Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute

Tulane University

Gabriel Thelus Talk: Jacsonville, Haiti

January 28th, 2011

Tulane School of Medicine Auditorium 1430 Tulane Ave.

Gabriel Thelus will speak about his work in his hometown of Jacsonville Haiti. After attending Virginia Tech and earning his Associate’s Degree in Plant Agriculture, Gabriel returned and has worked tirelessly to improve the education, medical care and quality of life of the people of Jacsonville. Gabriel has partnered with Sante Total to bring sustainable healthcare to the area. The leaders of Sante Total, Alison Smith and Chris Rodgman, will also be on hand to talk about their work. Please join us this Friday at noon in the 1430 Tulane Ave SOM auditorium to hear from this inspirational leader.




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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 with questions. For more information, visit the official conference website.