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A Talk by David A. Duckenfield: "Charting a New Course on Cuba."

February 25th, 2015
11:00 AM

“Charting a New Course on Cuba,” a talk by David A. Duckenfield, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Outreach, Us Department of State. The presentation is on…  read more

12/17 in the history of Cuban-US Relations: Causes, Results, Repercussions

February 20th, 2015
4 PM

Dr. Carlos Alzugaray Treto, of the Asociación de Escritores, Unión de Escritores y Artistas de Cuba (UNEAC) and Consejo Editorial Revista Temas, will present a…  read more

Public Health in Cuba 2015 Info Session

February 19th, 2015
12:00PM-1:00PM

Join us for an information session on the Public Health in Cuba 2015 program. Thursday, February 19 12:00-1:00PM Room 1903, Tidewater Building Applications are available…  read more

Mesa Redonda/Round Table Discussion: U.S.-Cuba Relations

January 30th, 2015
4:30pm

¡Viva Cuba! Now what? The Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute presents a round table discussion on the restoration of diplomatic relations between the U.S. and…  read more

An Evening With Two Francophone-Creolophone Authors

November 3rd, 2014
4:15 pm to 6:00 pm

From 1492 when Christopher Columbus landed on Quisqueya Island, to the period 1791-1804,which marked the emergence and manifestation of self-consciousness by African bondsmen who revolted…  read more

Guantánamo: Cuban and Haitian Refugee Stories

October 30th, 2014
6:00PM

Guantánamo: Cuban and Haitian Refugee Stories Guest speakers: Holly Ackerman, Duke University, author of The Cuban Balseros: Voyage of Uncertainty Aurora de Armendi, Artist, Parsons…  read more

"Oye Tu: A Reading of Fiction About Cubans" a talk by Cecilia Rodriguez Milanes

October 28th, 2014
12:30-1:30 PM

The lecture title is “Oye Tú: A Reading of Fiction about Cubans.” The talk is open to the public as well as the Tulane community.…  read more

2014 Tulane University Study Abroad Fair

October 22nd, 2014
2:00-5:00PM

The Office of Study Abroad is hosting the annual Study Abroad Fair on Wednesday, October 22nd from 2:00-5:00PM in the LBC Qatar Ballroom. The Stone…  read more

Angola and Guantánamo: Art and Incarceration

October 16th, 2014
6:00PM

Angola and Guantánamo: Art and Incarceration Guest speakers: Katrina Andry, printmaker Edmund Clark, photographer Deborah Luster, photographer Esther Whitfield, Brown University This event brings together…  read more

Guantánamo Post-9/11: Human Rights & Constitutional Law in Modern America

September 18th, 2014
6:00PM

Guantánamo Post-9/11: Human Rights & Constitutional Law in Modern America Guest speakers: Jess Bravin: Wall Street Journal, author of Terror Courts: Rough Justice at Guantánamo…  read more

Alexey Martí & Urban Minds Latin Jazz Concert

September 18th, 2014
Sets at 8 pm and 10 pm

The CubaNOLA Arts Collective Presents- Alexey Martí & Urban Minds as a part of this month’s Latin Jazz concert series. Alexey Martí is a powerful…  read more

Performance by Afro-Cuban band Sintesis

September 12th, 2014
7:00PM

The Cuban and Caribbean Institute presents: Sintesis Afro-Cuban group Sintesis, founded in 1974 by Carlos Alfonso Valdes, is one of Cuba’s musical emblems. The contemporary…  read more

The Guantánamo Public Memory Project

September 2nd, 2014 - November 26th, 2014

The Guantánamo Public Memory Project seeks to build public awareness of the long history of the US naval station at Guantánamo, Bay, Cuba, and foster…  read more

The Guantánamo Public Memory Project

September 2nd, 2014 - October 30th, 2014

The Guantánamo Public Memory Project is a traveling exhibit that examines the history of the U.S. naval base in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, from multiple perspectives…  read more

Welcome Reception for Stone Center and CIPR Post-Docs

August 20th, 2014
4:30pm

The Stone Center and the Center for Inter-American Policy and Research cordially invite you to a reception to welcome the 2014-2015 Post-Doctoral Fellows: Susan Bridle…  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.