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Talk by Olga Marta Pérez: El libro en Cuba: cultura, mercado, y otros desafíos

March 18th, 2011
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Olga Marta Pérez is a fiction writer, poet, editor and screenwriter for radio and television in Havana, Cuba. She is a renowned fiction writer of…  read more

Coffee, Culture & Community Development Teacher Workshop

March 17th, 2011
8:30 - 1:30 pm

In collaboration with Vanderbilt University’s Center for Latin American Studies, Institute for Coffee Studies, Tulane University’s Stone Center for Latin American Studies, and the National…  read more

Symposium: Coffee, Culture, & Community Development

March 17th, 2011
3pm-5pm

Coffee, Culture, and Community Development, a public symposium sponsored by the Vanderbilt Institute for Coffee Studies, Stone Center for Latin American Studies at Tulane, and…  read more

Talk by Dr. Valérie Loichot (Emory University): Caribbean Writing Within and Without the Colonial Mouth

March 17th, 2011
4 p.m.

Dr. Valérie Loichot of Emory University will present a talk entitled, “Caribbean Writing Within and Without the Colonial Mouth.” Dr. Loichot is the author of…  read more

Talk by Raquel Fernandez: "Women's Rights and Development"

February 18th, 2011
12 noon

The Tulane Department of Economics’ third guest speaker of the 2011 spring semester is Raquel Fernandez of New York University. In 2010, Professor Fernandez was…  read more

Talk by Martin Munroe (FSU): "Fightin' the future': Rhythm and Creolization in the Circum-Caribbean"

February 14th, 2011
4:30 p.m.

Professor Martin Munroe is from Florida State University and specializes in Francophone Caribbean literature and culture. He is the author of: Shaping and Reshaping the…  read more

Gabriel Thelus Talk: Jacsonville, Haiti

January 28th, 2011
Noon

Gabriel Thelus will speak about his work in his hometown of Jacsonville Haiti. After attending Virginia Tech and earning his Associate’s Degree in Plant Agriculture,…  read more

Senior archaeologist, Mark R. Barnes, discusses outcomes of Spanish-American War at Loyola

January 19th, 2011
7:00 pm

Mark R. Barnes, Ph.D., southeast region senior archaeologist for the National Park Service, will give a talk at Loyola University, New Orleans, “More than a…  read more

Film Screening and Discussion- "Poto Mitan: Haitian Women Pillars of the Global Economy"

November 19th, 2010
7:00 PM, reception to follow

Newcomb Feminist Film Series featuring discussion and reception with filmmaker Mark Schuller Join us for a special screening of Poto Mitan: Haitian Women, Pillars of…  read more

Marc Perry Lecture: "Consuming Blackness"

November 5th, 2010
4:00 PM

Marc Perry, Assistant Professor in Anthropology and ADST, will deliver a lecture titled “Consuming Blackness: Neoliberal Multiculturalism and New Economies of Race in Late Socialist…  read more

Tulane University Study Abroad Fair

October 26th, 2010
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Find out: How you can study, intern, volunteer, and travel abroad What programs are available How financial aid works with study abroad Talk to past…  read more

Celebración Latina

October 16th, 2010
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Our annual family festival typically held in April will now be held at the Audubon Zoo in the fall to mark the end of Hispanic…  read more

UNO Empire and Solidarity in the Americas Conference

October 15th, 2010 - October 16th, 2010

The 2010 Empire and Solidarity Conference explores how different solidarity movements were shaped by, or consciously modeled themselves upon, the Central American solidarity movement of…  read more

A Celebration of the Americas: Carnaval Latino 2010

October 9th, 2010 - October 10th, 2010

The Crescent City’s annual salute to its Hispanic Heritage returns the weekend of October 9th through 10th when the Hispanic-American Musicians and Artists Cultural Association…  read more

Fall 2010 Hora del Cuento

September 25th, 2010 - December 11th, 2010
Saturdays, 11:00
11:00

We invite you to participate, collaborate, and learn about Latin America at the library. All readings are Saturdays at 11:00 am. The recommended age is…  read more

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Celebrate Caribbean culture and heritage during Caribbean Carnival of New Orleans

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Bayou Bacchanal, the original Caribbean Carnival of New Orleans, is back for its 16th annual celebration of Caribbean culture and heritage. Presented by Friends of Culture, Bayou Bacchanal will include two days of Caribbean cuisine, dance, music and celebration.

World Wide Dance
Beginning Friday, November 2 stop by the newly-opened, Algiers based, Haitian restaurant Rendezvous, for World Wide Dance. This late-night dance party begins at 10:00 p.m. and doesn’t end until the final dancer clears the floor. Enjoy live sets by locally and regionally based, Trinidadian DJ Phil and DJ Spice. Admission is $10 in advance and $12 at the door and includes access to the World Wide Dance celebration. A cash bar and bites from Rendezvous will be available for purchase.

Bayou Bacchanal Parade and Party
After an evening of dancing and celebrating, rest up for the annual Bayou Bacchanal Parade on Saturday, November 3. Assembly begins at 11:00 a.m. and the parade takes off at noon from Harrah’s. Parade-goers are welcome to come dressed in traditional carnival attire while engaging, marching and dancing to the beats of Soca music along with Casa Samba throughout the French Quarter. The parade’s final destination will be at North Peters & Mandeville Street where the party will then transition to Crescent Park.

From 2:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. several Dancehall, Soca and Reggae performers will grace the Bayou Bacchanal stage for this daylong festival. Guests can expect live performances by local, national and international artists such as: Soca Artist Preacher, Pan Vibrations, Tigress of Trinidad & Tobago, and Mystic of Trinidad & Tobago.

Beats will be provided by DJ Spice and hosted by Lady Pepper. Authentic Caribbean foods, drinks and special merchandise will be available for purchase. Trini Lisa and Boswell’s will be among the official vendors for Bayou Bacchanal 2018. Fest-goers can expect Caribbean staples such as salt fish, curry goat and roti. Tropical drinks including ginger beer, passionfruit juice and Sorrel will also be available. Guests are also encouraged to dress in tradition Carnival attire for a chance to win a grand prize of $2000.

Admission to the Bayou Bacchanal fest is $15 in advance and $20 at the door. For more information on Bayou Bacchanal or Friend of Culture, visit their onsite information booth during the festival or click here.

Bayou Bacchanal Post Party
Closeout Bayou Bacchanal at Island Flavor Bar and Grill and enjoy tasty Caribbean bites, music and dancing. DJ Ray will be spinning beginning at 11:00 p.m. Celebrate the closing of Bayou Bacchanal with a bang!

Forging a New World: Books & Writing in Early Spanish America, 1492-1821

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On Wednesday, November 14, the Latin American Library at Tulane University will host Dr. Hortensia Calvo, Doris Stone Director of the Latin American Library, for a talk titled, Forging a New World: Books & Writing in Early Spanish America, 1492-1821.

This presentation is part of the Tulane University Women’s Association’s Jane and Herbert Longenecker Lecture Series. The event is dedicated to María García Daly.