Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Returnee Mini-Conference and Welcome Back Party

September 12th, 2016 - September 19th, 2016
5:00- 7:00 PM

Greenleaf Conference Room 101, Jones Hall

Hosted by the Office of Study Abroad.
Transition back to Tulane by connecting with our study abroad community! Network with like-minded students and faculty and enjoy presentations on the transformative impact of study abroad.

  • 5:00-6:00 PM- Pecha Kucha- style panel of returned study abroad students. Featuring: Makenna Moore, EDUCO, France; Lauren Desatnick, Hebrew U, Israel; Caroline Flynn, SIT Amman, Jordan; Emily Cohen, Curtin U, AUS; Madeleine Grove, U of Melbourne, AUS; Madeleine Stein, DIS Copenhagen, Denmark
  • 6:15-7:00 PM- Plenary: “Transforming selves, expanding lives: study abroad and the politics of cultural understanding.” Liria Evangelista, Associate Director of Graduate Studies at Middlebury College in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 6:15-7:00 PM- Welcome Back Party, Jones Hall Patio. Food will be served.


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Upcoming Events

Kaqchikel Langauge Table

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Join Kaqchikel professors, native speakers, and fellow students from across the country for an hour of language practice and networking.

For more information see the attached flyer:

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.