Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Opportunities for Graduate Students

Funded by the Stone Center for Latin American Studies

Lucia Abramovich
Latin American Studies / Art History
Project: Exploring the Patronage, Production, and Craftsmanship of Silver Works in Colonial Bolivia
Research Site: Bolivia

Patricia Anderson
Anthropology
Project: A Linguistic Survey of Maya Multilingualism in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala
Research Site: Guatemala

Scarlett Andrews
Latin American Studies
Project: Conceptualizing space and place through the lens of food systems in urban Amazonia
Research Site: Peru

Bianka Ballina
Latin American Studies
Project: Unifying Divergences: A Gendered Analysis of Audiovisual Production in Post-Special Period Cuba
Research Site: Cuba

Carlos A. Capellino-Fuentes
Spanish & Portuguese
Project: Towards a tradition in photography from southern Peru: Illuminations from Martín Chambi
Research Site: Peru

Dan Castilow
Anthropology
Project: “Interrogating Dougla Performance in Trinidad’s Carnival”:
Research Site: Trinidad & Tobago

Ximena Chávez Balderas
Anthropology
Project: New methods applied to the research of human sacrificial remains: field osteoarchaeology at the Moche site, Peru
Research Site: Peru

Brittany Dement
Anthropology
Project: Excavation and Trauma Analysis at the New Temple, Pyramids of Moche Archaeological Site, Peru
Research Site: Peru

Jenny Hazlehurst
Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
Project: Hummingbird Pollination in the Andes
Research Site: Peru

Corinne Ibarra
Latin American Studies
Project: On Display: The Performance of Violence in Public Space in Ciudad Juárez
Research Site: Mexico

Heidi Krajewski
History
Project: Urban Working-Class Politics in Nicaragua during the Somoza Dictatorship
Research Site: Nicaragua

Maggie MacPherson
Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
Project: How do migratory birds fuel spring migration? A comparative approach
Research Site: Venezuela & Colombia

Matthew Olson
Anthropology
Project: The Alternative Politics of Local Solidarite and Accountable International Aid in Post-Earthquake Haiti
Research Site: Haiti

Stephanie Parham
History
Project: Gender and Labor in Urban Guatemala City, 1944-1986
Research Site: Guatemala

Whitney Raynor
Latin American Studies
Project: Tourist Art and the Construction/Consumption of Narratives of Disaster on the Streets of Port-au-Prince
Research Site: Haiti

Diana Soto
Latin American Studies
Project: Politics of Contention in the Face of the Mexican Presidential Election 2012
Research Site: Mexico

Mary Ellen Stitt
Latin American Studies
Project: Policing and Participation
Research Site: Brazil

James Whitaker
Anthropology
Project: The Contemporary Landscape of the Makushi Society in Guyana
Research Site: Guyana

Allison White
Spanish & Portuguese
Project: Remapping the Orient in Borges’s Buenos Aires
Research Site: Argentina

Farren Yero
Latin American Studies
Project: Afro-Creole Society in the Silver City: Zacatecas, Mexico 1700-1750
Research Site: Mexico

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Upcoming Events

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.

Register here for $15 (includes all 4 books).

All online Zoom meetings are at 7:00 PM CST.

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Sponsored by the Stone Center for Latin American Studies and AfterCLASS at Tulane University. For more information, please email crcrts@tulane.edu.

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 dwolteri@tulane.edu or call 504.865.5164.