Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University


Stone Center alum Denise Frazier featured in Vanity Fair as slave rebellion reenactor

September 17th, 2019

On November 8th and 9th of this year, artist Dread Scott will stage his Slave Rebellion Reenactment, a re-creation of America’s largest plantation uprising. The…  read more

From Tulane News: New dean of Newcomb-Tulane College seeks "meaningful engagement" for students

September 16th, 2019

This story originally appeared on the Tulane Today new website and was written by Caitlin Harvey. Lee Skinner, the dean of Tulane University’s Newcomb-Tulane College…  read more

CIPR Post-Doctoral Fellow Caitlin Andrews-Lee Publishes Two Articles

September 5th, 2019

Congratulations to CIPR Post-Doctoral Fellow Caitlin Andrews-Lee on the publication of two articles. The Politics of Succession in Charismatic Movements: Routinization versus Revival in Argentina,…  read more

Dr. Lustig on Panel: Towards a Welfare State in Mexico

September 3rd, 2019

Nora Lustig with Alberto Diaz-Cayeros (Stanford U) and Cecilia Rossell (U Católica, Uruguay) was on a panel on welfare states in Latin America, chaired by…  read more

From Tulane News: Houck to receive prestigious ABA environmental law award

August 22nd, 2019

This story originally appeared on the Tulane Law School News website and was written by Alina Hernandez. For his pioneering role in modern environmental law…  read more

Economist Jaime Ros Passed Away

July 15th, 2019

On July 11, 2019, the renowned Mexican economist Jaime Ros died in Mexico City at age 68. For those of us who were fortunate to…  read more

Venezuela: Is There a Way Out of its Tragic Impasse?

July 15th, 2019

This article was released last week by the Woodrow Wilson Center for International Studies. It is the full version of a New York Time’s piece…  read more

CIPR's 2019-'20 Post-Doctoral Fellows

July 3rd, 2019

The Center for Inter-American Policy and Research is excited to welcome our 2019-2020 post-doctoral fellows. Stefanie Israel de Souza, David De Micheli, and Rachel Schwartz…  read more

Exploring Central America through Game-Based Learning

July 1st, 2019

Schools in the U.S. are seeing record numbers of students coming in from Central America. In addition, the current issues of immigration and climate change…  read more

Jana Lipman on the History of Detaining Children in "The Conversation"

June 18th, 2019

Detaining refugee children at military bases may sound un-American, but it’s been done before Children line up to enter a tent at the Homestead Temporary…  read more

From Tulane News: Tulane Law to launch immigrants' rights clinic

June 18th, 2019

This story originally appeared in Tulane News entitled Tulane Law to launch immigrants’ rights clinic on June 18, 2019. Tulane Law School is launching a…  read more

Read Across the Americas explores creatures of the rainforest thanks to the Audubon Zoo at the Pebbles Center

June 17th, 2019

Last week, 59 participants of all ages had the opportunity to learn more about rainforests during the Explore the Stories and Creatures of Latin America…  read more

Call for Papers: First Annual Tulane French and Francophone Studies Graduate Conference Monuments and Memory

June 14th, 2019

The Tulane University Department of French & Italian is proud to host the first annual Tulane French and Francophone Studies Graduate Conference Monuments and Memory…  read more

From Tulane School of Liberal Arts Magazine: Nora Lustig discusses fiscal policy's impact on inequality and poverty

June 3rd, 2019

This story originally appeared on the Tulane University School of Liberal Arts Magazine entitled Commitment to Equity: A Transformational Project as part of the Spring…  read more

From Tulane's School of Liberal Arts Magazine: Learning more than a language

June 3rd, 2019

This story originally appeared on the Tulane University School of Liberal Arts Magazine entitled Learning More Than a Language as part of the Spring 2019…  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.