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The 2017-2018 Tulane Anthropology Student Association’s colloquium series Migration: Perspectives Across Fields, will continue on Thursday, March 15, 2:00 PM. Join us in welcoming Dr. Carolina S. Boe, who will present her research in a talk entitled Anthropologies of Confinement: the Prison Experiences of Undocumented Migrants and the 1.5 Generation.

Ryan Joyce is a 5th-year PhD candidate in the Department of French and Italian and the Gender and Sexuality Studies Program at Tulane University. In addition to receiving his Masters in French and Francophone Studies from Tulane University, he also completed a graduate certificate in Gender and Sexuality Studies in 2016. His dissertation examines the figure of the maroon in 19th- and 20th-century francophone Circum-Caribbean literature.

Tulane‘s Language Learning Center is pleased to announce our first annual symposium on foreign language pedagogy. This year‘s symposium, Foreign Language Pedagogy and Research: New Approaches to Old Challenges, will be held on Saturday, March 17th, 2018.

We are inviting Tulane foreign language instructors as well as graduate students to participate in the symposium. K-12 instructors from the area will also be invited to attend and to participate. All Tulane faculty and students are welcome to attend.

Join Dr. Emily Greenwood as she will be speaking about Greek language/literature, slavery, and the "politics of the human" when she delivers the Dennis A. Georges Lecture in Hellenic Culture.

“New Worlds, Indigenous Technologies and European Cabinets of Curiosities” Lecture by Dr. Surekha Davies

Naná Vasconcelos: Afro-Brazilian Percussion in Paris and New York City

Dan Sharp is currently conducting research for a book that revolves around the 1980 album Saudades by Afro-Brazilian Naná Vasconcelos. The book will situate Naná’s reimagining of percussion and voice in the context of his itinerant life in New York, Europe and Brazil in the 1970s and 1980s. Snacks provided!

What is the opposite of freedom? Dr. Neil Roberts answers this question with definitive force: slavery, and from there he unveils powerful new insights on the human condition as it has been understood between these poles. Crucial to his investigation is the concept ofmarronage‘€“a form of slave escape that was an important aspect of Caribbean and Latin American slave systems.

lease join us for a work-in-progress talk titled, “Nueva cronología del modelo primario-exportador de Honduras, 1880-1930/A New Chronology of the Primary Commodity Exports Model in Honduras, 1880-1930” by Rafael Ledezma, the 2017-2018 Richard E. Greenleaf Fellow at the Latin American Library.

The talk will be in SPANISH. All are invited for refreshments afterwards.

Loyola University is excited to welcome acclaimed activist-intellectual Ward Churchill, author of the new book “Wielding Words like Weapons: Selected Essays in Indigenism, 1995‘€2005 and 30 Year Anniversary edition of Pacifism as Pathology: Reflections on the Role of Armed Struggle in North America.

Marielle presente e futuro: In Memory of Marielle Franco An English-language round-table on the state of race, police violence, and human rights in Brazil with discussants: Mauro Porto Chris Dunn Rosanne Adderley Maisoon Fillo Idelber Avelar Lerin Williams

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