Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

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Listservs

The Center maintains two student listservs. Please note that the use of all University-based listservs must conform to University policy governing appropriate network usage TIS Policy Page. The first is a general, all-purpose listserv: laststudents@listserv.tulane.edu. Subscription to this listserv is optional and is available for any type of communication of interest to list members. All students will be automatically subscribed to this listserv; but students may unsubscribe at any point if they so choose. For information on how to subscribe and unsubscribe to listservs, please refer to TIS Listserv page.

The second is an announcements only lastann-l@listserv.tulane.edu. This listserv is moderated by the Graduate Advisor and is limited exclusively to communications that post announcements specifically relevant to the academic program and professional development of Latin American Studies graduate students. All Latin American Studies students will be automatically subscribed to this listserv and all students should maintain subscription to this listserv since official announcements will often be distributed via this list. The lastann-l@listserv.tulane.edu listserv should not be used as a means for commentary, discussion, or opinion-sharing. Such postings should be sent to the laststudents@listserv.tulane.edu listserv.

As the lastann-l@listserv.tulane.edu listserv editor, the Graduate Advisor reserves the right to forward any submitted posts that do not conform to the specific purpose of the announcements only lastann-l@listserv.tulane.edu listserv to the general, all-purpose laststudents@listserv.tulane.edu listserv.

Bulletin Boards

Bulletin boards are located in the kitchen area and outside the receptionistâ’‘¬’“¢s office. They are for Latin American material or materials otherwise relevant to the life of the Center. Please consult with the Stone Center receptionist if you want to post something.

Mailboxes

We have student mailboxes in the student lounge. Every graduate student in residence (not those away from New Orleans writing dissertations) will be assigned one. The Center does not mail announcements, notices of deadlines, or memos to your home address during the academic year. You will be responsible for checking your box at least once a week. Your mailbox at the Center is reserved only for mail that is relevant to your professional, academic, and graduate school business. Under no circumstances should you have personal mail sent to the Center. The Center cannot assume responsibility for the management and delivery of personal mail. Except under rare and special circumstances, the Center will not forward such mail to home addresses.

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Upcoming Events

Final Push Fridays: Graduate Research & Writing Support

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Every Friday from 10am-12pm CDT, The Latin American Library and Stone Center are co-hosting a virtual work-along for Latin Americanist graduate students to support each other in their research and writing goals. The Zoom meeting has two break-out options: participants may choose to troubleshoot research and methodological questions with an LAL librarian and/or work towards their writing objectives alongside a community of their peers. We hope you will join us when you can!

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.