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The online workshop is aimed at participants with basic knowledge of the ancient Maya. Aspects of the Maya civilization will be discussed and their remarkable achievements and popular misunderstandings will be addressed. Examples of teaching activities that can be used across the curriculum, as well as a scheme of work with lesson plans will be given.

New Orleans has the fourth largest stateside Garífuna community in the United States. This historical, economic, and geographical connection to Central America is vital to better understanding the local New Orleans community as well as to better understand the diversity of Latin America. This K-16 educator workshop will feature perspectives from local Garifuna leaders and explore the unique history and culture using the latest film from visual historian, Dr. Sarah Borealis.

The 1st annual NEW ORLEANS BRASIL DAY at the NOLA Jazz Museum will be held on September 17th, 2022. The festival will consist of cultural and educational activities centered around the traditions of Brazilian music, dance, and food spanning the museum’s indoor and outdoor grounds, likewise accompanied by virtual live streams for inclusive digital viewership.

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Join TUGente for a night of free food, drink, music and dance! At this event we celebrate the amazing cultures that compose TUGente and are welcoming to all and anyone who wishes to join us in this celebration!

For more information on this event, please visit https://tulane.campuslabs.com/engage/event/8038289

Join the Sawyer Seminar for a tour and talk of the monumental landscape of New Orleans.

Save the date for our first 2022 M.A.R.I. Brown Bag!

This Friday, March 18th at noon, Dr. Verónica Amellali Vázquez López, who is the 2021-2022 Doris Stone Post-Doctoral Fellow in Latin American Studies, will present her research titled “Preclassic Maya communities in Yaxnohcah and Aguada Fénix, Mexico (1000 BCE - 200 CE).”

Bring your lunch!

Tulane's Global Café is channeling Pelourinho by hosting an OLODUM dance workshop in Pocket Park outside of the LBC. 

Stone Center for Latin American Studies at Family Day  

Join the Sawyer Seminar for a day-long visit to Shadows on the Teche. Open to 18 guests with transportation, tickets, and lunch provided through the Sawyer Seminar, registrants must RSVP through the Eventbrite sign up link here. To provide room for more participants please only sign up for one site visit, either Saturday’s trip to Oak Alley + Whitney Plantation or Sunday’s trip to Shadows on the Teche.