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Join us in welcoming Dr. Benjamin Creutzfeldt for a lecture entitled, China’s Growing Role in Latin America on Thursday, April 19, 2018. China’s leaders touring Latin America have developed a fairly consistent discourse in their growing engagement with Latin America, but it is up to Chinese diplomats and businessmen to engage directly.

Please join us in welcoming Dr. Wendy Hunter for a seminar on Brazil as part of the Latin America at the Crossroads spring seminar series. Democracy is under threat in Brazil. The economy has stagnated, crime is rife, standards of living are deteriorating, and a massive corruption scandal, “Operation Car Wash,” is sweeping up a large swath of the country’s political and economic elite, exposing the dark underbelly of past administrations.

The Congress of Day Laborers, an organization of immigrant workers and families founded by the day laborers who helped rebuild New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina, is a leadership pipeline for hundreds of members into public life and social movement participation. A panel of immigrant leaders from Congreso will share how they have formed alliances across the community and influenced elected officials, as well as how students can help build a more tolerant society.

Join us at the Stone Center for Latin American Studies in welcoming Dr. Chantalle Verna for a talk on her book Haiti and the Uses of America: Post- U.S. Occupation Promises on April 26, 2018, at 6:00 PM.

The Middle American Research Institute is happy to announce the twelfth talk of the 2017-2018 Brown Bag talk series. Ryan Hechler, Doctoral Student in the Anthropology Department, Tulane University, will present on his research in a talk entitled Cochasqui, Ecuador: Recent Research and Future Directions.

Join us in welcoming Sabia McCoy-Torres who will present on her research in a talk titled, Shifting the Lens from Harm to Pleasure: What We Learn from Women in Dancehall. Sabia McCoy-Torres is an Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Africana Studies at Tulane University. She has a Ph.D. in social and cultural anthropology from Cornell University. Her research focuses on the English and Spanish speaking African Diaspora, race, gender, sexuality, transnationalism, and popular music and performance. Geographically, her work is based primarily in the United States and Coast Rica. Dr.

Location Algiers Regional Branch 3014 Holiday Drive Algiers, LA 70131

Children's Resource Center Library 913 Napoleon Avenue 70115 New Orleans, LA

Pebbles Center

Children's Literature

This summer, join us for La hora del cuenta bilingual readings series at the Pebbles Centers of the New Orleans Public Libraries!

On the first and last Saturday of every month, we will read a bilingual book at the Algiers Regional Library and the Children’s Resource Center Library beginning on Saturday April 28 until Saturday, August 25. Children and parents welcome!

The Middle American Research Institute is happy to announce the final talk of the 2017-2018 Brown Bag talk series. Cordelia Frewen, Doctoral Candidate at the University of British Columbia, will present on her research in a talk entitled Entangled Cultural Politics: Museum Artifacts, Heritage Regimes, and Narratives of National Identity in Honduras.

Teaching Cuban Culture & Society: A Summer Educator Institute in Cuba Havana, Cuba | June 23 - July 7, 2018 Program Application Application Deadline: March 2, 2018

The Louisiana Archaeological Society/Delta Chapter guest speaker series will be hosting Even Parker, PhD candidate at the Tulane University Department of Anthropology, for a talk titled Pioneering and Place-Marking among the Ancient Maya of the Middle Preclassic (800-350 BC): A View from Paso del Macho, Yucatan, Mexico.

Parking can be found along St. Charles Avenue, Walnut Street, Calhoun Street, and Loyola Avenue.

For additional questions, please visit the Louisiana Archaeological Society’s Delta Chapter event page.