Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute

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¡Mesa de conversación! Speak Spanish

September 30th, 2009 - April 22nd, 2010
Wednesdays & Thursdays, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (W) - 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM (R)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (W) - 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM (R)

Want to practice your Spanish? Want to help others improve their Spanish? Come eat lunch and speak Spanish every Wednesday and Thurdsay in the LBC.…  read more

Annual Latin American Library Open House

September 18th, 2009
12:00 - 4:30 PM

Mark your calendars! Please join us on Friday September 18, noon to 4:30pm for the annual Latin American Library Open House to welcome back old…  read more

Lecture by Tulane Reading Project featured author Junot Díaz

August 31st, 2009
7:00 - 8:30 PM

Junot Díaz will give a lecture and discussion of his Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao. Sponsored by: Reading Project with…  read more

[CANCELLED] Graduate Student Writing Group

November 30th, 1899

ALL REMAINING SESSIONS OF THE GRADUATE WRITING GROUP HAVE BEEN CANCELLED Due to concerns surrounding coronavirus, this event has been cancelled until further notice. We…  read more

[CANCELLED] Latin American Writers Series: Rodrigo Fuentes

November 30th, 1899

CANCELLED: Due to concerns surrounding coronavirus, this event has been cancelled until further notice. We will attempt reschedule it, most likely during the Fall semester.…  read more

[CANCELLED] Latin American Writers Series: Dolores Reyes

November 30th, 1899

CANCELLED: Due to concerns surrounding coronavirus, this event has been cancelled until further notice. We will attempt reschedule it, most likely during the Fall semester.…  read more

[CANCELLED] Talking Shop: Latin American Writers on the Creative Process

November 30th, 1899

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED The New Orleans Book Festival at Tulane University has canceled its inaugural event for 2020, citing concerns over the Coronavirus…  read more

[CANCELLED] Architect Hermes Mallea presents "Havana Living Today: Cuban Home Style Now"

CANCELLED: Due to concerns surrounding coronavirus, this event has been cancelled until further notice. We will attempt reschedule it, most likely during the Fall semester.…  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.