Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

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The A.B. Freeman School of Business’s Center for Latin American Business Studies serves as a resource for education and research on the economic and corporate environment in Latin America.

Latin American Research Consortium: The Consortium compiles security price data and supports research on Latin American financial markets, as well as on topics of organizational behavior.

Latin American Doctoral Consortium: This Consortium will offer PhD curricula in law and business with the assistance of a consortium of top Latin American professional schools using New Orleans as the hombebase with satellite facilities located in Central America and South America.

Burkenroad Reports for Latin America: The Burkenroad Reports are financial reports on small, medium and less traded companies. This project has started in Louisiana and will be expanded to selected Latin American countries. The project promises to enhance skills and human capital related to financial market research and efficient market operation as well as providing valuable information on local companies to facilitate capital flows in the region.

Tulane has been ranked by the Ford Foundation as the major international studies research institution in the South and one of the top fifteen nationally. Nearly every department of the University has a meaningful research and cooperation program. The Center for Latin American Studies at Tulane is ranked among the top 2 in this model.

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Online Summer Book Group for K-12 Educators

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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. Join us this summer as we discover new stories and books for your classroom.

Register here for $15 (includes all 4 books).

All online Zoom meetings are at 7:00 PM CST.

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Sponsored by the Stone Center for Latin American Studies and AfterCLASS at Tulane University. For more information, please email crcrts@tulane.edu.

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.

While at Tulane, the institute will explore the historic connections between the United States and Central America focusing on indigenous communities and environment while highlighting topics of social justice and environmental conservation. Join us to explore Central America and teaching strategies to implement into the classroom.

Additional details and registration will be available in the late fall 2020. For more information, please email dwolteri@tulane.edu or call 504.865.5164.