Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute

Tulane University

Latin America & Outreach

May 20th, 2010 - May 21st, 2010

Location
Tulane University
New Orleans, LA

A working meeting sponsored by the Stone Center for Latin American Studies and the Consortium of Latin American Studies Programs that aims to highlight five themes of outreach in order to generate discussion, ideas, and a final report on best practices of educational outreach on Latin America. The Latin America & Outreach Meeting will take place at Tulane University’s Stone Center for Latin American Studies in New Orleans, LA on May 20-21, 2010. Schedule can be downloaded here.

Discussion Themes

  • I. Evaluation
  • II. Collaboration
  • III. Standards
  • IV. Non-educational Outreach
  • V. Travel & Outreach

Funded through a Title VI U.S. Department of Education grant, the Consortium of Latin American Studies Programs, and the Stone Center for Latin American Studies, this meeting seeks to bring together veterans and novices in educational outreach in Latin American Studies. The meeting is open to any program or individual interested in the subject matter. Funding is available for travel and lodging. Please check back regularly for details regarding hotel and travel.

In order to be considered for funding, please fill out the attached form and email/fax or send back to the Stone Center. Once approved for funding all applicants will be housed at the Renaissance New Orleans Pere Marquette Hotel [504-525-1111]

Application for Funding
Fax: 504-865-6719
Email: crcrts@tulane.edu
Send:

Stone Center for Latin American Studies
100 Jones Hall
New Orleans, LA 70118

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Celebrate Caribbean culture and heritage during Caribbean Carnival of New Orleans

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Bayou Bacchanal, the original Caribbean Carnival of New Orleans, is back for its 16th annual celebration of Caribbean culture and heritage. Presented by Friends of Culture, Bayou Bacchanal will include two days of Caribbean cuisine, dance, music and celebration.

World Wide Dance
Beginning Friday, November 2 stop by the newly-opened, Algiers based, Haitian restaurant Rendezvous, for World Wide Dance. This late-night dance party begins at 10:00 p.m. and doesn’t end until the final dancer clears the floor. Enjoy live sets by locally and regionally based, Trinidadian DJ Phil and DJ Spice. Admission is $10 in advance and $12 at the door and includes access to the World Wide Dance celebration. A cash bar and bites from Rendezvous will be available for purchase.

Bayou Bacchanal Parade and Party
After an evening of dancing and celebrating, rest up for the annual Bayou Bacchanal Parade on Saturday, November 3. Assembly begins at 11:00 a.m. and the parade takes off at noon from Harrah’s. Parade-goers are welcome to come dressed in traditional carnival attire while engaging, marching and dancing to the beats of Soca music along with Casa Samba throughout the French Quarter. The parade’s final destination will be at North Peters & Mandeville Street where the party will then transition to Crescent Park.

From 2:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. several Dancehall, Soca and Reggae performers will grace the Bayou Bacchanal stage for this daylong festival. Guests can expect live performances by local, national and international artists such as: Soca Artist Preacher, Pan Vibrations, Tigress of Trinidad & Tobago, and Mystic of Trinidad & Tobago.

Beats will be provided by DJ Spice and hosted by Lady Pepper. Authentic Caribbean foods, drinks and special merchandise will be available for purchase. Trini Lisa and Boswell’s will be among the official vendors for Bayou Bacchanal 2018. Fest-goers can expect Caribbean staples such as salt fish, curry goat and roti. Tropical drinks including ginger beer, passionfruit juice and Sorrel will also be available. Guests are also encouraged to dress in tradition Carnival attire for a chance to win a grand prize of $2000.

Admission to the Bayou Bacchanal fest is $15 in advance and $20 at the door. For more information on Bayou Bacchanal or Friend of Culture, visit their onsite information booth during the festival or click here.

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Forging a New World: Books & Writing in Early Spanish America, 1492-1821

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On Wednesday, November 14, the Latin American Library at Tulane University will host Dr. Hortensia Calvo, Doris Stone Director of the Latin American Library, for a talk titled, Forging a New World: Books & Writing in Early Spanish America, 1492-1821.

This presentation is part of the Tulane University Women’s Association’s Jane and Herbert Longenecker Lecture Series. The event is dedicated to María García Daly.