Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

GENTE presents Latin American Independence Day Events

September 14th, 2011 - September 16th, 2011

Networking Reception to follow with Tulane Alumni Special Guest Speaker: Robert Freeland, Tulane Alum ’76 Reiss Room, Lavin Bernick Center (LBC), Tulane University, 6:00 pm Mr. Freeland will be presenting on the significance of the Latin American Independence movement while touching on major battles such as Ayacucho, the last battle of South American Independence. In the inspirational words of Sucre before heading into battle:
  • “¡Soldados!, de los esfuerzos de hoy depende la suerte de América del Sur; otro día de gloria va a coronar vuestra admirable constancia. ¡Soldados!: ¡Viva el Libertador! ¡Viva Bolívar, Salvador del Perú!.”
  • “Greetings! the fate of South America depends on your efforts today; another day of glory will crown your admirable perseverance. Greetings!: Long live the Liberator! Long live Bolivar, Salvador of Peru.”

Round Table Discussion on “what do independence celebrations inspire in Latin Americans under the current issues they face?”
Facilitator: Diana Soto, Stone Center PhD student
Wednesday, Sept. 14th at 6 PM, LBC G04

Water Balloon Reenactment of a Latin American Independence Battle Friday Sept. 16th 12 noon, LBC Quad

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Read Across the Americas Summer Program at the Children's Resource Center

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Join us every first and third Saturday at 10:30 am for a bilingual storytime for kids ages 2 – 10. The program is part of an initiative between Tulane University’s Stone Center for Latin American Studies and the New Orleans Public Library called the Pebbles Center.

DATES AND TIMES

Saturday, June 1
10:30 AM

Saturday, June 15
10:30 AM

Saturday, July 6
10:30 AM

Saturday, July 20
10:30 AM

Read Across the Americas Summer Program at the Algiers Regional Branch

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Join us every Wednesday at 10:30 am for a bilingual storytime for kids ages 2 – 10. The program is part of an initiative between Tulane University’s Stone Center for Latin American Studies and the New Orleans Public Library called the Pebbles Center. This summer we will explore the environment and diverse geography of Latin America. Bring your favorite jungle animal and be prepared to learn some Spanish as we embark on an adventure through the Americas. This program provides a reading list of recommended titles for all ages to explore Latin America on your own this summer. If you read all books, you will be eligible for a special award offered during Hispanic Heritage month at the annual Celebración Latina held at the Audubon Zoo.

DATES AND TIMES

Wednesday, June 5
10:30 AM

Wednesday, June 12
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Wednesday, June 19
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Wednesday, June 26
10:30 AM

Wednesday, July 3
10:30 AM

Wednesday, July 10
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Wednesday, July 17
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Wednesday, July 24
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Wednesday, July 31
10:30 AM

K-12 Educator S.T.E.A.M Workshop: Teaching Central America at the Zoo

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Tulane University’s Stone Center for Latin American Studies in collaboration with the Audubon Nature Institute will be hosting a K-12 educator workshop on Saturday, October 5, 2019. This workshop will focus on conservation efforts and environment of Central American rainforests. This workshop is a great way to learn how to bring real world science into your classroom. Activities will incorporate a variety of sciences and other subjects including: art, environmental science, cultural components, anthropology, computer science and technology. While it is geared for middle and high school teachers, this workshop is open to all educators formal and informal.

Additional details coming soon.