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Students Participate in the First Annual Latin American and Latinx Studies Symposium at Rollins College

April 11th, 2019

Story by Tulane undergraduate participant Virginia “Rosie” Click. On Friday, April 5th, ten undergraduate students from Tulane University presented their research at the First Annual…  read more

From Tulane News: Tulane anthropologist William Balée awarded Guggenheim Fellowship to study Amazon rainforests

April 10th, 2019

This story originally appeared in Tulane Today entitled Tulane anthropologist awarded Guggenheim Fellowship to study Amazon rainforests on April 10, 2019. Story by Keith Brannon…  read more

From Tulane Today: Dr. Elizabeth Boone offers her perspective on recent Aztec discovery

April 8th, 2019

These stories originally appeared in Reuters and Raw Story entitled Exclusive: Aztec war sacrifices found in Mexico may point to elusive royal tomb and Aztec…  read more

From the Conversation: Sociology professor David Smilde notes that Venezuela's power struggle reaches a tense stalemate

April 8th, 2019

This story originally appeared in Tulane Today and the Conversation entitled Venezuela’s power struggle reaches a tense stalemate, as human suffering deepens on April 4,…  read more

From Tulane Today and Fox News: Sociology professor David Smilde discusses the continuing chaos in Venezuela

April 8th, 2019

This story originally appeared in Tulane Today and Fox News entitled Caracas, once a thriving metropolis, is struggling as country plunges further into chaos on…  read more

Book Published: Campaigns and Voters in Developing Democracies, edited by Virginia Oliveros

March 29th, 2019

Congratulations to Dr. Virginia Oliveros for editing and writing two chapters in Campaigns and Voters in Developing Democracies Argentina in Comparative Perspectives Voting behavior is…  read more

From Tulane News and Chicago Tribune: Tulane professor David Smilde explains the role of 'colectivos' in Venezuela

March 18th, 2019

This story originally appeared in Tulane News and the Chicago Tribune entitled Maduro’s muscle: Motorcycle gangs known as ‘colectivos’ are the enforcers for Venezuela’s authoritarian…  read more

From Tulane News: Tulane anthropologist John Verano's work at child sacrifice site published in major journal

March 7th, 2019

This story originally appeared in Tulane News entitled Tulane professor’s work at “unthinkable sacrifice” site published in major journal on March 6, 2019. Story by…  read more

From the Washington Post: Tulane sociologist David Smilde comments on opposition leader Juan Guaidó's return to Venezuela

March 7th, 2019

This story originally appeared in Tulane News and the Washington Post entitled Guaidó says he’ll be returning to Venezuela for nationwide protests Monday on March…  read more

From Tulane News and National Geographic: Lasers reveal Maya war ruins

March 6th, 2019

This story originally appeared on the Tulane News and National Geographic entitled Lasers reveal Maya war ruins on March 1, 2019. A recent news item…  read more

From Tulane News and Gulf Times: Current Venezuela protests different from past ones

March 6th, 2019

This story originally appeared in Tulane News and the Gulf Times entitled Current Venezuela protests different from past ones on March 1, 2019. A recent…  read more

From the School of Liberal Arts newsletter: Elizabeth Boone Named CAA's Distinguished Scholar

February 27th, 2019

This story originally appeared on the Tulane University School of Liberal Arts newsletter entitled Elizabeth Boone Named CAA’s Distinguished Scholar, on February 27, 2019. Story…  read more

From Nature: Tulane alumna combines medical and archeological training to study the ancient Maya

February 18th, 2019

A recent news item from Nature featured Tulane University alumna Dr. Vera Tiesler, bioarchaeologist and professor at the Autonomous University of the Yucatán. In the…  read more

From the School of Liberal Arts Newsletter: After a Semester in Cuba, No Longer a Stranger

February 14th, 2019

This story originally appeared on the Tulane University School of Liberal Arts newsletter entitled After a Semester in Cuba, No Longer a Stranger, on February…  read more

Dr. Smilde published in New York Times: El Grupo de Contacto Internacional: la mejor oportunidad de Venezuela

February 13th, 2019

El Grupo de Contacto Internacional: la mejor oportunidad de Venezuela Por: DAVID SMILDE y GEOFF RAMSEY La semana pasada, el Grupo de Contacto Internacional (GCI)…  read more

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Kaqchikel Language Table

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Join Kaqchikel learners and speakers at all levels to practice your language skills at this bi-monthly conversation table. Participants in the Oct. 28 session will get the chance to read the short story “Ri töp chuqa’ ri kär”/“The Crab and the Fish” alongside its author, Mtra. Magda Sotz (aka Ixkamey).

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This event is co-sponsored by the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies at the University of Kansas.

Kaqchikel Language Table

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Join Kaqchikel learners and speakers at all levels to practice your language skills at this bi-monthly conversation table. Nov. 12 is game day with Mtro. Edy Rene Guaján (aka Lajuj B’atz’)! Come prepared to play along and laugh.

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Join Kaqchikel learners and speakers at all levels to practice your language skills at this bi-monthly conversation table. It’s the holiday season on Dec. 2. Join Mtro. Marco Antonio Guaján (aka Mokchewan) to compare your favorite holiday celebrations.

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This event is co-sponsored by the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies at the University of Kansas.