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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

Dr. Paul Hoffman, Louisiana State University’s Paul W. & Nancy W. Murrill Porfessor of History, will lecture on the Louisiana State Museum’s newest exhibit opening to the public on April 5, 2018 at the Cabildo. Recovered Memories: Spain, New Orleans and the Support for the American Revolution will take visitors on a chronological journey of Spanish-American Relations, from Spain’s own age of enlightenment during the reign of Charles III, through European and American revolutions, to the technological advancements of the 20th Century.

Join the Sociology Department for their first Sociology Colloquium, featuring Dr. Hector Carrillo. He'll be speaking about his multiple-award winning book, Pathways of Desire: The Sexual Migration of Mexican Gay Men. Dr. Carrillo is a Professor of Sociology and Gender & Sexuality Studies at Northwestern University. His work is at the intersection of the sociology of sexuality, immigration, and health.

 Latin American Studies Graduate Student Organization students will host a writing workshop from 9 AM-5 PM in the Taylor Writing Center, adjacent to the Latin American Library (fourth floor of the library). 

This event is open to students throughout the day, and will return monthly through the semester! 

Check back in for more information, or reach out to LAGO directly at lago.tulane@gmail.com.

Ever since the drop of oil prices in the international market, four years ago, Venezuela has been undergoing a global and deep crisis. There are few examples of such a crisis in Latin America throughout history. This talk will address the global crisis through a historic, holistic perspective that highlights the structural causes of the society's collapse. It will also provide insight into recent political trends.

The Tulane Anthropology Student Association and the Graduate Studies Student Association are proud to welcome Dr. José R Oliver, Senior Researcher with the Institute of Archaeology at University College London to present on his research for the 2017-2018 Anthropology Colloquium Series. The talk, Ancient Caribbean Migrations: A Critical Appraisal, will focus on how archaeological and linguistic perspectives are useful for understanding ancient population movements in the Caribbean and lowland South America.

The Middle American Research Institute is happy to announce the tenth talk of the 2017-2018 Brown Bag talk series. Erlend Johnson, PhD Candidate in the Department of Anthropology, will present on his research in a talk titled Interpreting the Integrative Strategies of the Classic Period Copán Polity on its Southeastern Frontier in Western Honduras.

Tulane University’s second annual Conference on Linguistics will be held in the Qatar Ballroom in the Lavin-Bernick Center, from 9:00 AM until 2:00 PM. Come hear some of the interesting linguistics research happening at Tulane University, with a focus on language use in postcolonial and transnational contexts.

The Internal Ear: Caetano Veloso's take on bossa nova with Pedro Meira Monteiro

Pedro Meira Monteiro is the Arthur W. Marks 19 Professor os Spanish and Portuguese at Princeton University, chair of the Spanish and Portuguese department and co-director of the Brazil LAB initiative-discussion-pedro-meira-monteiro's-new-book-other-roots. He is the author and editor of numerous books, including The Other Roots: Wandering Origins in Roots of Brazil and the Impasses of Modernity in Ibero-America (2017) and The First Class: Transits of Brazilian Literature Abroad (2014).

Illicit Traders on New Granada’s Caribbean Coast during the Long Sixteenth Century A talk by Dr. Christian Cwik (University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad & Tobago)