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From the School of Liberal Arts newsletter: Elizabeth Boone Named CAA's Distinguished Scholar

February 27th, 2019

This story originally appeared on the Tulane University School of Liberal Arts newsletter entitled Elizabeth Boone Named CAA’s Distinguished Scholar, on February 27, 2019. Story…  read more

From Nature: Tulane alumna combines medical and archeological training to study the ancient Maya

February 18th, 2019

A recent news item from Nature featured Tulane University alumna Dr. Vera Tiesler, bioarchaeologist and professor at the Autonomous University of the Yucatán. In the…  read more

From the School of Liberal Arts Newsletter: After a Semester in Cuba, No Longer a Stranger

February 14th, 2019

This story originally appeared on the Tulane University School of Liberal Arts newsletter entitled After a Semester in Cuba, No Longer a Stranger, on February…  read more

Dr. Smilde published in New York Times: El Grupo de Contacto Internacional: la mejor oportunidad de Venezuela

February 13th, 2019

El Grupo de Contacto Internacional: la mejor oportunidad de Venezuela Por: DAVID SMILDE y GEOFF RAMSEY La semana pasada, el Grupo de Contacto Internacional (GCI)…  read more

From NPR: Sociologist David Smilde comments on allegiance of Venezuelan armed forces

February 4th, 2019

Dr. David Smilde, the Charles A. and Leo M. Favrot Professor of Human Relations at Tulane University, recently spoke with the NPR and commented on…  read more

From National Geographic: Tulane anthropologist John Verano shares insight on child sacrifices from the north coast of Peru

January 15th, 2019

Dr. John Verano, professor of anthropology at Tulane University, was recently featured for his biological anthropology research in National Geographic. Verano and archaeologist Gabriel Prieto…  read more

The Latin American Library Announces the 2018-2019 Richard E. Greenleaf Scholars

January 15th, 2019

The Latin American Library is proud to announce the recipients of the 2018-2019 Richard E Greenleaf Fellowships. All four scholars will arrive during the spring…  read more

From The Hill: Tulane sociologist David Smilde argues against military intervention in Venezuela

January 8th, 2019

Dr. David Smilde, the Charles A. and Leo M. Favrot Professor of Human Relations and Senior Associate Fellow at the Center for Inter-American Policy and…  read more

From The Hill: Laila Hlass Discusses Immigration and Children

January 3rd, 2019

Tulane University School of Law Professor and affiliate to the Stone Center for Latin American Studies Laila Hlass recently contributed an article titled Our immigration…  read more

Top of Mind with Julie Rose interviews Tulane anthropologist Chris Rodning

January 3rd, 2019

Tulane School of Liberal Arts Professor of Anthropology and affiliate to the Stone Center for Latin American Studies Chris Rodning was recently interviewed by Julie…  read more

Research Group MEGA Published in European Review of Latin American and Caribbean Studies

December 18th, 2018

The European Review of Latin American and Caribbean Studies has published their Special Collection which includes eight articles by members of the Research Group MEGA,…  read more

From The Conversation: Tulane history professor Dr. Jana Lipman contributes article discussing Guantanamo Bay

December 11th, 2018

Dr. Jana Lipman, Associate Professor of History at Tulane University, recently contributed an article titled 5 things to know about Guantanamo Bay on its 115th…  read more

Call for papers: Rocky Mountain Council for Latin American Studies (RMCLAS)

December 6th, 2018

The 66th Annual Conference of the Rocky Mountain Council for Latin American Studies will be held in Santa Fe, New Mexico on Wednesday, April 3…  read more

Dr. Nora Lustig publishes in Brookings blog: Making the global financial system work for all

December 5th, 2018

Making the global financial system work for all: A message for the G-20 By: Nora Lustig From, November 30 to December 1, world leaders will…  read more

Students participate in the XVI annual Tulane University Student Conference on Latin America (TUSCLA)

December 3rd, 2018

On Saturday, December 1, Tulane University undergraduate and graduate students presented their research on Latin America at the XVI Annual Tulane University Student Conference on…  read more

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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.

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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.