Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute

Tulane University

Haitian Studies Week at Tulane

October 30th, 2017 - November 3rd, 2017

Haitian Studies Week at Tulane: Monday 30th October to Friday 3rd November, 2018

  • MONDAY 30th October, 2017 at Tulane Law School
    Moving Beyond Aid to Trade & Entrepreneurship : the Case of Haiti
    Prof. Daniel Jean-Louis (Featured in Award Winning Documentary “Poverty Inc.”)
    6:00 pm in Room 110 Weinman Hall
    Reception After Presentation
  • WEDNESDAY 1st November, 2017 at Newcomb Art Museum
    Haitian Art and History at the Dawn of the 21st Century
    A talk with Artist & Curator Edouard Duval-Carrie
    6:00-7:30 p.m. in Stone Auditorium, Woldenberg Art Center
  • THURSDAY 2nd November, 2017 at Stone Center for Latin American Studies
    Haitian Studies in North American Universities: Paths Toward Growth
    Open Roundtable Discussion
    2:00-3:30 p.m. in 100A Jones Hall (Greenleaf Conference Room)
  • THURSDAY 2nd November, 2017 at Tulane School of Architecture
    Historical Preservation in Post-Disaster Communities: Haiti and Beyond
    A talk with Fulbright Scholar in Residence Henry Robert Jolibois
    4:00-5:30 p.m. in Room 204 Richardson Hall
    HSA Presidential Welcome Reception After Presentation
  • FRIDAY 3rd November, 2017 at Xavier University of Louisiana
    Haiti & New Orleans: Making Cultural Connections in the Local Community
    1:45 – 3:00 p.m. in Xavier University Administration Auditorium
    BUS for Tulane Students/Faculty/Staff Leaving Bruff Commons at 1:00 p.m.

For more information please email: africana@tulane.edu.

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

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The Stone Center for Latin American Studies and the Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute at Tulane University are proud to announce a 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.

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