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Dr. Anne Lafont lectures on "The buttons of Toussaint Louverture." The legend and reality of the 18 buttons kept at the Cooper-Hewitt Museum in New York force us to take a close look at their making in the latter part of the eighteenth century Caribbean and in the light of one of its most illustrious black personalities: Toussaint Louverture, pioneer of the Haitian revolution, emancipated slave, ally of the European powers, deposed prisoner and captured by Napoleon Bonaparte’s armies, who died in exile in a French dungeon.

NOW VIA ZOOM ONLY: Registration required: click here to register or scan the QR code on the poster.

Carlos Fernando Chamorro will speak on The Relevance of Investigative Journalism to Democracy in Latin America: Old and New Challenges


Robbie Dean

Robbie Dean (’12), 12:15 pm 

In this talk Dr. González will be discussing what follows:

The 2022-23 series, Challenges and Opportunities for Democracy in Latin America, will be a broad exploration of challenges to effective and equitable governance in the region. Throughout the series, speakers will discuss topics related to the current state of democracy in the region, including socio-environmental conflict, progressive governance and conservative backlash, informality, and urban security.

Join us to gamify your Spanish language class for enhanced learning and fun! This workshop is designed to re-invigorate the language classroom with fun and simple interactive games. Participants will discover the new games Nolatería designed by local Spanish language middle school educator and NolaDigas designed by Tulane professor of Portuguese, Megwen Loveless. Both games incorporate local New Orleans culture and is designed to practice Spanish language skills.

Join us for Dr. Brandon P. Bisbey, Associate Professor of Spanish and Coordinator of Latina/o and Latin American Studies at Northeastern Illinois University's talk. He will be presenting on his newly published book, Between Camp and Cursi: Humor and Homosexuality in Contemporary Mexican Narrative.

Please join the Center for Inter American Policy and Research on Friday, April 29 from 1-2 pm in the Greenleaf Conference Room 100A Jones Hal for a talk by Dr. Alain Ize (Columbia School of International and Public Affairs): "Revisiting Latin America’s Growth Conundrum: A Macro and Trade Perspective"

Latin American Graduate Organization (LAGO) is hosting a book presentation with Guatemalan community members!

TONIGHT at 6:30, via zoom! Link provided below. This event will be held in Spanish!