Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Words of Fire!

November 10th, 2016
6-8 PM

Greenleaf Conference Room, Jones 100

Book talk with Author Antonia Amprino and translator Katie Grey.

Women Loving Women in Latin America is a powerful source of insight into the lives of real women in Latin America. These women each identify as either lesbian or bi-sexual and explain their challenge from within themselves and externally in family and friend circles.
This translation to English seeks to unite our continent and show English speakers that our sister to the south are like us, if we remove the barrier of language and seek to understand. Words of Fire! is the first step to making such a continent that we understand.

Sponsored by the Stone Center for Latin American Studies, Newcomb College Institute, the Spanish Department, the Office for Gender and Sexual diversity.


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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.

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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.