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Pan-American Life Insurance Group and The Latin American Library at Tulane University cordially invite you to an exhibit opening and reception to unveil the Pan-American Life Insurance Group (PALIG) Collection. The PALIG Collection, generously donated to The Latin American Library, documents the company’s 109 years connecting New Orleans with Latin America.

A Lecture by Dr. Anna Indych-Lopez The City University of New York

Monday, February 3, 2020 6:00 PM

See poster for more information. 

The Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute invites you to Vodú – Voodoo – Vodou, a pair of presentations on manifestations of Haitian Religious Practice in Cuba and New Orleans:

Cuba’s Haitian-Heritage Communities: Vodú, Religious Practice, Music, and Performance

The Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute invites you to Vodú – Voodoo – Vodou, a pair of presentations on manifestations of Haitian Religious Practice in Cuba and New Orleans:

Cuba’s Haitian-Heritage Communities: Vodú, Religious Practice, Music, and Performance

Please join the Latin American Library for a work-in progress talk by 2019-2020 Richard E. Greenleaf Fellow Dr. Daniel Party. His presentation, entitled “The Miamization of Radionovelas: Cuban-American Serials of the 1960s” will take place on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 3:30pm at the Latin American Library Seminar Room. The talk will be in English. Refreshments to follow.

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Please join the Latin American Library for a work-in progress talk by 2019-2020 Richard E. Greenleaf Fellow Dr. Osmundo Pinho. His presentation, entitled “(Des)Representando o Homem Negro na Imaginação Colonial Brasileira” will take place on Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 3:30pm at the Latin American Library Seminar Room. The talk will be in Portuguese. Refreshments to follow.

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The panel will include two presentations: “The new pattern of democratic crisis in Brazil and Argentina,” by Leornardo Avritzer (UFMG, Brazil), and “The Brazilian 2013 Protests: identity, repertoire and democracy,” by Ricardo Fabrino Mendonça (UFMG, Brazil). Co-sponsored by the Center for Scholars, the Stone Center, and the Center for Inter-American Policy & Research (CIPR).

The Middle American Research Institute (MARI) is happy to announce the third talk of the Spring 2020 Brown Bag talk series. Dr. Matthew Restall, Director of Latin American Studies, Penn State will present his research in a talk titled: "You Better Belize It: Missing Mayas, Misunderstood Maroons, a Made-Up Battle, and Other Myths & Mysteries of the Land of Make Belize."

In the 2020 Spring series, Markets, the State, and Democracy in Latin America, speakers will discuss voter behavior, public opinion and political psychology in Latin America, amidst traditional challenges like clientelism and political polarization and new ones such as the influence of China. These presentations collectively explore how voters in Latin America are torn between multiple competing forces and how difficult the challenge of effective democratic representation remains in the region.

Please join the Latin American Library for a work-in progress talk by 2019-2020 Richard E. Greenleaf Fellow Sofía Vindas Solano. Her presentation, entitled "La consolidación de los museos de arte moderno de Guatemala y Costa Rica: nociones visuales de lo local, regional y global en sus colecciones, 1950-1992" will take place on Monday, February 17th, 2020 at 3:30pm at the Latin American Library Seminar Room. The talk will be in English. Refreshments to follow.

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