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November 16th, 2010
Greenleaf Conference Room
100A Jones Hall
The Center for Inter-American Policy and Research (CIPR) invites you to examine one of the few surveys of democratic opinion and behavior that covers the Americas — the AmericasBarometer — and its latest findings at a lecture by Mitch Seligson: “Citizen Perspectives on Democracy: A View from the AmericasBarometer Surveys 2010.”
The AmericasBarometer is an initiative of the Latin American Public Opinion Project (LAPOP) founded and directed by Mitch Seligson at Vanderbilt University. These surveys aim to measure democratic values and behaviors in the area using national probabilty samples of voting-age adults. Currently, the AmericasBarometer covers over 20 countries in the region.
Mitchell A. Seligson, Ph.D. is the Centennial Professor of Political Science and Professor of Sociology at Vanderbilt University. At the University of Pittsburgh, he held the Daniel H. Wallace Chair of Political Science and was also director of the Center for Latin American Studies. He has received grants and fellowships from numerous foundations including the Rockefeller, Ford, National Science, Mellon, Howard Heinz, the U.S. Department of Education, USAID and others, and has published over 140 articles and 14 books. He has consulted for USAID, the World Bank, the UNDP and the IADB, and has served on the National Academy of Sciences panel and as an appointed member of the OAS Advisory Board of the Inter-American Program on Education for Democratic Values and Practices. He is also a founding member of the editorial board of the European Political Science Review (Cambridge University Press) and the Journal of Democracy en Español.
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Invitation only. Please RSVP with Angela Reed at email@example.com. This will be a luncheon program.
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“Racism vs. Socialism: A conflict out of place. Mapping the Cuban Racial Debate, Internal Colonialism, and the New Racist Economy”
Roberto Zurbano Torres (1965) is a writer and essayist, cultural critic, and anti-racism activist. He is the author of the books Elogio del lector (1990), Ramón Rubiera: un astro ilusorio (1992), Poética de los noventa: Ganancias de la expresión (1994), Los estados nacientes: Literatura cubana y postmodernidad (1996), and essays such as Raza, literatura y nación: el triángulo invisible del siglo XX cubano, El rap cubano: un discurso hambriento de realidad and Cuba 2012: Doce dificultades para enfrentar los neo-racismos. He is a two-time winner of the DADOR, a Cultural Journalism award, and the Medal for National Culture. His works have appeared in Temas, La Gaceta, Universidad de La Habana, La Letra del Escriba, Casa de las Américas, Catauro, Movimiento, Afrohispanic Review, Meridional, and the New York Times.
Zurbano works at the Centro de Investigaciones Literarias at the Casa de las Américas. He has given lectures all around Latin America as well as Europe, specializing in popular culture, race, music, and black writers in Latin America and the Caribbean. Through his work in activism he recently founded the Proyecto Pichon Haitien, which promotes the contributions of Haitian immigrants to Cuban national culture. He is a member of the UNEAC, LASA, and Articulación Regional Afrodescendiente de América Latina y el Caribe, Capítulo Cubano (ARAAC).
This event is free and open to the public. The talk will be given in Spanish. Sponsored by the Cuban & Caribbean Studies Institute. For questions email ccsi_at_tulane.edu.
Day of the Dead Traditions of Guatemala K-16 Educator Workshop
Algiers Regional Public Library
Day of the Dead is often perceived as a tradition symbolized by Katrina skeletons, pan de muertos, papel picado, and altars constructed during November 1 -3. This workshop is developed through a U.S. Department of Education National Resource Center grant to help celebrated the diversity of this tradition across Latin America. Specialists from Guatemala and Anthropologists from Tulane University will share the rich history of the tradition across the Americas highlighting the tradition in Guatemala. Scholars and artists from Guatemala will present the differences and similarities of this tradition with the one celebrated in Mexico. Participants will learn about the importance of kites and food during the celebration of the dead in Guatemala.
Participants will receive:
- Teaching materials
- Certificate of Completion
La Habana Vieja: Una ciudad viva (A Talk by Eusebio Leal)
Eusebio Leal Spengler, (Havana, Cuba, 1942), is the historian of the city of Havana, director of the restoration program of Old Havana and its historical center, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Deputy to the National Assembly of the Popular Power in the IV, V, and VI Legislature, and the Ambassador of Good Will of the United Nations. He holds a Master’s degree in Latin American, Caribbean, and Cuban Studies, and a doctorate in Historical Sciences, both from the University of Havana. He is President of the Commission of Monuments in the City of Havana, and a specialist in Archeological Sciences.
Dr. Leal’s talk, presented in Spanish, will outline the decades-long process of restoring the historic core of Old Havana and the challenges of maintaining a balance between historical preservation and social restoration.
This event is free and open to the public. The talk will be in Spanish and a translation to English will be provided. Reception to follow in Woodward Way.
Sponsored by the Cuban & Caribbean Studies Institute. For questions email ccsi_at_tulane.edu.
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Gloria, a short film (17 minutes in length) features an unassuming family man who drives public transportation by day and sings the hits at a drag cabaret by night.
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Populism & Pragmatism in Chavista Venezuela: The Pluses and Minuses of Social and Economic Programs
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The Office of Study Abroad at Tulane University is hosting its annual Study Abroad Fair in the LBC Qatar Ballroom on Wednesday, October 21, from 2:00-5:00PM.
Over 100 opportunities in more than 20 countries will be on display from Tulane and non-Tulane institutions. The Stone Center for Latin American Studies will be promoting its Summer in Latin America programs, including programs in Costa Rica, Argentina, Brazil, and Guatemala. The Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute will be promoting its Summer in Cuba program. Talk to past participants, professors, administrators, and program representatives, and come with any questions you may have.