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From Tulane School of Liberal Arts Newsletter: At the Intersection of Media, Politics, and Democracy

November 29th, 2018

This story originally appeared in Tulane School of Liberal Arts Newsletter titled At the Intersection of Media, Politics, and Democracy on November 29, 2018. Story…  read more

From Tulane News: Tulane archaeologist co-authors first details on remains of 450-year-old Spanish fort

November 5th, 2018

This story originally appeared in the Tulane News titled Tulane archaeologist co-authors first details on remains of 450-year-old Spanish fort, on November 1, 2018. Story…  read more

XUTULAC students discuss gentrification with filmmaker Kurt Orderson

November 1st, 2018

Student participants in the Xavier-Tulane Partnership for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (XUTULAC) were among the audience of over 70 people who attended the Altman…  read more

From Tulane News: PhD student Melina Calmon researches migrant deaths at Mexican'€"U.S. border

November 1st, 2018

This story originally appeared in the Tulane News titled Of missing persons, unidentified remains and cold cases, on October 31, 2018. Story by New Wave…  read more

Dr. Menaldo spoke on Authoritarianism and the Elite Origins of Democracy

October 30th, 2018

Dr. Victor Menaldo, Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Washington, presented his book, Authoritarianism and the Elite Origins of Democracy, as part…  read more

From Tulane News: Lessons from Peru

October 26th, 2018

This story originally appeared in Tulane New titled Lessons from Peru, on October 25, 2018. Story by contributing reporter Barri Bronston (bbronst@tulane.edu). They delighted in…  read more

Dr. Elizabeth Boone named Distinguished Scholar for the 107th College Art Association's Annual Conference

October 25th, 2018

Dr. Elizabeth Boone, the Martha and Donald Robertson Chair in Latin American Studies at Tulane University, has been named the Distinguished Scholar for the 107th…  read more

From Tulane News: Tulane team releases guide to best local food and nutrition work

October 24th, 2018

This story originally appeared in the Tulane News entitled Tulane team releases guide to best local food and nutrition work, on October 23, 2018. Story…  read more

Day of the Dead Exhibit at The Latin American Library

October 24th, 2018

The staff of the Latin American Library has prepared an altar celebrating the Day of the Dead, or Día de los Muertos! Traditionally observed on…  read more

From Tulane School of Liberal Arts Newsletter: From the Rhythms of Brazil to the Classroom

October 24th, 2018

This story originally appeared in the Tulane School of Liberal Arts Newsletter titled From the Rhythms of Brazil to the Classroom, on October 24, 2018.…  read more

Tulane Professor of Economics Nora Lustig co-edits new book "Decling Inequality in Latin America: A Decade of Progress?"

October 23rd, 2018

Latin America is often singled out for its high and persistent income inequality. Toward the end of the 1990s, however, income concentration began to fall…  read more

Library of Congress Appoints New Chief of the Hispanic Division

October 23rd, 2018

This story originally appeared on the Library of Congress website titled Library of Congress Appoints New Chief of the Hispanic Division, on October 15, 2018.…  read more

CIPR Speaker Series: Critical Issues in Democratic Governance

October 22nd, 2018

Latin America faces major challenges to democratic governance, but there are also new opportunities to expand political inclusion. In Critical Issues in Democratic Governance, the…  read more

From Tulane Hullabaloo: Why Latin American Studies is such a popular major at Tulane

October 19th, 2018

This story originally appeared in Tulane Hullabaloo titled Why Latin American Studies is such a popular major at Tulane, on October 18, 2018. Story by…  read more

From the Washington Post: Tulane Sociologist Daivd Smilde comments on propaganda in Venezuelan media

October 16th, 2018

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

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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.

Register here for $15 (includes all 4 books).

All online Zoom meetings are at 7:00 PM CST.

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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.