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Join us in welcoming James N. Green for a talk entitled Exiles within Exiles: The Extraordinary Life of Herbert Daniel, Gay Brazilian Revolutionary on Wednesday, February 27, at 4:00 PM in Jones Hall 100A.

The talk is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact Christopher Dunn.

The Middle American Research Institute is proud to announce the next talk of the 2018-2019 Brown Bag talk series. Caroline A. Parris, Ph.D. MARI Collections Manager and Anthropology Tulane Ph.D. candidate, presents part of her dissertation research titled Feast or No Feast? A Comparative Analysis of Maya Ceramic Assemblages at 12:00 PM in Dinwiddie 305.

Please join the Latin American Library in welcoming Gina Ruz Rojas, a 2018-2019 LAL Richard E. Greenleaf scholar, who will be giving a work-in-progress talk titled Cartagena de Indias y el Caribe: Carnavales y Fiestas de Independencia/Cartagena de Indias and the Caribbean: Carnivals and Independence Festivities on Thursday, March 21, from 3:00 – 5:00 PM in the Latin American Library seminar room.

The talk will be in Spanish.

The 2018-2019 Tulane Anthropology colloquium series An Exploration of Power Through Practice, will continue on Friday, March 29, 3:30 PM. Join us in welcoming Dr. Tiffiny A. Tung who will present her research in a talk titled A Bioarchaeological Inquiry into Climate Change and Political Decline in the Peruvian Andes.

Please join the Latin American Library in welcoming Juan Emilio Carrillo González, a 2018-2019 LAL Richard E. Greenleaf scholar, who will be giving a work-in-progress talk entitled A Glimpse of the Voices of the Past: Historical Ethnography of the Maya of Alta Verapaz, Guatemala (1880-1920) (Atisbar las voces del pasado: Etnografía histórica de los pueblos mayas en la Alta Verapaz, Guatemala (1880-1920)) on Monday, April 15, at 3:00 – 5:00 PM in the Latin American Library seminar room.

The talk will be in Spanish. Refreshments will follow the talk.

Dr. Meg Stalcup, a visual and media anthropologist, and Assistant Professor in the School of Sociology and Anthropological studies at the University of Ottawa, will be presenting her research in a talk entitled Fake News has a Mode of Truth: Computational Propaganda and Digital Populism in Brazil on Wednesday, April 17, in Newcomb Hall 208 at 5:30 PM.

Please join the Latin American Library in welcoming Juan Camilo Rojas. a 2018-2019 LAL Richard E. Greenleaf scholar, who will be giving a work-in-progress talk entitled The Preacher Must Know How to Paint, But Not Appear to Be a Painter: Rhetoric and Image in the Arte de sermones (1677) by Fray Martín de Velasco (El predicador ha de saber pintar, pero no parecer pintor: Retórica e imagen en el Arte de sermones (1677) de Fray Martín de Velasco) on Wednesday, April 17, at 3:00 PM in the Latin American Library seminar room.

Join us in welcoming Mayda Colón and Zayra Taranto, founders of Trabalis Editores, who will speak about their singular approach to publishing in Puerto Rico (they own their own printing press and use the royalties ceded by their world renown authors to publish new writers) on Wednesday April 24, at 5:30 PM. In the aftermath of Hurricane María they organized several readings and published a series of books of historical importance (Bitácora de una transmisión radial, transcripciones de una histórica transmisión radial durante el Huracán Mar

The Middle American Research Institute is proud to announce the next talk of the 2018-2019 Brown Bag talk series. Borizlava Simova, Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Anthropology, will presents part of her dissertation research in a talk titled Floors, Platforms, Earth Offerings? Excavations in the Actuncan E-Group Plaza at 12:00 PM in Dinwiddie 305.

Travel Scholarships Due March 1, 2019 Registration Due April 26, 2019

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