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José Javier Toro Lecture

March 26th, 2012
6:00 PM

José Javier Toro, founder of Toro Ferrer Arquitectos and professor at the University of Puerto Rico School of Arquitecture, will be giving a lecture on…  read more

Direct from Cuba: Interactivo Concert & Lecture

March 24th, 2012 - March 26th, 2012
4:00 PM

On March 24, Cuba’s visionary all-star novísima trova band, Interactivo, will make their first appearance ever in the United States at the Congo Square Rhythms…  read more

Spring Break Study Abroad in Cuba for Architecture Students

March 10th, 2012 - March 17th, 2012

This is a special event for Architecture students only. For any additional information please contact Natalia Porto at nporto@tulane.edu.  read more

Cine Cubano: Historia, Historiografía y Nuevas Technología

February 7th, 2012
5:00 PM

CINE CUBANO: HISTORIA, HISTORIOGRAFÍA Y NUEVAS TECNOLOGÍAS Cuban Cinema: History, Historiography and New Technologies In Spanish with simultaneous translation. Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute is…  read more

Artfully Aware with Cuban Painter Pedro Pablo Mendizabal

February 3rd, 2012
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Friday, February 3 from 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm at New Orleans Museum of Art The exhibition which is hosted by Artfully Aware in partnership…  read more

Richard E. Greenleaf Memorial

January 18th, 2012
4:00 PM

On January 18, 2012, Tulane University will hold a memorial in honor of Richard E. Greenleaf, former Director of the Stone Center for Latin American…  read more

Bruno Bosteels Talk: "The Spectator of Emancipation: Memories of Underdevelopment Revisited"

December 5th, 2011
5:00 PM

Bruno Bosteels is Professor of Romance Studies at Cornell University. He is the author of many books published in the US with presses such as…  read more

The Update of the "Cuban Model" and the Stalemate in US-Cuban Relations, and Cuba in the Current Hemispheric Geopolitical Context

December 1st, 2011
4:00 PM

The Update of the “Cuban Model” and the Stalemate in US-Cuban Relations by Raúl Rodríguez and Cuba in the Current Hemispheric Geopolitical Context by Jorge…  read more

Urban Challenges, Havana in the 2010s

November 29th, 2011
4:00 PM

Talk by Cuban architect, urban designer and critic Mario Coyula-Cowley. About the talk: Pre-revolutionary Havana was a city that wanted to be European and white,…  read more

OBSESIÓN: Hip Hop from Cuba

November 3rd, 2011 - November 5th, 2011

OBSESIÓN is a pioneering Cuban hip hop group formed 1996 who, among the most preeminent of Cuba’s rap artists, have long played a leading role…  read more

Application Deadline, February 17: Summer in Cuba Program

November 1st, 2011 - February 17th, 2012

The application for the Summer in Cuba Program, “Havana and Beyond: Language, Culture and Society”, is due February 17, 2012. The 4-week program in Cuba,…  read more

Celebración Latina!

October 15th, 2011
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Stone Center for Latin American Studies’ annual Celebración Latina is back at the Zoo’s Capital One Stage and Field and will offer a true…  read more

Positioning New Orleans for Cuba Travel & Potential Business Opportunities

June 22nd, 2011
3:00 pm

The Center for International Policy, Washington D.C., in collaboration with the Port of New Orleans, New Orleans International Airport, Cuba Travel-USA, and the Cuban and…  read more

Gilbert Chase Memorial Annual Lecture in Latin American Music: Habana Blues and the Construction of Diasporic Cubanía

April 12th, 2011
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

The Seventh Gilbert Chase Memorial Lecture in Latin American Music will be given by Susan R. Thomas. She will present on the topic “Habana Blues…  read more

Preservation Matters 2011

April 9th, 2011
8:30am-5pm

What can we learn from past and present preservation efforts in Latin America? What does the future hold for historic urban areas in our part…  read more

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Film Screening: El Súper with filmmaker Iván Acosta

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The 1979 film version of Cuban filmmaker Ivan Acosta’s award-winning play El Súper, which gained critical and international success for its depiction of exiled Cubans in New York City, will be screened. Mr. Acosta will be in attendance and a discussion in English will follow. Iván Acosta is a playwright, filmmaker, and creative director originally from Santiago de Cuba, now in New York City. His creative endeavors include documentaries, plays, films, and books, and he’s served as writer, director, and producer, among other roles.

A small reception will follow the screening. Seating may be limited. Admission is free and open to the public. For questions email ccsi@tulane.edu.

For further reading visit: https://www.nytimes.com/1979/04/29/archives/the-screen-el-super-a-cubanamerican-tale-the-cast.html


Collaborators of these events with the New Orleans Hispanic Heritage Foundation and Tulane’s Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute include Beatriz Ball, the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Louisiana, the Newcomb Art Museum, Park View Historic Hotel, and St. Mary’s Dominican High School.

Iván Acosta book presentation: With A Cuban Song in the Heart / Con Una Canción Cubana en el Corazón

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Iván Acosta will present his memoir, With a Cuban Song in the Heart/ Con Una Canción Cubana en el Corazón, published by Un-Gyve Press, 2017. At this event, Mr. Acosta will incorporate his favorite Cuban songs in a musical and historical journey. His book features artwork from 280 album covers in his private collection and weaves a rich narrative combining real life experiences from his childhood in Santiago, Cuba along with tidbits of local lore and historical references. His favorite songs will be performed by local performers during the presentation.
This fascinating presentation, starting at 6:00PM, will be held at Tulane University in the Freeman Auditorium of the Newcomb Art Building (in Newcomb Circle) New Orleans, LA, 70118. A book signing and reception will follow on Woodward Way, right outside the Freeman Auditorium and in the Newcomb Art Museum. The book will be available for purchase for $60.00.

This event is free and open to the public. For questions email ccsi@tulane.edu.

For further reading visit: https://www.nytimes.com/2001/08/16/nyregion/public-lives-cuba-on-his-mind-the-dual-life-of-an-artist-exile.html


Collaborators of these events with the New Orleans Hispanic Heritage Foundation and Tulane’s Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute include Beatriz Ball, the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Louisiana, the Newcomb Art Museum, Park View Historic Hotel, and St. Mary’s Dominican High School.

Celebración Latina at the Audubon Zoo

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In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, please join us at the Audubon Zoo for the 2018 Celebración Latina family festival to explore and celebrate the rich diversity of Latin America. Celebración Latina, presented by Pan-American Life Insurance Group, will be held at the Zoo’s Capital One Stage and Field. It will offer a true taste of the Latin American culture with live music, children’s activities, and authentic Latin cuisine prepared and sold by local restaurants. Local artisans will sell hand crafts, and local social service, health, and education organizations will offer wellness, education, and social service information.

Celebración Latina is included with Zoo admission or Audubon membership. No outside food, beverages, or tents allowed. Portable chairs and blankets are welcomed.

Don’t forget to check out photos from past celebrations!

For more information, please visit the Audubon Zoo website.

Celebración Latina is sponsored in part by the Stone Center for Latin American Studies and Ron Austin & Associates.

Carnaval Latino and Parade of the Americas

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Join us for the 19th annual Carnaval Latino festival in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month from October 13 – 15, 2018.

The Hispanic culture has thrived in New Orleans for almost 300 years, and Spanish influence can be seen all over the city. To celebrate the best of Latin culture, the 19th annual Carnaval Latino returns to the downtown area.

The Hispanic American Musicians and Artists Cultural Association hosts the festival to celebrate the music, food, art and culture of Latin America. Numerous musicians, both locally and from overseas, perform to honor the rich Spanish heritage in New Orleans.

In addition to live music and fantastic food, the Krewe of Quetzal will kick off the celebration with a New Orleans style parade, Desfile de Las Americas, or Parade of the Americas, on Saturday, October 13th. See the Hispanic community ride in elaborate costumes, throwing souvenirs to the crowds. After the parade, festival goers will then enjoy Latin music, art, food and drink, during Carnaval Latino’s festival at Generations Hall in the Warehouse District.

For more information on the festival and parade, visit Carnaval Latino’s official website.