Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University


Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine part of consortium working to eliminate malaria in Hispaniola

April 30th, 2019

This story originally appeared in Tulane Today and SF Gate entitled Haiti Celebrates Major Progress Against Malaria on World Malaria Day on April 25, 2019.…  read more

Kellogg Institute Selects Dr. Oliveros as a 2019-2020 Visiting Fellow

April 30th, 2019

The Kellogg Institute for International Studies will welcome six scholars, with expertise in topics ranging from Latin American democracy to youth and identity in Botswana,…  read more

The New York Times recognizes the literary mastery of Greenleaf Scholar-in-Residence Gabriela Alemán

April 30th, 2019

An April 28 article identifies Gabriela Alemán among a core of young, female Ecuadorian writers whose works redraw the contours of Latin America’s literature. Pointing…  read more

Tulane historian Kris Lane writes essay for Zócalo on Bolivian silver mining and capitalism

April 29th, 2019

This story originally appeared in Zócalo Public Square entitled How a 16th-century Bolivian Silver Mine Invented Modern Capitalism on April 24, 2019. A recent essay…  read more

Laura Rosanne Adderley discusses diversity-related courses at "Future of Gen Ed" event

April 23rd, 2019

This story originally appeared in Tulane Today and Inside Higher Ed entitled The Future of Gen Ed on April 18, 2019. Dr. Laura Rosanne Adderley,…  read more

Tulane historian Kris Lane presented at Festival de Arte sur Andino Arica Barroca in Arica, Chile

April 22nd, 2019

Un centenar de personas asistieron al lanzamiento de la VI versión del Festival de Arte Sur Andino Arica Barroca que celebrará a piratas, traficantes y…  read more

Students Participate in the First Annual Latin American and Latinx Studies Symposium at Rollins College

April 11th, 2019

Story by Tulane undergraduate participant Virginia “Rosie” Click. On Friday, April 5th, ten undergraduate students from Tulane University presented their research at the First Annual…  read more

From Tulane News: Tulane anthropologist William Balée awarded Guggenheim Fellowship to study Amazon rainforests

April 10th, 2019

This story originally appeared in Tulane Today entitled Tulane anthropologist awarded Guggenheim Fellowship to study Amazon rainforests on April 10, 2019. Story by Keith Brannon…  read more

From Tulane Today: Dr. Elizabeth Boone offers her perspective on recent Aztec discovery

April 8th, 2019

These stories originally appeared in Reuters and Raw Story entitled Exclusive: Aztec war sacrifices found in Mexico may point to elusive royal tomb and Aztec…  read more

From the Conversation: Sociology professor David Smilde notes that Venezuela's power struggle reaches a tense stalemate

April 8th, 2019

This story originally appeared in Tulane Today and the Conversation entitled Venezuela’s power struggle reaches a tense stalemate, as human suffering deepens on April 4,…  read more

From Tulane Today and Fox News: Sociology professor David Smilde discusses the continuing chaos in Venezuela

April 8th, 2019

This story originally appeared in Tulane Today and Fox News entitled Caracas, once a thriving metropolis, is struggling as country plunges further into chaos on…  read more

Book Published: Campaigns and Voters in Developing Democracies, edited by Virginia Oliveros

March 29th, 2019

Congratulations to Dr. Virginia Oliveros for editing and writing two chapters in Campaigns and Voters in Developing Democracies Argentina in Comparative Perspectives Voting behavior is…  read more

From Tulane News and Chicago Tribune: Tulane professor David Smilde explains the role of 'colectivos' in Venezuela

March 18th, 2019

This story originally appeared in Tulane News and the Chicago Tribune entitled Maduro’s muscle: Motorcycle gangs known as ‘colectivos’ are the enforcers for Venezuela’s authoritarian…  read more

From Tulane News: Tulane anthropologist John Verano's work at child sacrifice site published in major journal

March 7th, 2019

This story originally appeared in Tulane News entitled Tulane professor’s work at “unthinkable sacrifice” site published in major journal on March 6, 2019. Story by…  read more

From the Washington Post: Tulane sociologist David Smilde comments on opposition leader Juan Guaidó's return to Venezuela

March 7th, 2019

This story originally appeared in Tulane News and the Washington Post entitled Guaidó says he’ll be returning to Venezuela for nationwide protests Monday on March…  read more


All Events

Upcoming Events

Online Summer Book Group for K-12 Educators

View Full Event Description

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

View Full Event Description

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.