Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University


Call for Abstracts: 59th annual Institute of Andean Studies conference

September 14th, 2018

The University of California, Berkeley, is proud to announce the dates and call for abstracts for the 59th annual meeting for the Institute of Andean…  read more

From Tulane New Wave: Team co-led by Tulane archaeologist discovers carved altar from Classic Maya site

September 13th, 2018

This story originally appeared in Tulane New Wave entitled Tulane archaeologist leads team to major Maya find, on September 12, 2018. Story by New Wave…  read more

Call for Abstracts: Northeast Conference on Andean and Amazonian Archaeology and Ethnohistory

September 11th, 2018

Binghamton University is pleased to host the 37th Northeast Conference on Andean and Amazonian Archaeology and Ethnohistory from October 20-21, 2018. This annual two-day conference…  read more

Altman scholar Adrianna Schuder shares her experience with the FLAS fellowship in Brazil

September 11th, 2018

This story originally appeared on the Altman Program in International Studies & Business website titled Keeping up with Altmans: Adrianna Schuder Awarded FLAS Fellowship on…  read more

Mexican Cultural Institute opens new exhibition celebrating New Orleans visual culture

September 10th, 2018

The Mexican Cultural Institute in New Orleans is pleased to announce the opening of the exhibition New Orleans 300 Years / 30 Artists presented and…  read more

Consortium of Latin American Studies Programs Celebrates 25 Years of the Américas Award!

September 10th, 2018

Américas Award Ceremony & Teacher Workshop Join us in Washington, D.C. during Hispanic Heritage month as the Consortium of Latin American Studies Programs celebrates 25…  read more

From Tulane New Wave: Latin American Library secures William Spratling'€™s private papers

September 7th, 2018

This story originally appeared in Tulane New Wave entitled Tulane‘€™s Latin American Library secures William Spratling‘€™s private papers, on September 6, 2018. Story by New…  read more

Caribbean and Cuban programming to be featured at the 29th annual New Orleans Film Festival

September 5th, 2018

The 29th annual New Orleans Film Festival will be held from October 17 – October 25, 2018, in participating venues across New Orleans. Born in…  read more

Fall Events and Lectures by the Department of Spanish and Portuguese

August 31st, 2018

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese at Tulane University is excited to announce the upcoming lectures and events for the Fall 2018 semester. September 12,…  read more

SLA annual magazine Reflections features discoveries in Guatemala and Peru by Tulane archaeologists

August 29th, 2018

Reflections is published annually to hallmark events at Tulane’s School of Liberal Arts. In the fifth annual publication, Tulane archaeologists Drs. Marcelo Canuto, director of…  read more

From Detroit Free Press: Tulane professor Dr. Charles Figley comments on mental health after Hurricane Maria

August 24th, 2018

Dr. Charles Figley, director of the Tulane University Traumatology Institute and School of Social Work professor, is considered an international expert on disaster mental health…  read more

From USA Today: Tulane Fellow George Haddow explains Puerto Rico's rebuilding efforts

August 22nd, 2018

George Haddow, a senior fellow at Tulane University’s Disaster Resilience Leadership Academy, explains how new information can help inform Puerto Rico’s rebuilding efforts after Hurricane…  read more

From Tulane New Wave: Students get hands-on experience with Latin American artifacts

August 15th, 2018

This story originally appeared in Tulane New Wave entitled Students get hands-on experience with Latin American artifacts, on July 13, 2018. Story by New Wave…  read more

What a Drone Attack Says About Venezuela'€™s Future - NYTimes

August 13th, 2018

What a Drone Attack Says About Venezuela‘€™s Future A democratic transition for the Latin American country requires a firm engagement by the international community, the…  read more

REPAL 2019 Call for Proposals

July 17th, 2018

REPAL: Red de Economía Política de América Latina Sixth Annual Conference May 13-14, 2019 Tulane University (New Orleans) Call for Papers REPAL Proposal Form The…  read more


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Upcoming Events

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.


Sponsored by the Stone Center for Latin American Studies and AfterCLASS at Tulane University. For more information, please email

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 or call 504.865.5164.