Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University


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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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.

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