Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Opportunities for Graduate Students

Funded by the Tinker Foundation, Inc. and the Stone Center for Latin American Studies

Asli Berktay
Latin American Studies
Project: A Comparative Understanding of Brazilian Slavery in the Late Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries Part II: The Case of Urban and Plantation Bahia
Research Site: Brazil

Marc Blainey
Anthropology
Project: Ethnometaphysics of Santo Daime Belief: A Study in Existential Anthropology
Research Site: Brazil

Sarah Borealis
History
Project: The Appropriation of the Regional Costume of the Tehuana by Female Cultural Elites and Its Role in the Mexican Women’s Movement, 1920-1940
Research Site: Mexico

Derek Burdette
Latin American Studies/Art History
Project: The Social History of Corn-Pith Images in Colonial Mexico: The Confraternity of the Holy Cross and the Image of Christ of the Seven Veils
Research Site: Mexico

Elise Dietrich
Latin American Studies
Project: A Turma do Pererê: A Pre-Dictatorial Reflection of Brazilian Identity
Research Site: Brazil

Bradley Hentschel
Latin American Studies
Project: Doing Business with Gangsters: Community-Based Alternatives to Gang Life
Research Site: El Salvador

Scott Johnson
Anthropology
Project: Study of Late and Terminal Classic Maya Community in Central Yucatan
Research Site: Mexico

Cien Keilty-Lucas
School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
Project: Post Disaster building in Ica, Peru: the salient interrelation of building methodologies and social and environmental well-being
Research Site: Peru

Meghan Kirkwood
Art
Project: Visual Research in Three Biologically Significant Argentinian Wetlands
Research Site: Argentina

Katharina Kniess
Latin American Studies
Project: Argentine Periodicals and Literary Movements of the Early Twentieth Century
Research Site: Argentina

Bryan Lenz
Anthropology
Project: Primate distribution, behavior, and ecology in the fragmented landscape of the Biological Dynamics of Forest Fragments Project, Manaus, Brazil
Research Site: Brazil

Aaron Lorenz
Latin American Studies
Project: The Canonization of the Marginal Subject: The Reception of Rosario Tijeras in the Colombian Popular Press and Criticism
Research Site: Colombia

Sunny Joy Mann
Anthropology
Project: Feasibility Study: The Manifestations of the Antipassive in Tz’utujil
Research Site: Guatemala

Rodrigo Massi
History
Project: Patriarchy and the Civic Spectacle: The Patron Saint Festivities of San Salvador in the 1930s
Research Site: El Salvador

Natalia Mauricio
Anthropology
Project: Proyecto Arqueologico La Laguna
Research Site: Mexico

Kaleigh Robinson
Payson Center for International Development
Project: A Feasibility Study: Identification of Best Practices in the Expansion of Microcredit Programs in Northeastern Brazil
Research Site: Brazil

Valerie Schoof
Anthropology
Project: Reproductive strategies of male white-faced capuchins (Cebus capucinus) in Santa Rosa National Park, Costa Rica
Research Site: Costa Rica

Carmen Springer
School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
Project: Responsible Tourism Options for Tulane Students in Peru
Research Site: Peru

Caroline Thomson
Spanish and Portuguese
Project: Recent Trends in Young Writers in Mexico
Research Site: Mexico

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La Hora del Cuento: Summer Bilingual Story Hour at the Pebbles Center

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This summer, join us for La hora del cuenta bilingual readings series at the Pebbles Centers of the New Orleans Public Libraries!

On the first and last Saturday of every month, we will read a bilingual book at the Algiers Regional Library and the Children’s Resource Center Library beginning on Saturday April 28 until Saturday, August 25. Children and parents welcome!

Story Hours Dates and Locations

Algiers Regional Branch
Saturday, May 5
2:30 PM

Saturday, June 2
2:30 PM

Saturday, July 7
2:30 PM

Saturday, August 4
2:30 PM

Children’s Resource Center Library
Saturday, April 28
12:00 PM

Saturday, May 26
12:00 PM

Saturday, June 30
12:00 PM

Saturday, July 28
12:00 PM

Saturday, August 25
12:00 PM