Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

2010 New Student Orientation

August 19th, 2010 - August 20th, 2010

Location
Greenleaf Conference Room
100A Jones Hall
Tulane University
Uptown Campus

Orientation Schedule

THURSDAY, AUGUST 19

  • 8:30 – 9:00 Continental Breakfast
  • 9:00 – 9:10 Welcome
  • 9:10 – 9:40: Introduction of Staff and Students
  • 9:40 – 10:00 : The Center: History & Today
  • 10:00 – 10:10: Latin American Graduate Organization (LAGO)
  • 10:10 – 10:20: Break
  • 10:20 – 11:00: Introduction to Latin American Library (at the LAL)
  • 11:00 – 11:05: Information on Language Examinations (Amy George-Hirons)
  • 11:05 – 11:15: Facilities, Communication, Mailboxes, Listserves, Stipends, etc.
  • 11:15 – 11:30: Advising Information
  • 11:30 – 12:00: Questions
  • 12:00 – until: Personal Time for Administrative Matters (ID card, Fitness Center, Health Center, etc.)

FRIDAY, AUGUST 20

  • 8:30 – 9:00: Continental Breakfast
  • 9:00 – 9:30: Program Associates & LARC
  • 9:30 – 11:30: Presentations by Departmental Contacts: Marilyn Miller, Spanish/Portuguese (9:30am); Ludovico Feoli, CIPR (9:45am); Tom Reese, Art History (10:00am); Katie Acosta, Sociology (10:15am); Justin Wolfe, History (10:30am); John Verano, Anthropology (10:45am); Casey Kane-Love, Dept. of Political Science (11:00am)
  • 11:30 – 12:00: Questions
  • 12:00 – 2:00: Lunch at Franky & Johnny‘€™s Restaurant, 321 Arabella
  • 2:00 – 5:00: Individual 15 minute Appointments with Graduate Advisor /
  • 3:00 – 5:00: Photos
  • 5:00 – until: Welcoming Reception in the Patio

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Upcoming Events

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 “K’astanïk pa k’echelaj”/“Fun in the Forest” alongside its author, Mtra. Magda Sotz (aka Ixkamey).

Link to join: https://tulane.zoom.us/j/93988469399?pwd=bkk3eDIzOEhQVjVEV1ZxTHFDTnJvQT09

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.

Link to join: https://tulane.zoom.us/j/93988469399?pwd=bkk3eDIzOEhQVjVEV1ZxTHFDTnJvQT09

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. It’s the holiday season on Dec. 2. Join Mtro. Marco Antonio Guaján (aka Mokchewan) to compare your favorite holiday celebrations.

Link to join: https://tulane.zoom.us/j/93988469399?pwd=bkk3eDIzOEhQVjVEV1ZxTHFDTnJvQT09

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