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 Minas Gerais in the Century of Gold
Research Site: Brazil

Sarah Jaffe Borealis
Department of History
Project: Identifying Missionaries of Nationalism in Revolutionary Mexico
Research Site: Mexico

Heidi Connahs
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Project: Do tropical plants ‘signal for help’ to natural enemies of herbivores?
Research Site: Costa Rica

Lisa Crossman
Art Department
Project: Art as ‘Good-Will’: Argentine and Uruguayan Perceptions of the United States
Research Sites: Argentina and Uruguay

Rachel Crouch
Latin American Studies
Project: Gendered Immigration: Central American Women’s Border Crossing, A Case Study Toward Theoretical Construction and Human Rights Practice
Research Site: Mexico

Jane Hipple
Art Department
Project: Visual Research of the Largest Remaining Dry Tropical Forest
Research Site: Costa Rica

Sherman Horn
Department of Anthropology
Project: First Maya Farmers: A Study of Early-Middle Formative Settlement in the Upper Belize River Valley
Research Site: Belize

Scott Johnson
Department of Anthropology
Project: Lithics at the Pre-Classic Maya Site of Xtobo, Yucatan
Research Site: Mexico

Eric Mackintosh
Latin American Studies
Project: Agricultural Haitian worker’s Migratory tendencies in the Dominican Republic post-DR-CAFTA implementation
Research Sites: Dominican Republic & Haiti

Marc Maddox
Department of Anthropology
Project: Kaqchikel Maya Linguistic and Cultural Revitalization as a Community-Centered Phenomenon Pre-dissertation Research Study
Research Sites: Guatemala

Lisa Mosier
Latin American Studies
Project: Exhibiting Art, Exhibiting Politics: Argentina’s Role in International Architectural Theory in the 1970s and 80s
Research Site: Argentina

Lauren Nussbaum
Latin American Studies
Project: Cultural Barriers to Pap Smears: A Regional Comparison of Four Peruvian Cities
Research Site: Peru

Jordan Shannon *
Latin American Studies
Project: Searching for Civil Society: Havana’s NGOs
Research Site: Cuba

Alexandre Silva *
Department of Spanish & Portuguese
Project: Measuring the Reception of Cuban Narratives of Slavery
Research Site: Cuba

  • * Non-Tinker funded projects

Hilary Smith
Latin American Studies
Project: Memory in the Public Space in Buenos Aires, Argentina
Research Site: Argentina

Eric Soycher
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Project: Evaluating Reforestation Strategies by Examining Species Composition and Structural Attributes in Tropical Forests
Research Site: Brazil

Trent Stockton
Department of Anthropology
Project: Regional Archaeological Survey and Mapping at Xuenkal, Yucatan, Mexico
Research Site: Mexico

David Weaver
Latin American Studies
Project: Indigenous University Education in Ecuador
Research Site: Ecuador

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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