Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute

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Graduate Student Writing Group

December 11th, 2019
2:45 - 4:45 PM

Weekly structured writing sessions for Latin Americanist graduate students in all departments. Students, who arrive with a project and a goal, work in communal silence…  read more

Teaching Cuban Culture & Society: A K-12 Summer Educator Institute in Cuba

June 20th, 2020 - July 4th, 2020

APPLICATION DEADLINE: MARCH 15, 2020 Cost: $3580 Now, in its fifth year, the Stone Center for Latin American Studies and the Cuban and Caribbean Studies…  read more

Graduate Student Writing Group

December 4th, 2019
2:45 - 4:45 PM

Weekly structured writing sessions for Latin Americanist graduate students in all departments. Students, who arrive with a project and a goal, work in communal silence…  read more

2019 17th Annual Tulane University Student Conference on Latin America (TUSCLA/TUCLA)

November 23rd, 2019
8:30 AM - 2:30 PM

The Stone Center’s annual TUSCLA conference is an interdisciplinary student symposium in which seniors from the Latin American Studies undergraduate core seminar, first-year graduate students…  read more

CANCELLED: Café con Alberto Barrera

November 22nd, 2019
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

The Stone Center invites you to Café con Alberto Barrera. This intimate meet and greet will be an opportunity to connect with Barrera, an influential…  read more

Latin American Writers Series: Alberto Barrera Tyszka

November 21st, 2019
5:30 pm

Ecuadorian writer and Tulane Visiting Scholar Gabriela Alemán interviews Venezuelan writer Alberto Barrera Tyszka about his life, interests, and influences. Their discussion will be followed…  read more

Graduate Student Writing Group

November 20th, 2019
2:45 - 4:45 PM

Weekly structured writing sessions for Latin Americanist graduate students in all departments. Students, who arrive with a project and a goal, work in communal silence…  read more

Latin American Writers Series: Martín Fernández (Casa Editorial HUM/Estuario Editora)

November 14th, 2019
5:30 pm

Martín Fernández, editorial director of Casa Editorial HUM and Estuario Editora in Montevideo, Uruguay, presents the houses’ histories, missions, and ongoing projects. His presentation sheds…  read more

Cuban Musician Robertico Carcasses in conversation with Dan Sharp

November 11th, 2019
5:30 PM

One of Cuba’s mos influential musicians and producers, Robertico Carcassés, joins the Chair of Tulane’s Music Department, Dan Sharp, for a live interview about his…  read more

Poetry & Rap Workshop with Cuban Hip-Hop Artist Telmary

November 8th, 2019

Havana “street poet” Telmary Diaz, winner of the 2018 Latin Grammy, is a rap diva extraordinaire. Her fun, funky, outrageous, outspoken, and above all conscious…  read more

Latin American Writers Series: Power Paola

November 7th, 2019
5:30 pm

Ecuadorian author and Tulane Visiting scholar Gabriela Alemán interviews Colombian writer and visual artist Power Paola about her life, interests, and influences. Their discussion will…  read more

Latin American Writers Series: Andrea Palet (Editorial Laurel)--POSTPONED

October 24th, 2019
5:30

Due to the current unrest in Chile, this event has been postponed until further notice. More details coming soon. Editorial Director Andrea Palet presents the…  read more

Screening of Havana, From on High at the New Orleans Film Festival

October 17th, 2019
12:30 PM

The Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute is proud to sponsor two screenings of Havana, From on High at the New Orleans Film Festival. THURS OCT…  read more

Latin American Writers Series: Luis Negron

October 3rd, 2019
5:30

Ecuadorian writer and Tulane Visiting Scholar Gabriela Aleman interviews Puerto Rican writer Luis Negron about his life, interests, and influences. Their discussion will be followed…  read more

Latin American Writers Series Fall 2019 Book Display

September 27th, 2019 - November 22nd, 2019

The Latin American Library has put together a display of books written by authors participating in the Fall 2019 Latin American Writers Series: Luis Negrón,…  read more

Lecture/Screening: Emma Christopher, "The Amistad Mutineers' Countrymen: a Rebellious Caribbean Diaspora"

September 9th, 2019
6:00 pm

Emma Christopher is Associate Professor of History at the The University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia. She is a documentary filmmaker and is…  read more

Explore the Stories and Creatures of Latin America: Pebbles Center collaboration with the Audubon Nature Institute

June 13th, 2019
11:00 AM

Join us as we learn about rainforests and the creatures that live there through books and with the help of special visitors from Audubon Zoo.…  read more

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Graduate Student Writing Group

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Weekly structured writing sessions for Latin Americanist graduate students in all departments. Students, who arrive with a project and a goal, work in communal silence during two 45 minute blocks separated by a 10-minute coffee break. All meetings will be held in the Latin American Library Seminar Room. Co-sponsored by the Stone Center and the Latin American Library.

Teaching Cuban Culture & Society: A K-12 Summer Educator Institute in Cuba

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APPLICATION DEADLINE: MARCH 15, 2020
Cost: $3580

Now, in its fifth year, the Stone Center for Latin American Studies and the Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute at Tulane University are proud to announce the return of our annual two-week summer educator institute exploring the geography, culture and history of Cuba. For an educator, Cuba is rich with lessons to bring into the classroom. This program highlights the important historical and cultural connections between the United States and Cuba. Participants will explore key sites and meet local experts and artists who will provide unique insight for educators who teach such subjects as U.S./Latin American Relations, World Geography, World History, and Spanish among others. Come and visit the site of the historic Bay of Pigs, explore Milton Hershey’s sugar plantation and the Cuban national literacy campaign.

Fill out the online APPLICATION here, due March 15, 2020.

Additional materials needed:
  • Two letters of recommendation (please make sure to have at least one recommendation letter from a colleague at your school) Please email your recommenders the PDF above. They submit via email the complete recommendation letter.
  • Copy of Passport
  • $200 program deposit

THE PROGRAM INCLUDES:

  • Lodging at Casa Vera (double occupancy)
  • At least 1 meal a day (at Casa Vera and on excursions)
  • Transportation to/from airport to residence (if you arrive on time)
  • Medical insurance: Each participant will be covered for the entire program length by a travel health insurance policy.
  • Group tours and excursions, with associated transportation

THE PROGRAM DOES NOT INCLUDE:

  • Airfare to/from the U.S.: approx. $300-$600
  • Visa: $50-$100 depending on airline
  • Checked luggage ($25) + Overweight baggage: This constitutes anything in excess of maximum allowed luggage weight (50lbs), both going and returning from Cuba.
  • Communication: Internet and long distance/international calls
  • Additional meals (1 a day, snacks)
  • Taxi/ground transportation: Participants are responsible for expenses incurred getting around town during free time.
  • Admission to museums, events, etc.: Participants will be responsible for these expenses unless they are part of itinerary.
  • All materials and personal expenditures
  • Loss/Theft Travel Insurance: Please note only travel medical insurance is included in program. If you would like additional coverage (including insurance for loss of baggage, emergency cash transfers, etc.), it is recommended that you purchase additional insurance.

APPLICATION

Please email crcrts@tulane.edu or call 504.865.5164 for additional details.