Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Diversity & Equity in Higher Education

March 19th, 2014
7:30-9:00pm

Location
Qatar Ballroom, LBC

In the wake of almost a century of desegregation decisions from the U.S. Supreme Court, we have invited three scholars to explore how various legal concerns continue to affect the policies and practices of universities today in the quest to achieve racial, ethnic and other forms of diversity in their student populations.

Panelists:

Sumi Cho, Professor of Law, DePaul University College of Law

Stella Flores, Associate Professor of Public Policy and Higher Education, Vanderbilt University

Cheryl Harris, Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Foundation Chair in Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, UCLA School of Law

Moderated by:

Deborah Love, Vice President for Institutional Equity and Diversity, Tulane University

Event is free and open to the public with reception following.

This event is sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs, the Program in African and African Diaspora Studies and the Office of Academic Affairs. Commemorative events are also made possible by a grant from the Rosa Keller Foundations.

Please contact the Office of Multicultural Affairs for more information at (504) 865-5181.

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Read Across the Americas Summer Program at the Children's Resource Center

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Join us every first and third Saturday at 10:30 am for a bilingual storytime for kids ages 2 – 10. The program is part of an initiative between Tulane University’s Stone Center for Latin American Studies and the New Orleans Public Library called the Pebbles Center.

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Read Across the Americas Summer Program at the Algiers Regional Branch

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Join us every Wednesday at 10:30 am for a bilingual storytime for kids ages 2 – 10. The program is part of an initiative between Tulane University’s Stone Center for Latin American Studies and the New Orleans Public Library called the Pebbles Center. This summer we will explore the environment and diverse geography of Latin America. Bring your favorite jungle animal and be prepared to learn some Spanish as we embark on an adventure through the Americas. This program provides a reading list of recommended titles for all ages to explore Latin America on your own this summer. If you read all books, you will be eligible for a special award offered during Hispanic Heritage month at the annual Celebración Latina held at the Audubon Zoo.

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K-12 Educator S.T.E.A.M Workshop: Teaching Central America at the Zoo

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Tulane University’s Stone Center for Latin American Studies in collaboration with the Audubon Nature Institute will be hosting a K-12 educator workshop on Saturday, October 5, 2019. This workshop will focus on conservation efforts and environment of Central American rainforests. This workshop is a great way to learn how to bring real world science into your classroom. Activities will incorporate a variety of sciences and other subjects including: art, environmental science, cultural components, anthropology, computer science and technology. While it is geared for middle and high school teachers, this workshop is open to all educators formal and informal.

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