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More than 40 scholars, musicians, and artists from around the world are set to arrive at Tulane's Stone Center for Latin American Studies and the Middle American Research Institute on March
3rd and 4th to pay homage to the renowned Mesoamerican religious historian, and Chicano activist, Davíd Carrasco. Dr. Carrasco is the Neil L. Rudenstine Professor of the Study of Latin

Diverse mechanisms of participation have expanded in various parts of the world (referendums and initiatives, sorted assemblies, public conferences, participatory budgeting, and neighborhood councils, just to name a few). Why, by whom, and with which consequences? A common assumption connects social movements and political parties on the left with the promotion of citizen participation and with the expan-

Join us for an evening with Jennifer Mota, a Dominican-American multimedia creative and columnist from Philadelphia whose journalism focuses on Caribbean and (Afro) Latinx contemporary popular culture, identity, and fashion. Centering the experiences of the African diaspora, her writing amplifies the work of Black and Latinx transnational communities to create and revolutionize globalized pop music and culture. Her articles have been published in vehicles including Rolling Stone, Remezcla, and PopSugar.


July 11 - 15, 2023
Space is limited to 25 educators (ONLY A FEW SPOTS LEFT!)

Tulane University | New Orleans, LA

Sebastían Escalón is a journalist, science writer, and podcast producer of El Experimento, a series about the fight against impunity in Guatemala. Escalón received the Nieman Fellowship at Harvard University in 2018. His work is published in Plaza Publica, El Faro, The North American Congress on Latin America (NACLA), and The French National Centre for Scientific Research.

Luz Mely Reyes is a Venezuelan journalist, writer, analyst and co-founder of Efecto Cocuyo, an independent news outlet which won the Human Rights award in 2019 from the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA) for their coverage of crises in Venezuela. 

Join us in welcoming her as the first speaker of The Distinguished Greenleaf series during the spring semester, 2023. 

Kali Fajardo-Anstine is the bestselling author of Woman of LightSabrina & Corina, a finalist for the National Book Award, the PEN/Bingham Prize, The Story Prize, the winner of an American Book Award, and a 2023 Guggenheim Fellow. She is also the 2021 recipient of the Metcalf Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.


Abstract: Art historians have largely abandoned the notion that artist Albert Eckhout’s (1610-1665) series of so-called ethnographic portraits offer transparent portrayals of the people with whom the Dutch had contact in New Holland, the name given to the northeast region of Brazil during Dutch occupancy (1630-1654).

Daniel Coronell is a Colombian journalist and columnist who for twelve consecutive years has been the most-read columnist by opinion leaders in Colombia. He works at W Radio Colombia and is president of the weekly news magazine Cambio. Tuesday's talk is entitled: Periodismo de investigación como contrapoder. Please note: This talk will be in Spanish followed by a bilingual Q&A.