Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Opportunities for Graduate Students

Luke Auld-Thomas
Anthropology
Project: Tracing the Roots of Maya Civilization: Early Monumentality and Politics of El Achiotal, Guatemala
Research Site: Guatemala

Sarah Bruni
Latin American Studies
Project: Disrupting Dominant Narratives through Displaced Women’s Voices in Medellin
Research Site: Colombia

Jimena Codina
Latin American Studies
Project: The OtherShore: The Exodus of Cuban Visual Artists during the Mariel Boatlift
Research Site: Miami, FL

Sefira Fialkoff
Payson Center for International Development and the Law School
Project: Gentrification in Old Havana’s Housing Market
Research Site: Cuba

Leanna First-Arai
Latin American Studies
Project: Capturing the Aftermath of Hurricane Mitch in Northern Honduras
Research Site: Honduras

Megan Hall
School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
Project: Infant Feeding Practices and Dietary Intake in San Marcos Province, Peru
Research Site: Peru

Elizabeth Haughey
Latin American Studies
Project: Threads of the Maya World: Ancient and Modern Maya Textiles in Guatemala
Research Site: Guatemala

Bethsabe Huaman Andia
Spanish & Portuguese
Project: Recuperando la poesía en el mar de la narrativa: el caso de las poetas peruanas después del Boom Latinoamericano
Research Site: Peru

Mary Kelly
Anthropology
Project: Proyecto Regional Arqueologico La Corona
Research Site: Guatemala

Gillian King-Bailey
Anthropology
Project: The relationship between androgens and behavior in female white-faced capuchins
Research Site: Costa Rica

Alejandra Marks
Latin American Studies
Project: Mapuche Health in Chile
Research Site: Chile (Winter 2015)

Aroldo Nery Mora
Spanish & Portuguese
Project: Re-negotiating the idea of defeat in Colombia: XIX century to the present
Research Site: Colombia

Ayodele Odiduro
Anthropology
Project: Educational Anthropology of the Babalawo
Research Site: Puerto Rico

Jocelyne Ponce Stokvis
Anthropology
Project: Archaeological Excavations in the Chavin Hinterland: Reparin and Canchas Uckro
Research Site: Peru

Jesus Ruiz
Latin American Studies
Project: Rayanos y Fronterizos: Monarchical People of Color in pre-Revolutionary Saint Domingue and Santo Domingo Borderlands
Research Site: Spain

Alex Santana
Latin American Studies
Project: Jorge Mendez Blake’s Spatial Subjectivity: The Role of the Artist-Interpreter in Disorienting Institutional Cultural Spaces
Research Site: Mexico

Ignacio Sarmiento Panez
Spanish & Portuguese
Project: After the Lost Works of Alberto Masferrer
Research Site: Chile

Maile Speakman
Latin American Studies
Project: Cuban Performatives: Reading Queer Theory in Havana
Research Site: Cuba

Ezra Spira-Cohen
Political Science
Project: Gradual Institutional Change in Action: Urban Agriculture in Rio de Janeiro
Research Site: Brazil

Alex Standen
Latin American Studies
Project: Ecology, Exploitation, and Education: Examining Costa Rica’s Conservation Ethic Through the Lens of National Parks
Research Site: Costa Rica

Jeni Stolow
School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
Project: The Stork Network and Women’s Health in Brazil
Research Site: Brazil

Rachel Witt
Anthropology
Project: The Ritualistic Nature of the Juvenile Interments of the Cosma Archaeological Complex, Ancash, Perú
Research Site: Peru

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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