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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**
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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.

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.**
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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.**
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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.**
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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.** 
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Black History Month Special Program: Public poetry reading of O Navio Negreiro, The Slave Ship

Friday, February 7, 2020 - 15:30

Brazil had the longest-lasting slave economy in the Americas, importing an estimated ten times as many African slaves as the U.S. In recognition of Black History Month, we will celebrate the monumental importance of these four million enslaved men and women with a bilingual reading of the Castro Alves poem “O Navio Negreiro (The Slave Ship).” For more information contact: Professor Megwen Loveless (mloveles@tulane.edu).

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.

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