March 09, 2018 10:00 AM
The Stone Center for Latin American Studies, in collaboration with the Middle American Research Institute, will present a teacher workshop in conjunction with the 15th Annual Tulane Maya Symposium on March 9, 2018. The K-16 Educator Workshop will focus on a basic introduction to the archaeology and culture of the Maya for the K-16 classroom. The central topic this year is Political Organization of the Maya, relevant to the warfare theme of the Symposium. The workshop includes a tour of NOMA’s Art of the Americas exhibit.
March 14, 2018 6:00 AM
Visite el Newcomb Art Museum para una discusión entre el profesor de Tulane Yuri Herrera, autor de Señales que precederán al fin del mundo, y la directora de NAM, Monica Ramirez-Montagut. Tenga en cuenta que este evento será en español.
Join us at the Newcomb Art Museum for a discussion between current Tulane Mellon Fellow Yuri Herrera and author of Señales que precederán al fin del mundo and NAM‘s director Monica Ramirez-Montagut. Please note: this event will be in Spanish.
This event is free and open to the public.
March 15, 2018 2:00 AM
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.
March 16, 2018 12:00 PM
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.
March 17, 2018 1:15 PM
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.
March 20, 2018 7:00 AM
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.
March 21, 2018 4:00 AM
“New Worlds, Indigenous Technologies and European Cabinets of Curiosities” Lecture by Dr. Surekha Davies
March 21, 2018 2:00 AM
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!
March 22, 2018 5:00 AM
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.
March 23, 2018 3:00 AM
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.