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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

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

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 “Pedro 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

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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.