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The 2020 Dr. H. Barry and Lucy V. Holt Lecture in Ethnohistory: "City of Blood, City of Flowers: Why the Aztecs Enchant Us"

Friday, March 6, 2020 - 17:00

The Stone Center for Latin American Studies, the Tulane Department of History, and the Middle American Research Institute invite you to the 2020 Dr. H. Barry and Lucy V. Holt Lecture in Ethnohistory: “City of Blood, City of Flowers: Why the Aztecs Enchant Us” presented by Dr. Davíd Carrasco.

LAGO Symposium on Community-Engaged Scholarship

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Saturday, February 29, 2020 - 09:00

The Latin Americanist Graduate Organization (LAGO) is pleased to announce its Symposium on Community-Engaged Scholarship. This full-day event will include a series of presentations featuring graduate students, faculty, and local leaders working at the intersection of academia and community. All are welcome to attend one or more of three talks. Breakfast and lunch will be provided.
 
SYMPOSIUM SCHEDULE
9 – 9:30 AM | Breakfast
9:30 – 11 AM | “The Role of the Arts in Community Engagement and Activism”
Moderator: Megan Flattley (Stone Center PhD Candidate)

Latin American Writers Series: Dolores Reyes

Friday, March 27, 2020 - 17:30

Ecuadorian writer and Tulane Visiting Scholar Gabriela Alemán interviews Argentine writer Dolores Reyes about her life, interests, and influences. **This event will be held in Spanish.**
About the Latin American Writers Series

Latin American Writers Series: Rodrigo Fuentes

Thursday, March 19, 2020 - 17:30

Tulane Visiting Scholar and Ecuadorian author Gabriela Alemán interviews Guatemalan writer Rodrigo Fuentes about his life, interests, and influences. **This event will be held in Spanish**
About the Latin American Writers Series

Latin American Writers Series: Andrea Palet (Editorial Laurel)

Thursday, March 12, 2020 - 17:30

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. **This event will be held in Spanish.** 
About the Latin American Writers Series

Understanding Maya Fare: Beyond Tamales and Cacao

Friday, March 6, 2020 - 16:00

In collaboration with the Annual Tulane Maya Symposium, this workshop focuses on foods of the Maya.  The K-12 Educator Workshop will focus on a basic introduction to Maya archaeology and cultural heritage of the Maya today. Participants will explore the foods of the Maya focusing on the role of food over time. Join us as we hear from chocolate specialists and our Kaqchikel language scholar will discuss the importance of corn.

Latin American Writers Series: Damián Cabrera

Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 17:30

Join the Stone Center for Latin American Studies for an interview with Damián Cabrera about his life, interests, and influences. The discussion will be followed by an open Q&A. This event will be held in Spanish.
About the Latin American Writers Series

Latin American Writers Series: Damián Cabrera

Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 17:30

Tulane Visiting Scholar and Ecuadorian author Gabriela Alemán interviews Paraguayan writer Damián Cabrera about his life, interests, and influences. **This event will be held in Spanish**
About the Latin American Writers Series

Tunica-Biloxi Language & Culture in the Classroom

Saturday, January 25, 2020 - 09:00

This collaborative workshop is designed for middle to high school Social Studies educators to enhance the teaching of the Tunica community while highlighting this group as part of a series of ancient civilizations currently taught at the K-12 level. This workshop is the first one in the series aimed at increasing and extending the current teaching of ancient civilizations in the Americas.

Tunica-Biloxi Language in the K-12 Classroom

Saturday, January 25, 2020 - 09:00

This collaborative workshop is designed for K-12 Social Studies educators to enhance the teaching of the Tunica community while highlighting this group as part of a series of ancient civilizations currently taught at the K-12 level. This workshop is the first one in the series aimed at increasing and extending the current teaching of ancient civilizations in the Americas. The local focus on Louisiana indigenous people and culture will enable educators to create deeper connections when teaching about indigenous identity across the Americas such as the Maya, the Aztec and the Inca.

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