Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

History

The Executive Committee of the Stone Center adopted this mission statement in April 1998:

  • The Center comprises a diverse group of scholars representing many disciplines and points of view drawn together by our common interest in Latin America.
  • The Center’s principal purpose is to promote, sustain, and encourage research and teaching of Latin American Studies primarily at Tulane University.
  • The Center for Latin American Studies upholds a very broad definition of Latin America including geographic locations, disciplines, political and ideological perspectives.
  • The Center fosters a community of scholars representing a broad spectrum of ideas, interests, disciplines.
  • The Center has done much to encourage an interdisciplinary approach to Latin American Studies, and provides a model of a true interdisciplinarian spirit.
  • The Center is an integral part of the International Latin American Studies community.
  • The Center educates the university community about the multicultural and multi-faceted importance of Latin America and makes this importance felt in the community at large.
  • The Center initiates or encourages new projects involving Latin America.
  • The Center coordinates the training of students in Latin American Studies.

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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. 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.