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Join the Latin Americanist Graduate Organization (LAGO) on Friday, 1/24 at 12pm for the latest installment of our bi-weekly lunch series. Ruben Luciano is a Ph.D. student in the Tulane University History department, specializing in modern Latin American (specifically, Dominican) history, the military under dictatorship, intersectionality, and gender. He also has two Master’s degrees in the Social Sciences and Health Communication.

Do you want to practice your Spanish in a relaxed atmosphere? Would you like to meet new people who speak Spanish? Would you like some late-afternoon coffee and cookies? Join the Spanish Language Program for Café y Conversación. All levels of Spanish proficiency are welcome!

Join the Latin Americanist Graduate Organization (LAGO) on Friday, 2/7 at 12pm for the latest installment of our bi-weekly lunch series. Amy Medvick is a PhD candidate at the Stone Center for Latin American Studies, specializing in the contemporary and historical study of Brazilian music and other performances practices. Her interests include music and cultural politics, the relationship between cultural practice and intellectual production, the history of ethnography and folklore studies, and the transnational and trans-local migration of musical practices.

The Stone Center for Latin American Studies receives funding from the U.S. Department of Education's Title VI program for Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) fellowships. FLAS fellowships administered by the Stone Center are available to undergraduate and graduate students for the intensive study over the summer of Kaqchikel Maya, Portuguese, or another less-commonly taught Latin American language.  Graduate students wishing to engage in intensive study of such a language are encouraged to apply for one of these fellowships.  Only U.S.

Bate Papo will now be held virtually! Join the conversation!

A weekly hour of Portuguese conversation and tasty treats hosted by Prof. Megwen Loveless. All levels are welcome! Meetings take place on Fridays at different hours and locations. See the full schedule below:

January 17th, 11 AM, LBC Pocket Park Treat: Suco de maracuja

January 24th, 3 PM, Boot Treat: Suco de caju

January 31st, 4PM, Cafe Carmo (527 Julia St.) Treat: Suco de caja

February 7th, 11 AM, LBC Pocket Park Treat: Agua de coco

February 14th, 11 AM, LBC Mezzanine Treat: Guarana

*Diverse Books for the K-12 Classroom* February - June 2020 - All webinars are 6 PM CST "Download Printable Flyer ":http://stonecenter.tulane.edu/uploads/Global_Read_flyer_-_v2-1586830829.pdf

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 DEADLINE: MARCH 15, 2020 Cost: $3580 Download Printable Flyer 

Join Kaqchikel professors, native speakers, and fellow students from across the country for an hour of language practice and networking.

For more information see the attached flyer:  "Kaqchikel_Language_Table_4-1596189342.pdf":http://stonecenter.tulane.edu/uploads/Kaqchikel_Language_Table_4-1596189...

For pre-service, early career and veteran teachers who love reading and learning through literature who want to explore award-winning books for the middle and early high school classrooms. Join us as we read four books that explore stories of coming-of-age from multiple perspectives. Participants will receive a copy of each book and participate in an open discussion with other K-12 educators. We will launch the book group with The Other Half of Happy.  The group will meet online and explore the real story behind this award-winning book with the author Rebecca Balrcárcel.

Stone Center Masters student, Lilian Lombera has been working on this project and it is ready to launch. Check out the launch of the new documentary & a tribute to *Silvio Rodriguez y el Poder de La Palabra!* Exclusive (free!) livestream presented by HotHouse. This 25-minute documentary film thoughtfully weaves archival footage of the Cuban Literacy Campaign of 1961 and a rare, exclusive interview with Cuba’s iconic singer/songwriter and international recording artist, Silvio Rodriguez, as he recounts his first calling.

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