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Join us for the 2022 K-12 Summer Teacher Institute, Central America: People and the Environment, a professional development institute for K-12 educators located in Panama.

Get ready for Carnival by joining us on Wednesday, February 9th to explore the musical traditions of Carnival in Panama with Dr. Samuel Robles, staff researcher and ethnomusicologist at the Centro de Investigaciones Históricas Antropológicas y Culturales. The Stone Center for Latin American Studies loves to explore the connections we share here in New Orleans with Latin America and this focus on Panama's tradition of carnival will provide deeper insight to the similarities and differences between carnival and Mardi Gras. We are delighted to host Dr.

Hannah Palmer awarded the President's Staff Excellence Award

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2021/2022 Sawyer Seminar — Sites of Memory: New Orleans and Place-Based Histories of the Americas.

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Led by staff of the New Orleans African American Museum this experiential visit will feature significant sites in the Tremé, ending with a meal, conversation, and performances at Congo Square.

Free and open for all to attend, this event is limited to 30 guests, reserve your spot by emailing ctucker6@tulane.edu. Please note the time is currently tentative and may be subject to change.

Please join us for a film screening of Faubourg Tremé: The Untold Story of Black New Orleans with an introduction by Dr. Pamela Sertzen.

Sponsored by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Tulane University’s 2021/2022 Sawyer Seminar, Sites of Memory: New Orleans and Place-Based Histories of the Americas, takes New Orleans as a key case study for a broader understanding of settler-colonial, formerly slavery-fueled economies in the Americas using the theme of site-based public history and memorialization.

Join Kaqchikel learners and speakers at all levels to practice your language skills at this bi-monthly conversation table. Hosted by expert instructor Mtra. Ambrocia Cuma Chávez (aka Ixnal), the Sept. 10 session will focus on food. Come prepared to describe your favorite tasty treats!

Link to the Zoom meeting: https://tulane.zoom.us/j/93988469399?pwd=bkk3eDIzOEhQVjVEV1ZxTHFDTnJvQT09

The LAST Taco Tuesday of the semester is tomorrow! We are sad to see the Fall semester go, but excited to continue the Taco tradition come Spring!

As usual, we'll be in the Cassatt Courtyard (between Jones Hall and the Commons) from 12-1:30 PM. 

Stop on by for free lunch and a study break! Stone Center faculty will be present to answer any questions you may have about Latin American courses and events. We would love to see you!

The Stone Center joins the Center for Global Education to co-host this week's Global Café, a weekly coffee hour for international and internationally-minded students. Stop by the LBC Mezzanine to grab a taco and chat with our staff about the LAST Major and Minor and our summer programs in Brazil, Guatemala, and Panama!

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CLASP founded the Américas Award in 1993 to encourage and commend authors, illustrators and publishers who produce quality children’s and young adult books that portray Latin America, the Caribbean, or Latinx in the United States, and to provide teachers with recommendations for classroom use. CLASP offers up to two annual book awards, together with a commended list of titles.

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