Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute

Tulane University

Annual Latin American Library Open House

September 18th, 2009
12:00 - 4:30 PM

Location
Latin American Library, 4th Floor Howard Tilton Memorial Library, Tulane University

Mark your calendars! Please join us on Friday September 18, noon to 4:30pm for the annual Latin American Library Open House to welcome back old friends, greet new faculty and students and provide a general orientation to the Library’s collections and services. Come meet the staff, see a selection of some of the Library’s recent acquisitions, browse our book sale and enjoy some refreshments. We look forward to seeing you there!

For more information, contact:

Hortensia Calvo
Doris Stone Director
The Latin American Library
Tulane University
7001 Freret Street
Phone: 504-865-5681
http://lal.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.

More information coming soon!

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