Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University


Sophia Mcclennen to discuss Latin American cinema, globalization, and politics during talk and workshop

October 11th, 2018

Join the Spanish and Portuguese department at Tulane University in welcoming Dr. Sophia Mcclennen for a talk and workshop discussing globalization, Latin American cinema, and…  read more

From Tulane New Wave: International Education Week celebrates global education

October 9th, 2018

This story originally appeared in Tulane New Wave entitled International Education Week celebrates global education, on October 8, 2018. Story by New Wave staff (…  read more

From Talyor Hub: Changemaker Catalyst Award recipient Ryan Hechler provides archaeological training to Ecuadorian students

October 9th, 2018

This story originally appeared in :Taylor Hub”: entitled “Digging into the Past and Preparing for the Future ‘€” Student Involvement at the Archaeological Site of…  read more

Celebración Latina festival honors Hispanic heritage

October 9th, 2018

The Audubon Zoo came to life during the 2018 Celebración Latina festival presented by Pan-American Life Insurance Group on Sunday, October 7. The sunshine and…  read more

Celebrating 25 years of the Américas Award

October 2nd, 2018

This year, we celebrated 25 years of the Américas Award in Washington, D.C. during Hispanic Heritage month. On September 28, 2018, the Consortium of Latin…  read more

Call for papers: The 2019 Mesoamerica Meetings

October 1st, 2018

The 2019 Mesoamerica Meetings will be held at the University of Texas, Austin, from January 15 though January 19, 2019. The topic this year will…  read more

From Tulane New Wave: Unprecedented study confirms massive scale of lowland Maya civilization

September 28th, 2018

This story originally appeared in Tulane New Wave entitled Unprecedented study confirms massive scale of lowland Maya civilization, on September 27, 2018. Story by New…  read more

Mexican Cultural Institute's new exhibition features Hispanic women artists' empowerment and identity

September 27th, 2018

The Mexican Cultural Institute in New Orleans in collaboration with the New Orleans Hispanic Heritage Foundation is proud to announce the opening of the groundbreaking…  read more

From School of Liberal Arts News: A New Professor'€™s Inclusive Approach to Economics

September 27th, 2018

This story originally appeared in School of Liberal Arts News titled A New Professor’s Inclusive Approach to Economics, on September 13, 2018. Story by Emily…  read more

Tulane Sociologist David Smilde comments on U.S. foreign policy and sanctions in Venezuela

September 27th, 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

Bate Papo! Practice you Portuguese during the fall semester

September 24th, 2018

Every Friday during the Fall 2018 semester, practice your Portuguese in this informal setting where students can enjoy some delicious homemade Brazilian treats and informal…  read more

From Tulane Admission Blog: Puerto Rico guest students share experiences here at Tulane

September 21st, 2018

This story originally appeared in the Tulane University Admission Blog entitled Shelter from the Storm: Part II, on September 20, 2018. Story by Director of…  read more

From Tulane New Wave: Tulane mental health experts assist Puerto Rico post-Maria

September 20th, 2018

This story originally appeared in Tulane New Wave entitled Tulane mental health experts assist Puerto Rico post-Maria, on September 19, 2018. Story by New Wave…  read more

Deadline extension: 66th Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Council of Latin American Studies (SECOLAS)

September 18th, 2018

With support from the Center for US-Latin America Initiatives and the School of Arts and Humanities at the University of Texas at Dallas, the Instituto…  read more

Tulane Latin Americanists come together for Gran Fiesta celebration

September 18th, 2018

On Friday, September 7, Latin Americanist faculty, staff, graduate students and undergraduates across disciplines enjoyed a reception hosted by the Stone Center for Latin American…  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.