, The University of New Orleans, The Arts Council of New Orleans, and the Consulate of Mexico in New Orleans present the screenings of…  read more

Art Exhibit "Dualities"

May 21st, 2015 - June 15th, 2015

The Consulate of Mexico in New Orleans presents the art exhibition "DUALITIES " by Mexican artist Juan Pablo Hurtado from May 21st to June 15th,…  read more

Film Screening of "Betty y Poncho"

May 15th, 2015
6:00 - 8:00 PM

The Consulate of Mexico in New Orleans and Stella Jones Gallery are pleased to present a screening of the the documentary “Betty y Poncho” by…  read more

Screening of Penumbra at the Consulate of Mexico in New Orleans

May 8th, 2015
6 PM

The Consulate of Mexico in New Orleans is pleased to present a screening of the film Penumbra on Friday May 8 at 6 PM as…  read more

Memory and Migration in Karen Tei Yamashita's Brazil-maru

April 27th, 2015
5:00 PM

Ana Paulina Lee, Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow at Tulane University, will present a paper entitled “Memory and Migration in Karen Tei Yamashita’s Brazil-maru” on Monday, April…  read more

Día Events at the Pebbles Center

April 25th, 2015 - April 27th, 2015

The Latin American Resource Center, the Children’s Resource Center, and the Pebbles Center (Algiers Regional and Children’s Resource Center Branches) of the New Orleans Public…  read more

MARI Brown Bag: Elena Daniele "Italian Explorers of the New World, 1492-1522"

April 24th, 2015
12:00 PM

Elena Daniele, Visiting Assistant Professor in French and Italian at Tulane University, will present a talk entitled “Italian Explorers of the New World, 1492-1522.” M.A.R.I.'s…  read more

Art Exhibit "Personal Comments on Organic Abstraction"

April 24th, 2015 - May 17th, 2015

The Consulate of Mexico in New Orleans is pleased to present the Art exhibition "Personal Comments on Organic Abstraction " by Mexican artist Flor Pandal…  read more

Le voyage des mots: Comparaison des lexiques naturalistes des langues tupi-guarani (Amérique du Sud)

April 17th, 2015
6:00 PM

The Center for Scholars, the Department of French and Italian, and the Linguistics Program of Tulane University cordially invite you to attend a lecture in…  read more

A Talk by Mariano Siskind: "La primera Guerra mundial como evento latinoamericano: Modernismo, cosmopolitismo y distancia afectiva"

April 17th, 2015
4:30 PM

The Department of Spanish & Portuguese graduate students are pleased to invite you to the talk "La primera Guerra mundial como evento latinoamericano: Modernismo, cosmopolitismo…  read more

MARI Brown Bag: Pierre Grenand "'Indian Nations' in French Guiana and Amapa from the Sixteenth to Nineteenth Centuries: Reflections on Ethnogenesis"

April 17th, 2015
12:00 PM

Dr. Pierre Grenand, Emeritus Director of Research, Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD) of France, will present a talk entitled “‘Indian Nations’ in French…  read more

China Cuba: Trajectories of Post- Revolutionary Governance

April 17th, 2015 - April 18th, 2015

China Cuba: Trajectories of Post- Revolutionary Governance Friday, April 17th, 2015 and Saturday April 18th Registration required. Please contact Jimena León at cipr@tulane.edu Description: American…  read more

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REPAL Second Annual Conference

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The second annual meeting of REPAL (Red para el Estudio de la Economía Política de América Latina) will be held July 7-8, 2015 in Montevideo, Uruguay, hosted by the The Department of Social and Political Sciences at the Universidad Católica del Uruguay (UCU, Montevideo).

The conference discusses important puzzles and problems, both theoretical and practical, in the political economy of Latin America. Papers, and presentations are presented in English, Spanish, or Portuguese.

The conference is sponsored by CIPR. For more information visit the REPAL website.

La hora del cuento: Call Me Tree/Llámame Arbol

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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! We will be reading Call Me Tree/Llámame Arbol.

Photography Exhibit: El Viajero

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The Consulate of Mexico in New Orleans is pleased to present, in collaboration with the Photo Alliance of New Orleans, the photographic exhibition "El Viajero " by Owen Murphy from June 18th to July 11th, 2015 at the Art Gallery of the Consulate of Mexico. An opening reception will be held June 18th, 2015 at 6:00 PM.

For more information, visit the cultural agenda of the Consulate of Mexico in New Orleans.

Octavia Gallery Presents "Summer in Havana"

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Summer in Havana
July 2-25, 2015

This summer, Octavia Art Gallery is pleased to present new works by Cuban based artists. The 2015 installment offers a wide range of artistic styles, imagery, and influences, with works by the following artists.

Alex Hernández Dueñas, recently featured in Vanity Fair as one of the Cuban artists you should know, is a painter whose work investigates themes of status, privilege and hierarchical structures within society through images of pristine pools, manicured lawns, sleek homes and country clubs. Influenced by a wide range of artists, including David Hockney and Richard Diebenkorn, Dueñas's flattened, simplified and colorful handling of compositions creates atmospheres that are dreamlike and often times eerily void of human life.

Luis Enrique Camejo draws his inspiration from the transitory relationship between man and man's environment, particularly the urban environment. The movement and dynamism of the cityscape is captured through an over use of light, blurring, and dripping of his materials, not showing clarity but the instantaneous nature of the moment.

Karlos Perez is a good example of how recent contemporary Cuban painting has been shaping its own space. With a background in photography, video, and installation, Perez's paintings have blurred the order of the traditional discourse of art. His works are not "portraits" in the traditional sense, but rather the power of the images comes from their existential character.

JEFF, or José Emilio Fuentes Fonseca (JEFF), is a sculptor whose work gives the impression of simplicity while keeping the complexity hidden from view. Often working with the theme of childhood, he manipulates the language of children toward that of an adult. Threads of love, danger, and play are largely at work in his sculptures, which are also imbued with melancholy and nostalgia.

The Merger is a union of the artists Alain Pino, Mario Miguel González, Niels Moleiro. Their sculptures are greatly influenced by the current economic, political, and social state of Cuba. Using popular icons and tools for their work, they are able to distort them and adapt them to new circumstances in order to highlight issues in culture and society.

Frank Mujica's graphite drawings explore and enhance human observation in an unexpected way. The gesture within his marks give a realness and clarity to his works, while still maintaining a certain mystery and movement. Mujica's technique and medium shows a process that adjusts itself to the transient aspects of life.

Summer Bilingual Reading Series at the Pebbles Center

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La hora del Cuento: 'Twas Nochebuena

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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. We will be reading ‘Twas Nochebuena and celebrating Christmas in the summer! _’Twas Nochebuena’ is a 2015 Americas Book Award Commended Title.