Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Opportunities for Graduate Students

Jenaro Abraham
Political Science
Project: Electoral Guerillas
Research Site: Colombia

Handy Acosta Cuellar
Latin American Studies
Project: Cobreros y Carboneros: Copper Mining and Deforestation in Early Modern Cuba
Research Site: Spain

Sidney Coates
Anthropology
Project: La Corona Project, Belize Valley Archaeological Reconnaissance Project
Research Site: Guatemala and Belize

Amy Crum
Art History
Project: Site or Set: Muralism and Performance in Los Angeles
Research Site: Mexico

Emily Davis-Hale
Anthropology
Project: Belize Valley Archaeological Reconnaissance Project
Research Site: Belize

Travis Fink
Anthropology
Project: Mobility and Migration in the Shiwiar Community of Kapirna on the Lower Bobonaza River of Amazonia Ecuador
Research Site: Ecuador

Megan Flattley
Latin American Studies / Art History
Project: The Influence of Cinematic Montage in Mexican Muralism
Research Site: Mexico

Davette Gadison
Anthropology
Project: Feasibility study of forensic anthropological methodological approaches to extrajudicial violence in El Salvador
Research Site: El Salvador

Rachel Johnson
Anthropology
Project: Exploring Early Social Complexity in the Chavín Hinterlands: the veiew from Canchas Uckro and the Puccha River Valley
Research Site: Peru

Alexander Jurado
Anthropology
Project: Proyecto Arqueológico Tlalancaleca, Puebla
Research Site: Mexico

Ruben Luciano
History
Project: Queering the Trujillato: A Reexamination of Masculinities, Femininities, and Racial Categories in the Dominican Republic From 1930-1961
Research Site: Dominican Republic

Linett Luna Tovar
Latin American Studies
Project: Researching Education Reform in Puerto Rico
Research Site: Puerto Rico

Andrés Meléndez Salgado
City, Culture, Community
Project: The Intersection of Culture, Social Support Networks, and Sense of Community Among Gay Men in Cuba – A Research Exploration
Research Site: Cuba

Sedrick Miles
Latin American Studies
Project: Annotated Bibliography: Working Class Dialogues Among Afro Brazilians and African Americans
Research Site: Brazil

Adriana Obiols
Latin American Studies / Art History
Project: ‘Seguiremos exportando bananas?’: MESóTICA II and the Invention of Central America
Research Site: Costa Rica

Dustin Robertson
City, Culture, Community
Project: Understand Expert Citizens in Bogotá and their Role in Transportation
Research Site: Colombia

Diego Rodríguez de Sepúlveda
History
Project: Municipal power dynamics in the Viceroyalty of Peru: The case of Lima
Research Site: Peru

Karla Rosas
Latin American Studies
Project: Freedom in Shackles: The Criminalization of Latina Immigrants in ‘Alternatives to Detention’ Programs
Research Site: New Orleans

Andrés Vargas Valdes
History
Project: The Inquisition in Cartagena During the Second Half of XVII Century
Research Site: Spain

Rachel Witt
Anthropology
Project: A Bioarchaeological Study of Late Intermediate Period (AD 1100-1450) Child Sacrificial Victims from the Moche Valley, Perú
Research Site: Peru

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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.