Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

UNO Panel: The Politics of Redistribution in Latin America

September 9th, 2010
4:30 - 6:00 PM, reception to follow

Milneburg 212
University of New Orleans
Lakefront Campus

The Politics of Redistribution in Latin America: Dealing with Domestic and International Constituencies

Paper: “Cash Transfers and Voting Behavior: Electoral Impacts of Brazil’s Bolsa Família Program” by Cesar Zucco
  • Cesar Zucco is a lecturer at Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. He recently completed a postdoctoral fellowship at Yale University’s Program on Democracy. He received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles in 2008.
Paper: “The Politics of Financial Booms and Busts: Evidence from Latin America” by Daniela Campello
  • Daniela Campello is an assistant professor of Politics and International Affairs at Princeton University and a fellow at the Program on Latin American Studies and the Center for the Study of Democratic Politics at Princeton. Her research focuses on the international and comparative political economy of less-developed countries. She received her Ph.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles in 2008.

Discussant: Luciana Fiorini, Professor of Practice, Department of Economics, Tulane University

After 4:30, parking is open. There is a faculty lot right in front of Milneburg. Drive up Elysian Fields past Robert E. Lee and turn Left onto Alumni Drive. Pass the first parking lot on the right and there will be another street, which is the main one through campus. Turn Right to find the parking lot immediately on the left. The building is on the lakeside of the parking lot.

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Reading Latina Voices Online Book Group for High School Educators

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This spring 2021 we invite all K-12 educators to join us once a month in an online book group. This past year has been a challenging one for everyone but especially K-12 educators. Sign up and join us as we explore the stories of women confronting identity as Latinas in the United States. Tulane University’s Stone Center for Latin American Studies, AfterCLASS and the New Orleans Public Library partner to host this online book group. The books selected are recognized by the Américas Award and focus on the Latina experience. The group begins with the work of award-winning author and poet, Elizabeth Acevedo who will speak in a unique online format on March 23rd presented by Tulane University’s Stone Center for Latin American Studies and Newcomb Institute.

  • B) Free – you find your own copies of the books at your local library.


Reading Schedule – Thursdays at 6:00 PM CST

  • February 11 – Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo
  • March 18 – The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo
  • April 15 – American Street by Ibi Zoboi
  • May 13 – The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano by Sonia Manzano

Sponsored by AfterCLASS and the Stone Center for Latin American Studies at Tulane University and the New Orleans Public Library.

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. It is not required to have participated in past institutes to join us.

The Stone Center for Latin American Studies at Tulane University is excited to host and coordinate this year’s institute. Tulane University and New Orleans are both unique and important places to explore the deep connections to Central America with a focus on people and environment. With presentations by leading historians and sociologists on Central America, environment and race we are excited to share the work and resources from presenters as well as the unique resources at Tulane.

This year, we provide participants the opportunity to participate in the institute as a blended synchronous learning cohort from June 14 – 25. The institute will focus on team-building, cross-disciplinary connections and curriculum development.

Synchronous Learning Cohort June 14 – 25, 2021
Registration fee: $15. All synchronous activities occur between 4 – 7 pm CST Monday through Friday.

  • pre-workshop materials and resources sent to your home
  • copy of book of poetry by Jorge Argueta
  • pre-workshop reading assignments (approximately 4-6 hours of coursework)
  • asynchronous lectures by faculty (lectures posted up to two weeks before institute discussion)
  • synchronous class discussion (2 – 3 hours Monday – Friday from 4 pm – 7 pm CST)
  • final reflection paper/pedagogical assignment

NOW REGISTERING FOR THE SYNCHRONOUS LEARNING COHORT Early registration is now open and will end on May 3, 2021. Early registration is $15. Starting May 4 registration will increase to $30. For more information, please email or call 504.865.5164. Space is limited.