Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

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The Latin American Research Consortium was created by the A.B. Freeman School of Business’s Goldring Institute of International Business as a consortium for research on financial markets and business institutions in Latin America with the purpose of promoting research on business institutions in this part of the world. The founding members of this consortium are: Universidad de los Andes, Bogota, Colombia; Universidad de Belgrano, Buenos Aires, Argentina; Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile; IESA, Caracas, Venezuela; INCAE, Costa Rica; and ITESM, Monterrey, Mexico. Recently, Fundação Getulio Vargas, São Paulo, Brazil; ESPOL, Guayaquil, Ecuador; and Universidad Católica Boliviana have been added to the consortium. The initial project of the consortium is to develop a database on Latin America stock markets for the countries represented. These data will provide a resource for the Ph.D. students in the ITESM and Universidad de los Andes program and other scholars who have an interest in studying the financial markets of this part of the world. The scope of the consortium has expanded to include research on human resource management and management strategy.

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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.