Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

The Stone Center coordinates the research and teaching activities of over 70 core faculty and 35 affiliated faculty and adjuncts in schools and departments across several Tulane campuses. Except for the professional schools, this is the largest number of faculty associated with any department or program of the university. The Stone Center occupies a 3,500 sq. ft. facility with conference room, lounge, and TA office.

To learn more about our degree programs and how to apply for our graduate programs, visit Academic Programs.

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Stone Center Post-Doctoral Fellow Receives Prestigious Governor General's Award

Dr. Irene Rozsa, the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Postdoctoral Fellow at the Stone Center, was recently recognized for exemplary achievements during… read more

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The Lending Library is currently closed and will resume operation in September 2020. The Latin American Resource Center’s Lending Library maintains the most comprehensive lending collection of educational materials about Latin American topics available for classroom use. The library holds…

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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.