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Roots of Immigration K-12 Teacher Workshop

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 - 16:00

Explore the roots of immigration in this important and timely professional development workshop for teachers of grades 6-12. This workshop will provide participants with the resources and important tools to teach about immigration and discover strategies to increase inclusivity and enhance teaching on the topic. This workshop will incorporate the first-hand experiences of immigration lawyers currently working with families in deportation centers, historians and education faculty.

Roots of Immigration

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 - 16:00

Explore the roots of immigration in this important and timely professional development workshop for teachers of grades 6-12. This workshop will provide participants with the resources and important tools to teach about immigration and discover strategies to increase inclusivity and enhance teaching on the topic. This workshop will incorporate the first-hand experiences of immigration lawyers currently working with families in deportation centers, historians and education faculty.

Latin American Writers Series: Andrea Palet (Editorial Laurel)--POSTPONED

Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 17:30

Due to the current unrest in Chile, this event has been postponed until further notice. Please continue to monitor the Stone Center website for rescheduling information. 
Editorial Director Andrea Palet presents the history, philosophy, and ongoing projects of Editorial Laurel, a publishing house founded in Santiago, Chile in 2014. Her presentation sheds light on the changing landscape of literature in the Americas today. It will be followed by a reception. **This event will be held in Spanish.** 
About the Latin American Writers Series

Latin American Writers Series: Alberto Barrera Tyszka

Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 17:30

Ecuadorian writer and Tulane Visiting Scholar Gabriela Alemán interviews Venezuelan writer Alberto Barrera Tyszka about his life, interests, and influences. Their discussion will be followed by an open Q&A and an informal reception. **This event will be held in Spanish.**
About the Latin American Writers Series

Latin American Writers Series: Martín Fernández (Casa Editorial HUM/Estuario Editora)

Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 17:30

Martín Fernández, editorial director of Casa Editorial HUM and Estuario Editora in Montevideo, Uruguay, presents the houses' histories, missions, and ongoing projects. His presentation sheds light on the changing landscape of literature in the Americas today. It will be followed by an informal reception. **This event will be held in Spanish.**
About the Latin American Writers Series

Latin American Writers Series: Power Paola

Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 17:30

Ecuadorian author and Tulane Visiting scholar Gabriela Alemán interviews Colombian writer and visual artist Power Paola about her life, interests, and influences. Their discussion will be followed by an open Q&A and an informal reception. **This event will be held in Spanish.**
About the Latin American Writers Series

Fake News has a Mode of Truth

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 17:30

On the night that determined Brazil’s 2018 elections, the new president-elect Jair Bolsonaro gave two speeches. First, he did a video ‘live’ for his followers on Facebook, where he spoke in defense of God and family, and against the corporate news media, and the political left. Streaming ended, he went outside to the waiting journalists. There, he promised open markets and that he would respect the Constitution. The split paralleled that of the campaign itself, much of which took place on social media.

Publishing in Puerto Rico After Hurricane María

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 17:30

Mayda Colón and Zayra Taranto, founders of Trabalis Editores, will speak about their singular approach to publishing in Puerto Rico (they own their own printing press and use the royalties ceded by their world renown authors to publish new writers). In the aftermath of Hurricane María they organized several readings and published a series of books of historical importance (Bitácora de una transmisión radial, transcripciones de una histórica transmisión radial durante el Huracán María desde Wapa radio, Sandra Rodríguez Cotto; Huracanada, Mayra Santos-Febres, amongst others).

Diderot and the Art of Thinking Freely

Friday, April 5, 2019 - 12:00

Andrew S. Curran
William Armstrong Professor of the Humanities
Wesleyan University
Book Presentation:
“Diderot and the Art of Thinking Freely”
Friday, April 5, 2019, 12:00 noon
Greenleaf Conference Room, Jones Hall, Room 100A
Sponsors:
School of Liberal Arts Center for Scholars
Kathryn B. Gore Chair in French Studies
Department of Spanish and Portuguese
Stone Center for Latin American Studies

Before Anthropology: Enlightenment Science and the Category of the Human

Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 18:00

Andrew S. Curran
William Armstrong Professor of the Humanities
Wesleyan University
Lecture:
“Before Anthropology: Enlightenment Science and the Category of the Human”
Thursday, April 4, 2019, 6:00 PM
Stone Auditorium, Woldenberg Art Center, Room 210
Sponsors:
School of Liberal Arts Center for Scholars
Kathryn B. Gore Chair in French Studies
Stone Center for Latin American Studies

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