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Call for Papers: Association of Academic Programs in Latin America and the Caribbean 2018 Conference

July 13th, 2017 - November 24th, 2017

The Association for Academic Programs in Latin America and the Caribbean (AAPLAC) seeks session proposals for its 29th Annual Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana, February…  read more

Cultural Kinship Conference: Presented by the LA Creole Research Association

October 20th, 2017 - October 22nd, 2017

The Louisiana Creole Research Association will host its’ 13th annual conference from October 20-22 in New ORLEANS, LA. The conference will explore the phenomenon of…  read more

Cuban Shorts: Cine Cubano-New Orleans Film Festival

October 14th, 2017 - October 19th, 2017

The Stone Center for Latin American Studies and Tulane University are sponsoring the following screenings for the New Orleans Film Festival, which will run from…  read more

28th Annual New Orleans Film Festival to Feature Latinx Programming

October 11th, 2017 - October 19th, 2017

The 28th Annual New Orleans Film Festival will be held from October 11th to October 19th at participating theaters in the New Orleans area. Born…  read more

Carnaval Latino's Parade of the Americas

September 30th, 2017
6:00 PM

Join us for the 18th annual Carnaval Latino during the weekend of September 30th, 2017. This celebration during National Hispanic Heritage Month will commence with…  read more

The Evolution of African Visuality in Cuban Art: A talk by Raul Ruiz Miyares

September 27th, 2017
5:00 PM

Join Raul Ruiz Miyares for a talk on the African presence in Cuba and its’ influence in regard to its representation in art. During the…  read more

From Cuba to New Orleans

September 26th, 2017 - September 29th, 2017

From Cuba to New Orleans: A series of events celebrating Cuban music featuring internationally acclaimed pianist Alexandre Moutouzkine presented by The Historic New Orleans Collection,…  read more

Fridays at Newcomb: García to present on research in a talk titled "Black Geographies and Colonial Logic in Nineteenth-Century Havana"

September 22nd, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Guadalupe García specializes in colonial Latin America and the Caribbean with an emphasis on Havana. Her research interests include colonial cities, urban governance and legal…  read more

Hispanic Heritage Celebration

September 15th, 2017 - September 16th, 2017

All events are sponsored by NORD Hispanic Heritage Celebration Day 1 Performances, local Latin food, and a Day of the Dead altar September 14, 7:00-9:00pm…  read more

The doctor and his patients talk about AIDS in Cuba a talk by Dr. Jorge Pérez

April 20th, 2017
4 PM

Dr. Jorge Pérez has been at the forefront of Cuba’s response to HIV since the beginning of the epidemic in the 1980s. He has held…  read more

La abolición de "Pies secos, pies mojados" y el futuro de la emigración en Cuba. Una mirada desde la cultura

April 19th, 2017
5:00 PM

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese presents a talk by Alex Fleites titled “La abolición de “Pies secos, pies mojados” y el futuro de la…  read more

Hermes Mallea presenting Great Houses of Havana

April 7th, 2017
6:00 PM

Hermes Mallea presenting Great Houses of Havana: A Century of Cuban Style An insider’s tour of Havana’s exceptional houses built between 1860 and 1960 and…  read more

Michael Skinkus and Moyuba at the Delgado Music Festival

April 1st, 2017

The Stone Center for Latin American Studies at Tulane presents Michael Skinkus with Moyuba at the first annual Delgado Music Festival on Saturday, April 1…  read more

Poverty, Political Theater, and Emancipatory Education in the Caribbean

March 15th, 2017
4:00 - 5:30 PM

Caribbean artist and community organizer Michell Nonó will discuss the role of social practice art in struggles for equality, visibility, and political change. Together Nonó…  read more

Cuba Info Session: Study Abroad 2017

February 6th, 2017
4:00PM

~ FREE king cake, coffee, and cookies! ~ Join us for king cake and learn about our summer and fall academic programs in Havana, Cuba.…  read more

"Dámaso 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

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Cultural Kinship Conference: Presented by the LA Creole Research Association

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The Louisiana Creole Research Association will host its’ 13th annual conference from October 20-22 in New ORLEANS, LA. The conference will explore the phenomenon of Creolization and identity that exists in both the Caribbean and in New Orleans and their common Creole culture. Learn how the influence of the St. Domingue immigrants in New Orleans bolstered that common Creole on the cusp of Americanization following the Louisiana Purchase. Registration for the conference is now open, using the following link.

2017 Conference Schedule

  • Friday, Oct. 20- Annual Members Meeting
    Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities
    938 Lafayette St.
    6PM-9PM
  • Saturday, Oct. 21- Annual Conference
    Xavier University of Louisiana
    1 Drexel Dr., Administration Auditorium
    8AM-4:30PM
  • Sunday, Oct. 22- Laura Plantation Tour & Lunch
    2247 Highway 18, Vacherie 70090
    9AM-2:30PM
  • Sunday, Oct. 22- LAGNIAPPE!
    Xavier University of Louisiana
    2PM

For more details on the 2017 Schedule and Speakers, visit our post on Facebook! To register, become a member, or get extra information, click here.

Call for Papers: Association of Academic Programs in Latin America and the Caribbean 2018 Conference

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The Association for Academic Programs in Latin America and the Caribbean (AAPLAC) seeks session proposals for its 29th Annual Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana, February 21-24, 2018, hosted by the Stone Center for Latin American Studies at Tulane University.

This year’s theme, “Study Abroad: Meeting the Challenges of Cultural Engagement,” includes a variety of paper topics, including:

  • New Orleans after Katrina: The impact of the growing Hispanic population which came to help with rebuilding and has since stayed on
  • Interdisciplinary Institutional Content Assessment: How to best track what students are doing overseas and the benefits for our campuses
  • Global Partnerships through Peer Collaboration: How we can better work with institutions in Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Research Collaborations – U.S.-Latin America: Faculty led/student participation in on-site studies
  • Anglo-Hispanic Challenges: Cross-cultural understanding through experiential learning and study abroad
  • Strategic Partnerships: How we can enhance protocols between our schools in the US and those in Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Strengthening AAPLAC Relationships through Inter-Organization Mentoring: How we can enhance protocols amongst our schools in the US
  • Latina Empowerment: More women on study abroad programs: How we can take advantage of this bond between women of the North and the South
  • Rethinking Mobility: How is the student’s identity compromised/enhanced abroad?
  • Community-Based Partnerships: How students can learn as they engage with local communities in working type environments
  • Crossing Borders: The eternal quest for a global space as students interact with the other
  • Global Xenophobia on the Rise of Brexit/Trump? What is our role?
  • Cuba: Future U.S. Relations – Impact on Study Abroad

Please visit the Call For Papers web page to download the proposal template, timeline, and more information about the conference.

For questions, please contact Laura Wise Person at 862-8629 or lwise1_at_tulane.edu.