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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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Latin American Graduate Oraganization (LAGO) 2018 Conference: Call for Proposals

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The Latin American Graduate Organization will be hosting its 2018 Latin American Studies Conference titled Thinking of the Future: Expanding the possible in the Americas (Pensando en el porvenir: Expandiendo lo posible en las Américas) February 23 – 25, 2018, at Tulane University, in New Orleans, Louisiana.

This year, the conference topic is meant to challenge academics and activists to move beyond critiques and recommendations of how to address modern days issues, and instead articulate a vision of and for the future.

The LAGO Conference welcomes all disciplines and all approaches, as long as the project attempts to grapple with the idea of building something better. This is a Latin American Studies Conference, but creative writers, journalists, artists, performers, organizers, lawyers and healthcare providers as well as graduate students and other academics are welcome. Proposals are accepted in Spanish, Portuguese, Haitian Creole, and English.

Deadlines: Abstracts of papers and projects are due November 25, 2017. Abstracts of papers or project descriptions must not exceed 300 words.

Please contact lago.tulane@gmail.com with questions. For more information, visit the official conference website.