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Public Health in Cuba Info Session (Lunch Provided!)

February 2nd, 2016
12:00-1:00PM

INFORMATION SESSION for any graduate students interested in the Public Health in Cuba program 2016. Tuesday, February 2nd, 12:00-1:00 in GCHB Conference Room 2212 (downtown)…  read more

Cooking Demonstration and Tasting with chef Adolfo Garcia

November 20th, 2015
7 PM

Delgado Community College Culinary Arts and Tulane Stone Center for Latin American Studies invite you to a night of Caribbean food and culture with chef…  read more

Mortar Board Last Lecture Series featuring Dr. Jana Lipman

November 16th, 2015
7:00-8:00 PM

Please join us to hear Dr. Jana Lipman as she presents the lessons learned from Guatánamo Bay and their bearing on current events, such as…  read more

The Social and Universal Dimensions of the Cuban National Health System

November 10th, 2015
3:30 - 4:30 PM

SPHTM Dean‘€™s Office and the Departmental of Global Community Health and Behavioral Sciences invite you to the following lecture: The Social and Universal Dimensions of…  read more

The American Slave Coast: A History of the Slave-Breeding Industry

November 9th, 2015
6:30 PM

The American Slave Coast: A History of the Slave-Breeding Industry Co-authors Ned and Constance Sublette, in conversation with Gwen Thompkins, host of the radio show…  read more

Social Work Practice in Cuba with Odalys de la Luz González Jubán

October 22nd, 2015
12:00-1:00 PM

Odalys de la Luz González Jubán is a founding member and President of SOCUTRAS (the Society of Social Workers in Health Care) in Cuba. In…  read more

La Habana Vieja: Una ciudad viva (A Talk by Eusebio Leal)

October 15th, 2015
5:30PM

Eusebio Leal Spengler, (Havana, Cuba, 1942), is the historian of the city of Havana, director of the restoration program of Old Havana and its historical…  read more

Racismo vs. socialismo: Un conflicto fuera de lugar (Guest Speaker Robert Zurbano)

October 13th, 2015
6:00PM

“Racism vs. Socialism: A conflict out of place. Mapping the Cuban Racial Debate, Internal Colonialism, and the New Racist Economy” Roberto Zurbano Torres (1965) is…  read more

"La diplomacia del béisbol" A talk by Norberto Codina

September 11th, 2015
4:00PM

Baseball has always been a common shared space between the United States and Cuba, connecting citizens from both countries— not only through the sport and…  read more

Octavia Gallery Presents "Summer in Havana"

July 1st, 2015 - July 25th, 2015

Summer in Havana July 2-25, 2015 This summer, Octavia Art Gallery is pleased to present new works by Cuban based artists. The 2015 installment offers…  read more

Call for Papers: Tropical Exposures Conference

June 8th, 2015 - September 15th, 2015

Tropical Exposures: Photography, Film, and Visual Culture in a Caribbean Frame March 10-12, 2016 Tulane University New Orleans, LA The 2016 Tropical Exposures conference is…  read more

China Cuba: Trajectories of Post- Revolutionary Governance

April 17th, 2015 - April 18th, 2015

China Cuba: Trajectories of Post- Revolutionary Governance Friday, April 17th, 2015 and Saturday April 18th Registration required. Please contact Jimena León at cipr@tulane.edu Description: American…  read more

A Lecture by Michael Shifter: "Shift in U.S.-Cuba Policy: Implications for Hemispheric Relations."

March 17th, 2015
12:30 PM

RSVP required for lecture and luncheon. Please join us for a lecture by Michael Shifter, President of the Inter-American Dialogue, the premier think-tank on Western…  read more

Public Lecture and Open Seminar on Current US-Cuba Relations and Cuba's Environmental Sustainability

March 11th, 2015
3:30PM

“A Historical Perspective on Present Day Transformations in US-Cuba Relations” and “Going Green: Saving the Earth, Environmental Sustainability, and Civil Society in Cuba” Henry Heredia,…  read more

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

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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.