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Explore the Stories and Creatures of Latin America: Pebbles Center collaboration with the Audubon Nature Institute

June 13th, 2019
11:00 AM

Join us as we learn about rainforests and the creatures that live there through books and with the help of special visitors from Audubon Zoo.…  read more

Latin American Library Greenleaf Fellow Lirio Gutiérrez Rivera to present research on violence and migration of Hondurans

May 20th, 2019
3:00 - 5:00 PM

Please join the Latin American Library in welcoming Lirio Gutiérrez Rivera, a 2018-2019 LAL Richard E. Greenleaf scholar, who will be giving a work-in-progress talk…  read more

MARI Brown Bag Series to host Borizlava Simova for talk titled "Floors, Platforms, Earth Offerings? Excavations in the Actuncan E-Group Plaza"

April 26th, 2019
12:00 PM

The Middle American Research Institute is proud to announce the next talk of the 2018-2019 Brown Bag talk series. Borizlava Simova, Ph.D. candidate in the…  read more

Publishing in Puerto Rico After Hurricane María

April 24th, 2019
5:30 - 7:30 PM

Join us in welcoming Mayda Colón and Zayra Taranto, founders of Trabalis Editores, who will speak about their singular approach to publishing in Puerto Rico…  read more

Latin American Library Greenleaf Fellow Juan Camilo Rojas to present research on the rhetoric and imagery of Fray Martín de Velasco

April 17th, 2019
3:00 PM

Please join the Latin American Library in welcoming Juan Camilo Rojas. a 2018-2019 LAL Richard E. Greenleaf scholar, who will be giving a work-in-progress talk…  read more

Fake News has a Mode of Truth: Computational Propaganda and Digital Populism in Brazil

April 17th, 2019
5:30 PM

Dr. Meg Stalcup, a visual and media anthropologist, and Assistant Professor in the School of Sociology and Anthropological studies at the University of Ottawa, will…  read more

Globalizing American Studies 2.0 Symposium at Tulane University

April 17th, 2019
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

This symposium is the relaunch of a project that began at Northwestern, in 2004, which featured several international symposia and established a global network of…  read more

Latin American Library Greenleaf Fellow Juan Emilio Carrillo González to present research on the Maya of Alta Verapaz, Guatemala

April 15th, 2019
3:00 PM

Please join the Latin American Library in welcoming Juan Emilio Carrillo González, a 2018-2019 LAL Richard E. Greenleaf scholar, who will be giving a work-in-progress…  read more

Latin American Writers Series 2019

April 12th, 2019 - April 23rd, 2019
5:30 PM

Latin American Writer Series Spring 2019 The Latin American Writers Series will showcase the most representative writings of the continent. The acclaimed Ecuadorian writer and…  read more

Pre-show panel: The Cuban-American Condition

April 6th, 2019
6:45 pm (before the 7:30 pm performance of "Azul")

The Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute and Southern Rep Theatre will be hosting a pre-show panel with members of the faculty and student body of…  read more

A Conversation with Cuban Music Artist CimaFunk

April 5th, 2019
4:30 PM

Cimafunk is the most unique emerging artist from Cuba’s alternative music scene. A singer, composer, and producer, his music is a fusion of American funk,…  read more

Tulane Anthropology Colloquium Series to host Tiffiny A. Tung for talk on the bioarchaeology of Peru

March 29th, 2019
3:30 PM

The 2018-2019 Tulane Anthropology colloquium series An Exploration of Power Through Practice, will continue on Friday, March 29, 3:30 PM. Join us in welcoming Dr.…  read more

My Own Private El Dorado: The Strange History of a South American Legend

March 26th, 2019
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join the Latin American Library in welcoming an exhibit gallery talk by Dr. Kris Lane, the France V. Scholes Professor of Colonial Latin American History…  read more

Latin American Library Greenleaf Fellow Gina Ruz Rojas to present research on carnival and independence festivals in Cartagena

March 21st, 2019
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Please join the Latin American Library in welcoming Gina Ruz Rojas, a 2018-2019 LAL Richard E. Greenleaf scholar, who will be giving a work-in-progress talk…  read more

Mexican Cultural Institute's showcasing new exhibition by artist Carmen Mariscal

March 21st, 2019 - May 24th, 2019

The Mexican Cultural Institute in conjunction with the New Orleans Hispanic Heritage Foundation will be showcasing a exhibition titled Calladita te ves mas bonita by…  read more

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The People and Environment of Central America: A Professional Development Institute for K-12 Educators

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Travel Scholarships Due March 1, 2019
Registration Due April 26, 2019

The Center for Latin American Studies at Vanderbilt University, in collaboration with the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Institute at the University of Georgia and the Stone Center for Latin American Studies are proud to announce a professional development opportunity for K-12 educators titled Central America: People and the Environment on June 24 through June 27, 2019.

This summer’s institute is the first in a four-year series that will explore Central America with a focus on people and the environment. The institute will highlight diverse topics of Central America and incorporate hands-on STEM activities. It will focus on indigenous people’s relationship with the environment, as well as broader environmental issues regarding health, infrastructure, and land and water rights. Summer 2019 will focus on climate change and impacts of deforestation, environmental politics and sustainability, and access to water and its relationship to health. The institute is ideal for educators of high school and community college, and pre-service students teaching History, World Geography, Science, and Environmental Science. This four-year series of institutes is sponsored by the Centers for Latin American Studies at Vanderbilt University, Tulane University, and the University of Georgia, and will be hosted at each institute over the course of the four years beginning at Vanderbilt University. Additional support is generously provided by Florida International University.

The registration fee covers breakfast, lunch, and on-campus parking for each day of the institute, as well as materials.The cost per participant is $50 if registration is submitted by April 26, 2019. The cost is $75 if the participant registers after April 26, 2019. There is free registration for pre-service (student) teachers.

Scholarships to cover travel to and from the institute are available through a competitive application. Applications are due March 1, with applicants being notified of their status on/by March 15.

For more information on travel scholarships, schedules, and lodging, visit the official event website.

Read Across the Americas Summer Program at the Children's Resource Center

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Join us every first and third Saturday at 10:30 am for a bilingual storytime for kids ages 2 – 10. The program is part of an initiative between Tulane University’s Stone Center for Latin American Studies and the New Orleans Public Library called the Pebbles Center.

DATES AND TIMES

Saturday, June 1
10:30 AM

Saturday, June 15
10:30 AM

Saturday, July 6
10:30 AM

Saturday, July 20
10:30 AM

Read Across the Americas Summer Program at the Algiers Regional Branch

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Join us every Wednesday at 10:30 am for a bilingual storytime for kids ages 2 – 10. The program is part of an initiative between Tulane University’s Stone Center for Latin American Studies and the New Orleans Public Library called the Pebbles Center. This summer we will explore the environment and diverse geography of Latin America. Bring your favorite jungle animal and be prepared to learn some Spanish as we embark on an adventure through the Americas. This program provides a reading list of recommended titles for all ages to explore Latin America on your own this summer. If you read all books, you will be eligible for a special award offered during Hispanic Heritage month at the annual Celebración Latina held at the Audubon Zoo.

DATES AND TIMES

Wednesday, June 5
10:30 AM

Wednesday, June 12
10:30 AM

Wednesday, June 19
10:30 AM

Wednesday, June 26
10:30 AM

Wednesday, July 3
10:30 AM

Wednesday, July 10
10:30 AM

Wednesday, July 17
10:30 AM

Wednesday, July 24
10:30 AM

Wednesday, July 31
10:30 AM

K-12 Educator S.T.E.A.M Workshop: Teaching Central America at the Zoo

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Tulane University’s Stone Center for Latin American Studies in collaboration with the Audubon Nature Institute will be hosting a K-12 educator workshop on Saturday, October 5, 2019. This workshop will focus on conservation efforts and environment of Central American rainforests. This workshop is a great way to learn how to bring real world science into your classroom. Activities will incorporate a variety of sciences and other subjects including: art, environmental science, cultural components, anthropology, computer science and technology. While it is geared for middle and high school teachers, this workshop is open to all educators formal and informal.

Additional details coming soon.