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Read Across the Americas Summer Program at the Children's Resource Center

June 1st, 2019 - July 20th, 2019
Every first and thrid Saturday , 10:30 AM
10:30 AM

Join us every first and third Saturday at 10:30 am for a bilingual storytime for kids ages 2 – 10. The program is part of…  read more

Read Across the Americas Summer Program at the Algiers Regional Branch

June 5th, 2019 - July 31st, 2019
Every Wednesday at 10:30 AM

Join us every Wednesday at 10:30 am for a bilingual storytime for kids ages 2 – 10. The program is part of an initiative between…  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

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

June 22nd, 2019 - July 6th, 2019

APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED: MARCH 29, 2019 Cost: $3300 Now, in its fifth year, the Stone Center for Latin American Studies and the Cuban and Caribbean…  read more

Latin American Library Greenleaf Fellow Lirio Gutiérrez Rivera to present research on violence and migration of Hondurans

May 20th, 2019
3:00 - 5:00 PM

Please join the Latin American Library in welcoming Lirio Gutiérrez Rivera, a 2018-2019 LAL Richard E. Greenleaf scholar, who will be giving a work-in-progress talk…  read more

Pre-show panel: The Cuban-American Condition

April 6th, 2019
6:45 pm (before the 7:30 pm performance of "Azul")

The Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute and Southern Rep Theatre will be hosting a pre-show panel with members of the faculty and student body of…  read more

A Conversation with Cuban Music Artist CimaFunk

April 5th, 2019
4:30 PM

Cimafunk is the most unique emerging artist from Cuba’s alternative music scene. A singer, composer, and producer, his music is a fusion of American funk,…  read more

Workshop on Latinx literature and creative writing with Cuban-American playwright Christina Quintana

March 14th, 2019
4:00 PM

Join the Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute at Tulane University in welcoming Cuban-American playwright Christina Quintana, who will be hosting a workshop on Latinx literature…  read more

Workshop and panel discussion of Azul at the Southern Rep Theatre

March 13th, 2019 - April 6th, 2019

The Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute at Tulane University, in collaboration with the Southern Rep Theatre, are proud to announce two events in celebration of…  read more

In Celebration of Black History Month and Carnaval: African and indigenous presence in Boricua culture

February 22nd, 2019
2:00 - 3:00 PM

In celebration of Black History Month, the New Orleans Jazz Museum is proud to kick off Mardi Gras Mambo with a lecture by curatorial assistant…  read more

The Liberace of Lucha Libre: An Evening with American-born Mexican luchador Cassandro

February 20th, 2019
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join the New Orleans Center for the Gulf South, the Newcomb Art Museum, Amigos de los Amigos, and krewedelusion in welcoming American-born Mexican luchador Saúl…  read more

Prytania Theatre to premiere documentary Out of Chaos: An Artist's Journey in Haiti

February 16th, 2019
1:45 PM

The New Orleans Film Society, in collaboration with the Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute and Stone Center for Latin American Studies, is proud to announce…  read more

City, Community, and Culture Symposium VOICES

February 15th, 2019
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The City, Culture, and Community (CCC) Annual Graduate Symposium will be held on February 15, 2019. The 2019 symposium, VOICES: Visibility, Orientation, Identity, Creativity, Environment,…  read more

16th Annual Tulane Maya Symposium: The Ancient Maya and Collapse

February 14th, 2019 - February 17th, 2019

The Middle American Research Institute, in collaboration with Tulane’s Stone Center for Latin American Studies, New Orleans Museum of Art, and Mexican Consulate in New…  read more

In the Shadows of Slavery and Colonialism: A Symposium on Intersectionality and the Law

February 8th, 2019
8:30 AM - 2:45 PM

The Tulane and New Orleans communities are invited to join the Newcomb College Institute (NCI) for a day-long symposium In the Shadows of Slavery and…  read more

Black History Month Special Program: Public poetry reading of O Navio Negreiro, The Slave Ship

February 1st, 2019
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The Brazilian Studies and the Portuguese Language Program at Tulane University will host a public poetry reading of O Navio Negreiro, The Slave Ship as…  read more

Annual LAGO Conference and Keynote Address: Discourses and Processes of Hybridity in Latin America

February 1st, 2019 - February 3rd, 2019

Join the Latin Americanist Graduate Organization (LAGO) for their annual conference from Friday, February 1 – Sunday, February 3. This year’s conference, Entanglement and the…  read more

Call for papers for the Tulane Foreign Language Symposium: Innovative and Integrative Uses of Technology

February 1st, 2019

The Tulane University Language Learning Center and the School of Liberal Arts invites foreign language instructors to submit abstracts for the 2019 Foreign Language Symposium:…  read more

Stone Center for Latin American Studies to host 11th annual Workshop on Field Research Methods

January 26th, 2019
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Join us at the Stone Center for Latin American Studies for the 11th Annual Weekend Workshop on Field Research Methods on Saturday, January 26, 2019.…  read more

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

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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. This program is part of the Pebbles Center series of programs on Latin America. It will incorporate S.T.E.A.M. [Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math] activities and highlight the importance of the arts. Participants will meet several animals native to Central and South America with Audubon’s Zoomobile. We will discuss their ecosystems and the challenges they face then learn how art can help conservation. A summer reading list provided by the Pebbles Center will explore the diverse geography of Latin America. If readers read all books by the end of the Summer Reading Program, they will be presented with an honorable award during the annual Celebración Latina at the Zoo this Fall 2019.

Sponsored by the Audubon Nature Institute and Tulane University’s Stone Center for Latin American Studies.

Photo credit: Macaw, the Audubon Nature Institute

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

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APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED: MARCH 29, 2019
Cost: $3300

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 hear firsthand about the Cuban national literacy campaign from the teachers themselves. In collaboration with The Hershey Story, The Museum on Chocolate Avenue.

Fill out the online APPLICATION here, due March 29, 2019. In addition, supplemental materials are also needed by March 29th in order for application to be considered complete.

Applicants also have the option to fill out and submit an Adobe PDF version of the APPLICATION. Please submit this application and the supplemental materials via email to crcrts@tulane.edu by March 29th, 2019.

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
  • Sample lesson plan
  • $500 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 Miami: 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 DEADLINE: MARCH 29, 2019

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

Read Across the Americas Summer Program at the Children's Resource Center

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Join us every first and third Saturday at 10:30 am for a bilingual storytime for kids ages 2 – 10. The program is part of an initiative between Tulane University’s Stone Center for Latin American Studies and the New Orleans Public Library called the Pebbles Center.

DATES AND TIMES

Saturday, June 1
10:30 AM

Saturday, June 15
10:30 AM

Saturday, July 6
10:30 AM

Saturday, July 20
10:30 AM

Read Across the Americas Summer Program at the Algiers Regional Branch

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Join us every Wednesday at 10:30 am for a bilingual storytime for kids ages 2 – 10. The program is part of an initiative between Tulane University’s Stone Center for Latin American Studies and the New Orleans Public Library called the Pebbles Center. This summer we will explore the environment and diverse geography of Latin America. Bring your favorite jungle animal and be prepared to learn some Spanish as we embark on an adventure through the Americas. This program provides a reading list of recommended titles for all ages to explore Latin America on your own this summer. If you read all books, you will be eligible for a special award offered during Hispanic Heritage month at the annual Celebración Latina held at the Audubon Zoo.

DATES AND TIMES

Wednesday, June 5
10:30 AM

Wednesday, June 12
10:30 AM

Wednesday, June 19
10:30 AM

Wednesday, June 26
10:30 AM

Wednesday, July 3
10:30 AM

Wednesday, July 10
10:30 AM

Wednesday, July 17
10:30 AM

Wednesday, July 24
10:30 AM

Wednesday, July 31
10:30 AM