Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Stone Center for Latin American Studies Welcomes the National Council for the Social Studies to New Orleans!

November 9th, 2015

Tulane University’s Stone Center for Latin American Studies Welcomes the National Council for the Social Studies to New Orleans!! The following list of events are all sponsored by Tulane’s Stone Center. You must be registered through NCSS in order to attend these programs. Please visit the website in order to register.

Schedule of Latin American Resource Center sponsored events during NCSS

November 13 – 15
Consortium of Latin American Studies Programs Exhibit Booth
Come check out the free K-16 resources from Latin American Studies programs from across the U.S. in the International Alley of the Exhibit Hall. Enter the raffle to win an Américas Award winning children’s or young adult book.
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center – International Alley Booth #1003

November 10 – 11
Area Studies & Outreach Pre-NCSS Working Meeting-
This working meeting brings together outreach professionals to discuss best strategies for improving and enhancing area studies in the K-12 Social Studies classroom.
9 am – 4 pm
Tulane University – 6801 Freret Ave.

November 12
New Orleans Gateway to the Americas: Trade, History, and Globalization
NCSS Pre-Conference Clinic
This interactive clinic explores relationships between the U.S. and Mexico through the port city of New Orleans. Participants will engage with resources from the Federal Reserve Bank and Tulane University’s Center for Latin American Studies. Presenters include: Claire Loup (Federal Reserve), Denise Woltering Vargas (Stone Center), Don Leonard (CIPR), Justin Wolfe (Stone Center), Leonardo Lavalle (Consulate of Mexico).
12 – 4:30 pm
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, New Orleans Branch, 525 St. Charles Ave.

November 13
Internationalizing the Classroom – Reception
4:00 – 6:00 pm
Sponsored by the International Visitors Committee and the Consulate of Mexico.
Consulate of Mexico – 901 Convention Center Blvd.

November 14
Indigenous Rights: Teaching Global Citizenship and Sustainability
Conference Session. Presenters include: Nicole Means (West Feliciana Parish High School), Torrence Williams (West Feliciana Parish High School), Ixnal Cuma Chavez (Tulane University), Kawoq Cuma Chavez (Tulane University), Denise Woltering Vargas (Tulane University)
8:00 – 8:50 am
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Room # 208

NCSS Featured Speaker: Sonia Nazario, author of Enrique’s Journey
9:05 – 9:55 am
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center – Rivergate Room

General Latin America + People
Oliver Houck
Professor - Law