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The Stone Center for Latin American Studies offers Tulane undergraduate and graduate students, and their colleagues from other universities, the exciting opportunity to spend part of summer vacation exploring the beauty and richness of Latin America. Currently our 2016 programs invite students to Brazil, Argentina, Costa Rica, Cuba, and Guatemala, and offer 6-10 Tulane credit hours. All of the Stone Center’s summer programs are designed to bring the participants closer to the region’s politics, society, history, and culture through intensive class work and stimulating explorations outside of the classroom.
See our SCHOLARSHIP resources below.
Non-Tulane students are welcome to apply to our programs. Some programs do not require a language prerequisite. Grades and credits are transferable according to each school’s policies.
TULANE SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION FOR SUMMER STUDY ABROAD:
Students are responsible for researching the requirements and deadlines for each scholarship listed below.
TULASO Scholarship Program: Available to Tulane undergraduates applying for a Stone Center Summer Abroad program
The TULASO Scholarship, initiated in 2005, was designed to provide undergraduate students with the opportunity to travel to Latin America and the Caribbean on Stone Center summer programs. The scholarship is sponsored by the Tulane Undergraduate Latin American Studies Organization (TULASO) and the Stone Center for Latin American Studies. This is a unique program in which Latin American Studies students, members of TULASO, administer the competition, evaluate the applications and decide on award recipients. All full-time, continuing Tulane undergraduate students applying for a Stone Center Summer Program are eligible for the TULASO Scholarship.
Application deadline: March 25, 2016
FLAS Fellowships: Available to students studying Portuguese, Haitian Creole, or an indigenous Latin American language
Graduate students, click here. (scroll down to “FLAS Summer Fellowships”)
Tulane Undergraduates, click here. (scroll down to “FLAS Summer Fellowships”)
The FLAS Fellowship application deadline will be February 19, 2016. Note that the fellowship application and the program application are separate applications.
The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program: Available to undergraduate students
The Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship Program awards up to $5,000 each to United States students receiving a Federal Pell Grant at the time of application or during the term of study abroad. The goal of this program is to provide aid to students traditionally underrepresented in study abroad programs.
Application Deadline: March 1, 2016
Boren Scholarships for International Study: Available to undergraduates studying critical U.S. National Security countries and fields
Boren Scholarships provide up to $20,000 to U.S. undergraduate students studying abroad in areas of the world that are critical to U.S. interests and underrepresented in study abroad, including Latin American countries, and to students studying less-commonly taught languages like Portuguese.
ADDITIONAL SCHOLARSHIP RESOURCES
International Financial Aid Scholarship Search (IEFA) is search engine for study abroad scholarships. Although many of the applications are for specific schools or programs, there are plenty open for any student to apply. The scholarships are arranged by country.
Stone Center Flickr Photos:
View photos from the Stone Center’s Summer Abroad programs here!
LATEST SITE UPDATES
- Shango: Winter Music Festival
- Casa Borrega's 5th Annual Latin Jazz Fest
- XIII Annual Tulane Undergraduate Conference on Latin America
- Inequality in Latin America: taking legal responses seriously
- Cooking Demonstration and Tasting with chef Adolfo Garcia
- Bate Papo Nordestino!
- MARI Brown Bag: Early Urbanism at the Formative site of Tlalancaleca, Central Mexico
- Contesting Trade in Central America: Market Reform and Resistance
- Mortar Board Last Lecture Series featuring Dr. Jana Lipman
- La espada de Kafka: A public talk by Carlos Yushimito
- For a Critical Theory from the Americas- A talk by Prof. Stefan Gandler
- The Social and Universal Dimensions of the Cuban National Health System
- The American Slave Coast: A History of the Slave-Breeding Industry
- Photographic Exhibition "Precision"
- MARI Brown Bag: Francisco Estrada-Belli "History, Archaeology, and Remote Sensing at Holmul 2015"
- An Inter-American Standoff: Marisol, MoMA, and the Cold War
- Latin American Law and Latin American Studies
- MARI Brown Bag: Luke Auld-Thomas "The 2015 Season at El Achiotal, Peten, Guatemala: New Data on the Early Classic Maya Political Landscape"
- Celebration of Día de los Muertos
- From the New Wave "'Last Lecture' discusses U.S. policy on refugees"
- "Language and Learning in a Post-Colonial Context"- A new book by Marky Jean-Pierre
- Successful NCSS Conference Held in New Orleans
- Stone Center for Latin American Studies Welcomes the National Council for the Social Studies to New Orleans!
- International Scholars Gather at Tulane to Unpack the Paradox of Violence in Venezuela
- Nora Lustig awarded 4.9 million dollars by Gates Foundation for the Commitment to Equity Institute
Latin American Studies Pre-Professional Alumni Speaker Series
Each year in association with LAST 4000, the capstone seminar for graduating seniors in Latin American Studies, we invite recent graduates to speak about their current employment and the path that took them there—and to give advice to students soon to hit the job market. We invite all students to attend these informal discussions.
Speakers will speak at 11:00 a.m. for 45 minutes to an hour. Out of courtesy for the speaker and the class, we ask that guests arrive on time and stay for the entire presentation. Speakers will also speak in the 9:30 session, but will begin later. If you would like to attend this section or would like additional information, contact Edie Wolfe at email@example.com
Thursday, September 17
William Faulkner (2009), Director, Flux Research, Monitoring and Evaluation; formerly i2i Institute and Plan Políticas Públicas, São Paulo, Brazil. Flux is a consultancy focused on research, monitoring and evaluation that links those spearheading social change with the social sciences approaches, methods, and services required to evaluta operations and impact. After graduating in 2009, Will completed at masters in Latin American Studies at the Stone Center and went on to work as a researcher and evaluation coordinator with a similar organization in São Paulo, Brazil.
Tuesday, October 6
Katie Gray (2013) formerly Accounts Representative, Latin America and Brazil accounts, Intralox. Intralox is the world leader of modular plastic conveyor belts located in Hammond, Louisiana. Katie worked for several years as their tri-lingual Spanish and Portuguese speaking Account Representative, providing service support to Customers in Latin and South America.
Thursday, October 8
Bianca Falcon (2013) Chief of Staff, Republíca LLC. República, LLC is a privately held national advertising, branding, promotions, digital media and public relations company headquartered in Miami, Florida. República is a minority owned and certified company that ranks among the Top 50 U.S. Hispanic Agencies
Tuesday, October 20
Allison Bakamjian, (2010) Program Services Manager, Shanti Project’s Women’s Cancer Program, San Francisco; formerly Peace Corps Education Specialist, Santa Marta, Colombia. Prior to her Peace Corps volunteership, Allison worked with AmeriCorps*VISTA as the Volunteer Supervisor working with New Orleans Outreach and local public schools.
Thursday, October 22
Christine Sweeney (2010), Cybersecurity Policy and Program Analyst, Office of Management and Budget, Executive Office of the President; formerly Program Officer, Latin America and the Caribbean, International Republican Institute. In her position with the IRI, Christine managed democracy and governance programs in Venezuela and Ecuador, helping to cultivate relationships with field-based and international implementing civil society partners and local political stakeholders to carry out the program objectives of promoting democratic transparency throughout the region
Tuesday, Nov. 17
Michael Murray (2010), Senior Consultant, FSG. FSG is a mission-driven consulting firm for leaders concerned with social change. Mike will discuss his work with the organization, including his research in Chile for a collaborative report on how local companies can increase competitiveness and profitability by helping to solve social problems such as poverty, education, and health.
Tuesday, Dec. 1 (To be confirmed)
Amanda Parker (2007), Project Manager & Trainer for Agriculture & Sustainable Land Use, World Wild Life Fund. Amanda works primarily in South America, specifically Paraguay managing and coordinating conservation projects in the Pantanal and Atlantic Forest Eco-Regions.
Thursday Dec. 3 (To be confirmed)
David Klauber (2008) Emergency Child Production Specialist, Save the Children. Most recently David worked as a volunteer program manager and grant-writer for the Unión de Agricultores Minifundistas, an association of organizations working on grass roots development de Guatemala in Guatemala City.. David will speak primarily about his experience with Save the Children in refugee camps on the Ethiopian-Somali border
Shango: Winter Music Festival
Shango is a collaborative musical program featuring New Orleans’ own Bill Summers and Afro Cuban Master Dance Artist, Michelito Herrera Perez.
This event is free and open to the public. It is a collaboration between Xavier University’s African American and Diaspora Studies Program, XUTULAC and Tulane University’s Stone Center for Latin American Studies. For more information please contact Dr. Sarah Clunis at firstname.lastname@example.org or call: 504- 520-5020.
Photographic Exhibition "Precision"
The Consulate of Mexico in New Orleans is proud to present a photographic exhibition, “Precision,” by Mexican artists Luis Arturo Chacon. There will be an opening reception on November 12th at 6 PM. For more information, visit the Consulate webpage.
Casa Borrega's 5th Annual Latin Jazz Fest
Casa Borrega will host its Fifth Annual Latin Jazz Fest on Friday, December 11, 2015, from 7pm to 2am at the People’s Health New Orleans Jazz Market, 1426 Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard, a state of the art performance venue – ideally suited for this event. Deep roots connect the Crescent City with Latin America from Jelly Roll Morton’s “Latin Tinge” to newly formed musical entities that will be performing at this festival. Many longtime local musicians have made Latin Jazz a way of life and Casa Borrega celebrates this choice and artistry at its annual event. A new addition to the Fest is a multi-national ensemble of talented dancers who will perform throughout the evening.
7pm Muevelo Tribute : Tito Puente & Celia Cruz
8:45pm – Javier Gutierrez & VIVAZ!
10:30pm – Alexis Guevara Afro Cuban Trio
12:15am – Latin Dance Party with DJ
- Salsa dance demonstrations throughout *
Food by Casa Borrega & cocktails at the Bolden Bar
Tickets: $20 – available at www.eventbrite.com
1/2 off for students with valid ID at the door
Hope to see you there! For further information please don’t hesitate to contact Linda Stone, 504.292.3705 or Hugo Montero, 210-392-9365 or email email@example.com or visit https://www.facebook.com/casaborrega.
La Hora del Cuento: Bilingual Story Time at the Pebbles Center Uptown
Held the second Monday of every month at 5:15 PM, we will read a book and have a craft based on the book. Past books include Dear Primo, ‘Twas Nochebueno, and Call Me Tree/Llamame Arbol.
Story Hour Books
Funny Bones by Duncan Tonatiuh
Celebrate Halloween and Day of the Dead with this story time!
María Had a Little Llama by Angela Dominguez
Learn about Peru and the Andean highlands through the eyes of Maria and her llama!
Martín de Porres by Gary Schmidt
Learn about this important Saint and his role in helping the poor!
Ancient Maya Women: A K-16 Educator Workshop
LARC, in conjunction with the Annual Tulane Maya Symposium and the New Orleans Museum of Art, is hosting a teacher workshop on the ancient Maya. The workshop will introduce information on women in the ancient Maya world as well as providing activities to introduce into the classroom. Check back soon for more information.
To register, visit the Maya Symposium Registration page.