Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute

Tulane University

Eugene Cizek

Professor Emeritus - Architecture

Contact Info
ecizek@tulane.edu

Degrees

  • B.A., Louisiana State University, Architecture, 1964
  • M.A., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, City Planning and Urban Design, 1966
  • Dr. of Science, Delft Technische Hogeschool, City Planning, 1967

Academic Experience

  • Professor, Tulane University, 1970-
  • Assistant Professor, Louisiana State University, 1968-1970
  • Instructor, Louisiana State University, 1967-1968

Research & Teaching Specializations: Historic Preservation; Guatemala

Related Experience

  • Director, Preservation Studies Program, Tulane University, 1996-
  • Director, Bayou-River Road Survey, 1980-
  • Co-Director, Education Through Historic Preservation Program, 1977-
  • Co-Director, Interdisciplinary Doctor of Philosophy Degree Program in Historic Preservation with Department of History, Tulane University, 2002

Distinctions

  • Grant, National Trust for Historic Preservation, 1991-
  • 2nd prize, Charles E. Peterson Prize Competition for the Historic American Buildings Survey, 1995
  • Mellon Fellowship, 1994
  • Merit Award, Vieux Carre Commission, 1993
  • Freedom Foundation Award (with Lloyd Sensat, Jr.), 1993

Languages: Spanish

Selected Publications

  • 1996. “Jackson Square and the World of Baroness Pontalba.” With Lloyd L. Sensat, Jr. Education Through Historic Preservation. 19.
  • 1995. “Madame John’s Legacy in the Vieux Carre and Mary Plantation on the Great River Road.” With Lloyd L. Sensat, Jr. Education Through Historic Preservation. 18.
  • 1994. “Laura: A Creole Plantation and Home of Brer Rabbit.” With Lloyd L. Sensat, Jr. Education Through Historic Preservation. 17.
  • 1993. “Evergreen Plantation and the Great River Road.” With Lloyd L. Sensat, Jr. Education Through Historic Preservation. 16.
  • 1992. “Pitot House on Historic Bayou St. John.” With Lloyd L. Sensat, Jr. Education Through Historic Preservation. 15.

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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.