Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University


Podcast  Children of Undocumented Immigrants

Produced by Tyler Gibson and Andrew Grindinger in November 2009, this podcast explores the complex issues facing children of undocumented immigrants.  read more

Podcast  A Rising Political Fifth Column? Mexican Immigrants in the United States

Tom Davis and Dave Averill produced this 10 minute podcast November 2009. This podcast explores the potential of a rising fifth column undermining local government.  read more

Podcast  Latino Healthcare in New Orleans

Michael Schmitt and Lukas Lasyone produced this 12 minute podcast on the state of Latino healthcare in New Orleans December, 2009.  read more

Podcast  The Latin American Studies major at Tulane

Produced by Andrea Pinto Spring 2009.  read more

Podcast  The Latino immigrant experience in New Orleans

Produced by Taro Taguchi & Koplan Nwabuoku Spring 2009.  read more

Podcast  The New Orleans Black-Brown coalition strengthens ties between the African-American and Latino communities

Produced by Melina Leodas spring semester 2009. Melina is a Masters candidate at the Stone Center for Latin American Studies. For more information on this…  read more

Podcast  Latin American Relations and Barack Obama

Perceptions in Latin America toward Barack Obama are examined in this story produced by Rachel Wenzel, with support from the Stone Center for Latin American…  read more

Podcast  Día de los Muertos 2008

A traditional Latin American custom is to build a Day of the Dead altar for All Saints Day. Rachel Wenzel has produced this story on…  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.