Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Annual Stone Center Awards Ceremony

May 1st, 2014

Stone Center for Latin American Studies
Greenleaf Conference Room
100A Jones Hall

It is that time of the year when we will gather to acknowledge the accomplishments of our various constituencies over the past academic year at our annual Awards Ceremony. The awards to be presented include the Best Campuswide Undergrad paper on a Latin American Topic, Bracken Prize for the best paper by a LAST Undergrad Major in the Social Sciences, the Vazquez Prize for the best paper by a LAST Undergrad Major in the Humanities, Best Campuswide Graduate Paper on a Latin American Topic, Robertson Prize for the best paper by a LAST Graduate Student in the Humanities, Greenleaf Prize for the best paper by a LAST Graduate Student in the Social Sciences, and the Stephan P. Jacobs Prize for the best graduate paper presented at the annual LAGO conference.

The awards ceremony will last approximately a half hour. Admission is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served afterwards.

For more information, contact James Huck, or call 504.865.5164.

This event is sponsored by the Stone Center for Latin American Studies.


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