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'€œDámaso Pérez Prado, the king of Mambo: controversies of his life and work'€ a talk by Ulises Rodríguez Febles

January 30th, 2017
5:00 PM

Given in Spanish. Rodríguez Febles will talk about the creator of the Mambo and his influences. He will focus on his most important mambos from…  read more

Concert Piano Series featuring Jorge Luis Prats

January 25th, 2017
8:00 PM

The Tulane Department of Music presents a free concert by Cuban pianist Jorge Luis Prats. Prats has studied piano since 1963 under Barbara Díaz Alea.…  read more

Transformation in the Cuban Health System, 2010-2015

December 1st, 2016
4:00 - 5:30 PM

Dr. Pedro Más-Bermejo, a Senior Research Scientist at the Tropical Medicine Institute ‘€œPedro Kourí” will present a talk “Transformation in the Cuban Health System, 2010-2015.”…  read more

Cuban Animation Film Screening

November 14th, 2016
5:30PM

Tulane Univesrity is welcoming award-winning young Cuban animators to show their work! Fresh from the Muesta Joven film festival in Havana, members of two of…  read more

Vodú Chic: Cuba'€™s Haitian Heritage, the Folkloric Imaginary, and the State

October 21st, 2016
4:00 PM

The Department of Anthropology and Tulane Anthropology Student Association present a lecture by Dr. Grete Viddal, Zemurray-Stone Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow at the Stone Center for…  read more

Latin American Cinema Series

October 1st, 2016 - October 2nd, 2016

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Stone Center for Latin American Studies is collaborating with The Broad Theater to present the 1st Annual Latin…  read more

"Dialogo con mi abuela" : A film by Gloria Rolando

September 22nd, 2016
5:30PM

Please join us for a special screening of the film, Dialogo con mi abuela (Dialogue with my grandmother) [2015, 40min], followed by a Q&A session…  read more

"La familia santiagüera: problemas estructurales y vida cotidiana"

September 15th, 2016
4:30PM

Please join us for a talk by María Eugenia Espronceda Amor entitled “La familia santiagüera: problemas estructurales y vida cotidiana.” The talk will be given…  read more

Doing Business in Cuba Summit

June 22nd, 2016
9:00AM to 3:00PM

“Doing Business in Cuba” is a one-day summit about doing business in Cuba. Speakers include leaders in Cuba’s corporate, banking and international trade industries; infrastructure…  read more

Artist Talk: Tania Bruguera

May 7th, 2016
11:00AM

Pelican Bomb, in partnership with the Newcomb Art Museum and the Cuban & Caribbean Studies Institute at Tulane University, hosts a talk with internationally renowned…  read more

Comparative Slave Law in the Americas

April 14th, 2016
6:00 PM

Ariela Gross, John B. and Alice R. Sharp Professor of Law and History and Co-Director of the Center for Law History and Culture, University of…  read more

To Stand Like Saint Domingo: Caribbean Networks of Rebellion in the Age of Revolution

April 5th, 2016
6:00 PM

The last talk in the series of Slave Rebellions Lecture Series is by Dr. Michele Reid-Vazquez, Assistant Professor of Africana Studies at the University of…  read more

Tropical Exposures: Photography, Film, and Visual Culture in a Caribbean Frame

March 10th, 2016 - March 12th, 2016

Tropical Exposures: Photography, Film, and Visual Culture in a Caribbean Frame March 10-12, 2016 Tulane University New Orleans, LA PLEASE SEE CONFERENCE SCHEDULE BELOW –…  read more

Memorial ACTe: Presentation and Discussion with Jacques Martiel

February 25th, 2016
4:00 PM

Memorial ACTe, located in Pointe-A-Pitre, Guadeloupe, is dedicated to the collective memory of slavery and trafficking of African peoples to Guadeloupe and to Caribbean tracing…  read more

Tulane SUMMER Study Abroad Fair 2016

February 15th, 2016
1:00PM

The Office of Study Abroad at Tulane University is hosting a Summer Study Abroad Fair in the LBC Qatar Ballroom on Monday, February 15, from…  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.