Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Latin American Resource Center

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Educators, welcome to the Stone Center’s educational outreach program called the Latin American Resource Center (LARC). LARC promotes the study of all subject matter relating to Latin America at the K-12, community, and university levels. In order to ensure accurate, integrated content for your classroom, we provide services such as teacher training workshops and conferences, free lending library curricular materials, documentary and feature film series, slide and curriculum publications, faculty and graduate student speakers, and personalized consulting.

Upcoming LARC Events

FALL 2021

  • September 18 – Qué Vola Nola? Bilingual Reading at the Children’s Resource Center – Pebbles Center with Local Author and Artists co-sponsored by the New Orleans Public Library.
  • September 25 – Qué Vola Nola? Bilingual Reading at the Algiers Regional – Pebbles Center with Local Author and Artists co-sponsored by the New Orleans Public Library.

PAST EVENTS

SPRING 2021

FALL 2020

SUMMER 2020

SPRING 2020

K-12 Educator Professional Development Series: Ancient Civilizations in collaboration with the Middle American Research Institute, AfterCLASS, and S.S.NOLA. This series highlights connections of indigenous communities across the Americas over time. Master teachers from the New Orleans area will develop a set of lesson plans based on the series which will be shared online this summer 2020.

See the resources developed below. Also make sure to check out other online activities on our Online Curricula page.

APRILJULY
The Pebbles Collection Virtual Story Time/La hora del cuento virtual hosts weekly bilingual, virtual cuentacuentos or storytime in collaboration with the New Orleans Public Library. Check them out each Thursday afternoon on the NOPL YouTube channel:here or on the Pebbles Center Facebook Page. Each story time features a guest reader affiliated with the Stone Center for Latin American Studies. Explore Latin America online through these virtual, bilingual story times.

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Kaqchikel Language Table

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Join Kaqchikel learners and speakers at all levels to practice your language skills at this bi-monthly conversation table. Participants in the Oct. 28 session will get the chance to read the short story “K’astanik pa k’echelaj”/“Fun in the Forest” alongside its author, Mtra. Magda Sotz (aka Ixkamey).

Click here to read the story.

Link to join: https://tulane.zoom.us/j/93988469399?pwd=bkk3eDIzOEhQVjVEV1ZxTHFDTnJvQT09

This event is co-sponsored by the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies at the University of Kansas.

Kaqchikel Language Table

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Join Kaqchikel learners and speakers at all levels to practice your language skills at this bi-monthly conversation table. Nov. 12 is game day with Mtro. Edy Rene Guaján (aka Lajuj B’atz’)! Come prepared to play along and laugh.

Link to join: https://tulane.zoom.us/j/93988469399?pwd=bkk3eDIzOEhQVjVEV1ZxTHFDTnJvQT09

This event is co-sponsored by the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies at the University of Kansas.

Kaqchikel Language Table

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Join Kaqchikel learners and speakers at all levels to practice your language skills at this bi-monthly conversation table. It’s the holiday season on Dec. 2. Join Mtro. Marco Antonio Guaján (aka Mokchewan) to compare your favorite holiday celebrations.

Link to join: https://tulane.zoom.us/j/93988469399?pwd=bkk3eDIzOEhQVjVEV1ZxTHFDTnJvQT09

This event is co-sponsored by the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies at the University of Kansas.