Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

International Programs

Tulane undergraduate students have the opportunity to study for one or two semesters in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, or Uruguay through academic programs administered by the Center for Global Education at the prestigious institutions below. Tulane credit and grades are awarded for course work completed while studying for one year or one semester at these institutions.

Buenos Aires:
IFSA-Butler/COPA (fall, spring)
Middlebury College in Latin America at Universidad de Buenos Aires (fall, spring)
SIT Argentina: Public Health in Urban Environments (fall, spring)

CIEE Liberal Arts Program in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil *
SIT Salvador: Public Health, Race, & Human Rights *
CIEE São Paulo *
CIEE Rio de Janeiro: Liberal Arts (fall, spring)
CET Brazil: São Paulo (fall, spring)
Middlebury Schools in Brazil: Florianópolis, Belo Horizonte, Niterói (fall, spring)

CIEE Santiago: Liberal Arts (fall, spring)
CIEE Valparaíso: Liberal Arts (fall, spring)
SIT Arica: Public Health, Traditional Medicine, and Community Empowerment (fall, spring)

Universidad de los Andes: Bogotá (fall, spring)

Costa Rica
San José:
CIAPA: Central American Experience Fall Semester *
CIAPA: Tropical & Environmental Studies Spring Semester *

Junior Semester Abroad (JSA) Havana (fall) * (inactive for 2018)

Universidad San Francisco de Quito (fall, spring)

IFSA-Butler: Mérida (fall, spring)
Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM): Mexico City (fall, spring)

SIT Managua: Young Culture, Literacy, and Media (fall, spring)

SIT Panama City: Tropical Ecology, Marine Ecosystems, and Biodiversity (fall, spring)

IFSA: Lima (fall, spring)

Middlebury: Montevideo (fall, spring)

Students are immersed in the respective Latin American country’s culture as they live and study with other university students. A wide range of courses in the Social Sciences and Humanities is available for academic credit.

* program no longer active


All Events

Upcoming Events

Reading Latina Voices Online Book Group for High School Educators

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This spring 2021 we invite all K-12 educators to join us once a month in an online book group. This past year has been a challenging one for everyone but especially K-12 educators. Sign up and join us as we explore the stories of women confronting identity as Latinas in the United States. Tulane University’s Stone Center for Latin American Studies, AfterCLASS and the New Orleans Public Library partner to host this online book group. The books selected are recognized by the Américas Award and focus on the Latina experience. The group begins with the work of award-winning author and poet, Elizabeth Acevedo who will speak in a unique online format on March 23rd presented by Tulane University’s Stone Center for Latin American Studies and Newcomb Institute.

  • B) Free – you find your own copies of the books at your local library.


Reading Schedule – Thursdays at 6:00 PM CST

  • February 11 – Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo
  • March 18 – The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo
  • April 15 – American Street by Ibi Zoboi
  • May 13 – The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano by Sonia Manzano

Sponsored by AfterCLASS and the Stone Center for Latin American Studies at Tulane University and the New Orleans Public Library.

Central America, People and the Environment Educator Institute 2021

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This summer educator institute is the third institute in a series being offered by Tulane University, The University of Georgia and Vanderbilt University. This series of institutes is designed to enhance the presence of Central America in the K-12 classroom. Each year, participants engage with presenters, resources and other K-12 colleagues to explore diverse topics in Central America with a focus on people and the environment. It is not required to have participated in past institutes to join us.

The Stone Center for Latin American Studies at Tulane University is excited to host and coordinate this year’s institute. Tulane University and New Orleans are both unique and important places to explore the deep connections to Central America with a focus on people and environment. With presentations by leading historians and sociologists on Central America, environment and race we are excited to share the work and resources from presenters as well as the unique resources at Tulane.

This year, we provide participants the opportunity to participate in the institute as a blended synchronous learning cohort from June 14 – 25. The institute will focus on team-building, cross-disciplinary connections and curriculum development.

Synchronous Learning Cohort June 14 – 25, 2021
Registration fee: $15. All synchronous activities occur between 4 – 7 pm CST Monday through Friday.

  • pre-workshop materials and resources sent to your home
  • copy of book of poetry by Jorge Argueta
  • pre-workshop reading assignments (approximately 4-6 hours of coursework)
  • asynchronous lectures by faculty (lectures posted up to two weeks before institute discussion)
  • synchronous class discussion (2 – 3 hours Monday – Friday from 4 pm – 7 pm CST)
  • final reflection paper/pedagogical assignment

NOW REGISTERING FOR THE SYNCHRONOUS LEARNING COHORT Early registration is now open and will end on May 3, 2021. Early registration is $15. Starting May 4 registration will increase to $30. For more information, please email or call 504.865.5164. Space is limited.