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Online Latinx Speaker Series

September 17th, 2020 - November 12th, 2020

This speaker series was developed by Professor Caballero as part of her class, Introduction to Latinx Studies. It is designed to share the diversity and…  read more

Latin American Writers Series: Andrea Palet

March 12th, 2020
5:30PM

Editorial Director Andrea Palet presents the history, philosophy, and ongoing projects of Editorial Laurel, a publishing house founded in Santiago, Chile in 2014. Her presentation…  read more

Latin American Writers Series: Damián Cabrera

March 5th, 2020
5:30 PM

Join us for an interview with Damián Cabrera about his life, interests, and influences. The discussion will be followed by an open Q&A. This event…  read more

Latin American Library Work-in-Progress Talk with Greenleaf Fellow Dr. Daniel Party

February 12th, 2020
3:30 PM

Please join the Latin American Library for a work-in progress talk by 2019-2020 Richard E. Greenleaf Fellow Dr. Daniel Party. His presentation, entitled “The Miamization…  read more

Vodú - Voodoo - Vodou: Manifestations of Haitian Religious Practice in Cuba and New Orleans

February 10th, 2020
4:30 PM

The Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute invites you to Vodú – Voodoo – Vodou, a pair of presentations on manifestations of Haitian Religious Practice in…  read more

Lunch with LAGO featuring Ruben Luciano

January 24th, 2020
12 - 2pm

Join the Latin Americanist Graduate Organization (LAGO) on Friday, 1/24 at 12pm for the latest installment of our bi-weekly lunch series. Ruben Luciano is a…  read more

Haitian Artists Showcase at Tulane

January 24th, 2020
4:30 - 6:00 PM

HAITIANOLA and the Stone Center present artists from the Jacmel Arts Center in Jacmel, Haiti. This event will feature live dance as well as a…  read more

FLAS Summer Fellowship Application Deadline: February 14th, 2020

January 22nd, 2020 - February 14th, 2020

The Stone Center for Latin American Studies receives funding from the U.S. Department of Education’s Title VI program for Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS)…  read more

Graduate Student Writing Group

December 11th, 2019
2:45 - 4:45 PM

Weekly structured writing sessions for Latin Americanist graduate students in all departments. Students, who arrive with a project and a goal, work in communal silence…  read more

Graduate Student Writing Group

December 4th, 2019
2:45 - 4:45 PM

Weekly structured writing sessions for Latin Americanist graduate students in all departments. Students, who arrive with a project and a goal, work in communal silence…  read more

2019 17th Annual Tulane University Student Conference on Latin America (TUSCLA/TUCLA)

November 23rd, 2019
8:30 AM - 2:30 PM

The Stone Center’s annual TUSCLA conference is an interdisciplinary student symposium in which seniors from the Latin American Studies undergraduate core seminar, first-year graduate students…  read more

CANCELLED: Café con Alberto Barrera

November 22nd, 2019
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

The Stone Center invites you to Café con Alberto Barrera. This intimate meet and greet will be an opportunity to connect with Barrera, an influential…  read more

Latin American Writers Series: Alberto Barrera Tyszka

November 21st, 2019
5:30 pm

Ecuadorian writer and Tulane Visiting Scholar Gabriela Alemán interviews Venezuelan writer Alberto Barrera Tyszka about his life, interests, and influences. Their discussion will be followed…  read more

Graduate Student Writing Group

November 20th, 2019
2:45 - 4:45 PM

Weekly structured writing sessions for Latin Americanist graduate students in all departments. Students, who arrive with a project and a goal, work in communal silence…  read more

Latin American Writers Series: Martín Fernández (Casa Editorial HUM/Estuario Editora)

November 14th, 2019
5:30 pm

Martín Fernández, editorial director of Casa Editorial HUM and Estuario Editora in Montevideo, Uruguay, presents the houses’ histories, missions, and ongoing projects. His presentation sheds…  read more

Cuban Musician Robertico Carcasses in conversation with Dan Sharp

November 11th, 2019
5:30 PM

One of Cuba’s mos influential musicians and producers, Robertico Carcassés, joins the Chair of Tulane’s Music Department, Dan Sharp, for a live interview about his…  read more

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Online Latinx Speaker Series

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This speaker series was developed by Professor Caballero as part of her class, Introduction to Latinx Studies. It is designed to share the diversity and contributions of the local New Orleans Latinx community. Each speaker shares their perspective on a wide array of important topics relating to community and the city. In order to attend these online events, please REGISTER HERE

  • Thursday, September 17th – Rafael Delgadillo, PhD Candidate at UC-Santa Cruz in Latin American and Latino Studies
  • Thursday, October 1st – Leticia Casilda, Familia Unidas en Acción Familias Unidas en Acción was founded in 2018 with the vision of providing immigrant families in the greater New Orleans area and Louisiana with the resources needed to thrive in a new community without forgetting their own culture and history. We are the only community organization in New Orleans and Louisiana primarily focused on providing shelter and transitional support to recently arrived immigrant families. Our membership is made up of impacted immigrant families who believe that our families and children deserve equal opportunities, respect as human beings, access to their histories and culture, and to be acknowledged as productive members of society.
  • Thursday October 15 – Fermín Ceballos, musician and writer – Fermín Ceballos is a tri-lingual Afro-Dominican songwriter, musician, bandleader, composer, actor, and poet living and creating art in New Orleans, Louisiana. He studied art & music at the Autonomous University of Santo Domingo (UASD) and was a professor of music for the Dominican Republic Secretary of State for Culture National School System. His primary musical instruments are the accordion, guitar, piano, and voice. Fermín continually works on several musical projects in the Gulf South and the US; such as Merengue4-FOUR, a musical project focused on Dominican Music (Bachata & Merengue Típico), Fermín‘€™s Latin Fusion Orchestra performing original salsa inspired compositions, and Fermín Acústico a musical concept based on guitar and voice. With all his projects, he performs original compositions based on his fusion of different sounds and musical rhythms. In 2019, he released his first book of poems in Spanish and English entitled Pisando Mi Sombra (Walking My Shadow).
  • Thursday, October 29th – Christopher Louis Romaguera. Romaguera is Cuban-American writer who lives in New Orleans, Louisiana. He was born in Hialeah, Florida and graduated from Florida International University in Miami, Florida. Romaguera has been published in The Daily Beast, Curbed National, Peauxdunque Review, New Orleans Review, PANK Magazine and other publications. He is a monthly columnist at The Ploughshares Blog. He has an MFA in Creative Writing at the University of New Orleans.
  • Thursday, November 12th TBD

For more information, please contact 504.865.5164.