Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

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Tulane University’s Stone Center for Latin American Studies is one of the world’s premier programs for the study of Latin America and the Caribbean. From its foundation in 1834, Tulane University has pursued a mission of advancing progressive and cutting-edge study and research in Latin America. Our core faculty of seventy Latin Americanists represents the largest contingent of faculty associated with any department or program at the University.

Departments and Programs with particular strength in Latin Americanist professors include: African Diaspora Studies, Anthropology, Applied Development, Architecture, Art History, Brazilian Studies, Business, Communication, Cuban Studies, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Environmental Studies, Geology, History, Law, Music, Political Science, Preservation Studies, Public Health & Tropical Medicine, Sociology, Spanish & Portuguese, and Theatre & Dance

In addition to the many core and affiliated Latin Americanist faculty at the University, Tulane regularly has distinguished visiting professors who specialize in Latin America in a variety of fields.

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Central America: People and the Environment Asynchronous Institute

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Register now for the ASYNCHRONOUS COURSE which opens up in July
Please note, the synchronous blended institute taking place June 14 – 25 is no longer accepting registrants.

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.

YOU MAY REGISTER FOR THE ASYNCHRONOUS COURSE WHICH OPENS UP IN JULY

NOW REGISTERING FOR THE ASYNCHRONOUS INSTITUTE For more information, please email dwolteri@tulane.edu or call 504.865.5164. Space is limited.